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Chiang Mai’s Doi Suthep houses to be immediately vacated

Tanutam Thawan

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It’s time to go.

The Chiang Mai OrBorJor and protest groups opposing the Doi Suthep housing project for judges and officials have agreed that the 45 housing units for judges must be immediately vacated.

As those who still stay at a nine-unit condominium building, the meeting agreed that they must be moved too, to a smaller condo building within a set timeframe. The meeting agreed that if f the space in the four-unit building wasn’t adequate to accommodate the occupants, then more space should be arranged for them.

“The controversial housing units and the condo building must be returned to the Treasury Department as quick as possible.”

Despite the agreement, Thirasak Roopsuwan – a representative of the network of civic groups, says they will press ahead with their plan to hold a rally at Tha Pae city gate on August 26 to reaffirm their demand for the dismantling of all the construction structures of the Region 5 Appeals Court at Doi Suthep so that the area in question can be restored to its natural status.

The Office of the Judicial Affairs has asked for a new land plot at the plants research centre in Chiang Rai from the Agricultural Technique Department to be developed into a new home and office of the Region 5 Appeals Court.

Chiang Mai's Doi Suthep houses to be immediately vacated | News by Thaiger

SOURCE: Thai PBS

Chiang Mai's Doi Suthep houses to be immediately vacated | News by Thaiger

 

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