In the early hours of Friday morning night-revellers in Pattaya witnessed a major police operation, involving some 100 officers, to control the closing times of entertainment venues throughout the city. Officials said that most venues had complied with the regulatory 3:00 am closing for those within the specified zone, and 2:00 am for those outside.
Pattaya, November 26, 2010 [PDN]: At approximately 3.15am, a special task force of 100 officers, under the supervision of Chonburi Deputy Commissioner Theeraphon Jindaluang, inspected entertainment venues throughout Pattaya City. They were concentrating specifically on closing times together with three measures previously announced by the authorities : 1. No under18 year-olds inside the venues, 2. No drugs and 3. No weapons or other dangerous illegal items in the venues.