Sometimes (not often) the mails sent by readers at Bangkok Post are interesting.
This one is indeed very interesting. It shows what some thais are thinking about land ownership and “foreigners”.
After all the commotion on Koh Samui after the arrest of Lauren Daniel James Fray further highlighting the involvement of foreigners illegally involved in buying, selling and developing land, isn’t it time the authorities did something about this scourge?
There are a large number of foreigners in Thailand who own land illegally through nominee companies.
This land is often engaged in profitable enterprises and not just to build a home on.
It is time for the Thai government to clarify the issue on land ownership by foreigners.
It is time to clamp down on these so-called “property developers” skirting around the law.
Once again the average law-abiding Thais have sand kicked in their faces by foreigners and complicit Thai officials who are getting rich on the back of criminal enterprise.
YADDON TOPLOI Bangkok