Police have made good on their threat to push back tables and chairs from the sidewalks of Siem Reap's popular Pub Street after a letter was distributed last month to bars and restaurants in the area ordering them to rein in their furniture. Alex Mills, co-owner of Funky Munky bar, told the Post that a large group of police gave businesses a warning on Monday before enforcing the regulation Tuesday morning. "If anything, it'll make it easier and open up the area more," Alex said, "But I dare say it won't take long before people start sneaking their furniture back out again." Municipal officers cleared Phnom Penh's riverside pavement in January, citing the interest of walking tourists.
No sitting allowed: Pub street cleared
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