Phuket request for Patong nightllife 4am closing shrouded in silence

PUBLISHED ON WED, APR 19, 2017 10:25 AM

Phuket request for Patong nightllife 4am closing shrouded in silence

The Phuket News

 

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Revellers on Phuket's main party street Bangla Rd in Patong. Photo: Tanyaluk Sakoot

 

PHUKET: -- Provincial officials and leading nightlife operators in Patong have reported that they have no idea on how the formal request by former Governor Chockchai Dejamornthan to allow entertainment venues along Bangla Rd to stay open until 4am is progressing.

 

Ex-Governor Chockchai dispatched the initial request to Bangkok before Feb 16.

 

He later requested to extend the later trading times to venues in the entertainment zone in Karon as well. 

 

Phuket Provincial Chief Administrative Officer (Palad) Thawornwat Kongkaew told The Phuket News yesterday (April 18) that Ministry of Tourism & Sports officials made enquiries related to the request just before the Songkran holidays (April 13-15).

“They just asked some details about Patong from the Phuket Provincial Office before Songkran,” he said.

 

Asked will the Phuket Provincial Office, which is headed by the new Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong, will follow up, Mr Thawornwat replied, “We have done our job.”

 

Asked, how long processing the request – whether approved or denied – was expected to take, Mr Thawornwat said, “I have no idea. They just asked for information from us. They need time to work on the official process.”

 

Source: http://www.thephuketnews.com/phuket-request-for-bangla-4am-closing-shrouded-in-silence-61826.php

 
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