Governor suspends seven bars

PHUKET: Phuket Governor Pongpayome Vasaputi today announced the temporary closure of seven entertainment venues for breaking a variety of laws and regulations. In Phuket Town, the Pe-Tai, near Saphan Hin Stadium, will be closed from August 4 to August 18 for staging lewd shows. The Candy Pub, on Ong Sim Phai Rd, will be closed from August 4 to August 10 for staying open past 2 am. In Patong, both the Pasha Pub in Soi Sunset, and the Galaxy discotheque in Soi Titanic, off Bangla Rd, will be closed for admitting customers under 20 years of age. Pasha will be closed from August 4 to August 18 while Galaxy will be closed from August 4 to August 10. Three go-go bars – Oral A-Go-Go, Rock Hard A-Go-Go and Flash A-Go-Go – all along Soi Bangla, have been ordered to close for 15 days from August 4, for staging lewd shows. The suspensions follow police raids on the venues last month.

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