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(From Bangkok Post)
Byline: Story by SUJINTANA HEMTASILPA
Six months after the Dec 26 tsunami hit Thailand's Andaman shoreline, and with the peak tourist travelling season over, the region that once was the country's most popular destination is still almost dead quiet. There is barely a sign of business activity, particularly in those tourism and hospitality sectors.
The rainy season began early in May. Throughout the day, brief showers interrupt outdoor activities. Along the shoreline, the Andaman monsoon has turned the calm, turquoise seas into rough, greyish waves that crash onto the beaches. Local authorities have put up signs warning residents …