None of the tawdry Soi Bangla exhibitions closed.
The wildlife abuses and the sex hows will go on, and on, and on.
There's too much corrupt money involved for them to be stopped.
How shameful it is that it takes a visiting celebrity to highlight that the authorities in Patong remain blind to the sleaze and the wildlife abuse around them.
If Phuket seriously wants to attract quality tourists, then Soi Bangla is the perfect place to start a cleanup campaign.
Put Soi Bangla back on track, and some other celebrities just might visit Phuket ... and tweet about the sun, sand and sea.
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