PHUKET: Despite a report that the Chalong Police force is understaffed, the region's top cop praised officers there for their work.

“Since I became Region 8 Commander in October last year, I have had no concerns about Chalong. The officers here have done a good job of maintaining the safety of both locals and tourists in the area,” said Region 8 Commander Panya Maman during a visit to the station on Wednesday.

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