Opinion: How the military coup saved Thailand's top holiday island of Phuket from ruin

By Alan Morison and Chutima Sidasathian, Special to CNN Published 8th August 2014
Post-coup: Patong Beach, Phuket.
Post-coup: Patong Beach, Phuket.
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A Patong Beach vendor watches as the area is cleared of illegal structures.
A Patong Beach vendor watches as the area is cleared of illegal structures.
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