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Chuwit demands goverment take action to stamp out prostitution in Thailand

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Chuwit Kamolvisit outside CentralWorld in Bangkok

Chuwit Kamolvisit outside the Central World department store in Bangkok. Photo: Jeremy.

Networks of businessmen, government officials and politicians are behind the country’s booming illegal sex industry, Rak Prathet Thai Party leader Chuwit Kamolvisit alleged yesterday.

“The sex industry earns more than Bt200 billion a year. It’s (equivalent to) almost 10 per cent of the country’s national budget,” said Chuwit, a former massage parlour tycoon.

Speaking at a press conference, the colourful politician said he would go to the US Embassy today to provide information on human trafficking.

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