Residents in the troubled far South are against making the region a special administration zone, says army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha.
He said the idea was "favoured mostly by outsiders", whereas locals do not want a special administration zone, he said.
The special administration idea has been floated by former premier Chavalit Yongchaiyudh. There are currently two special administration zones in Thailand _ Bangkok and Pattaya.
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