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KATHU: Region 8 Police Chief Pol Lt Gen Pichai Soontornsajabool and the Kathu Police Department have jointly announced a new project to help foreigners in the Patong area. The project name, roughly translated, is “Good Foreign Friends”. Kathu Police Superintendent Chalit Thintanee told the Gazette, “The police want to establish links with groups of long-stay tourists and business people. We want to set up friendly but formal meetings, similar in style to those of the Patong Rotary Club. “The purpose will be to discuss foreigners’ problems and provide them with useful advice, such as which Thai people are good to deal with – and which should be avoided. We want to improve cooperation and understanding between the Patong Police and the foreign community.” The goal is to increase foreigners’ safety. This will be achieved by exchanging information about the movement of criminal elements in the area, both Thai and foreign. The one-year project made a quiet debut last month, but Kathu police are now urging the public to cooperate with and support it. For more informaton about the project contact the Kathu Police Station: 076-342719-20.

 

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