Breaking News: Phuket pirated goods vendors protest paying off officials

PHUKET: Sellers from about 40 pirated goods shops in Phuket took to the streets today in protest of allegedly being forced to pay “too much” money to a variety of government offices in Bangkok.

Protesters are currently on the streets holding signs saying, “Closed because we cannot afford paying extortion money”.

— Kritsada Mueanhawong

Phuket News

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