A Thai family’s desperate search for their missing daughter – BBC, June 18, 2013
…The Thai police are reluctant to take a missing person report until a full 24 hours have passed.
“If they’d started to look quicker I’m sure I could have got my daughter back,” said Manee.
…If that is the case Pattaya is a likely destination. A sleazy tourist town on the Gulf of Thailand, it has become infamous as a sordid magnet for trafficked children and paedophiles…