Thailand’s junta boss appoints new boss to run ‘Sin City’ Pattaya

Thailand’s junta leader has appointed the scion of a notorious political clan to run the country’s money-spinning “Sin City” of Pattaya, as he woos allies ahead of an anticipated run in next year’s elections.
With its beaches, myriad hotels and raucous nightlife, Pattaya is a lucrative tourist hub and the heart of Thailand’s massive sex industry.
Prayuth Chan-ocha, who leads the ruling junta, booted out the current mayor of the freewheeling resort and…