Chiang Mai and Northern provinces
suffering from environmental disaster
A Thai military transport plane douses water above
Chiang Mai province in an attempt to fight the haze on Saturday, March 17, 2007.
(AP Photo/Wichai Taprieu)
Governor gets tough in
smoky Mae Hong Son
Mae Hong Son Governor Direk Konkreep ordered the supervisor of the Land
Reservation Office removed from his post after he apparently allowed forest
burning in the city.
At a press conference at the governor’s residence, the Governor signed an order
to remove Isara Anurakpongsathon, the chief of the Provincial Land Development
Office. Subsequently the Provincial Land Development office will submit the
order to Isara’s superiors to have him removed out of Mae Hong Son provincial