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Prostitution in Pattaya: Cleaning up Thailand's 'Sin City'

By: Joanna COCKERELL | Julia KIM | Sonia BARITELLO | Stéphane BERNSTEIN

It's known as Sin City: Thailand's hedonistic paradise Pattaya is home to tens of thousands of sex workers and attracts hordes of foreign sex tourists. But this is exactly the type of reputation the country's ruling junta is trying to clean up. Police and soldiers are now on the alert, as growing reports of underage prostitution, drug abuse and organised crime further muddy Pattaya's name.

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