Thai authorities order safety checks at entertainment venues

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Thai authorities order safety checks at entertainment venues

The bars and pubs in Soi Cowboy are located next to Terminal 21, Bangkok. Eustaquio Santimano flickr. The Thailand governor Chadchart Sittipunt ordered all 50 districts to carry out safety checks at entertainment venues after the fatal nightclub fire in Chon Buri and another recent fire incident in the Silom area.

The governor has received 400 reports on Saturday with 83 locations considered problematic and ordered to suspend their operations, as a result of a city-wide survey of the safety of entertainment venues.