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Thursday, July 10, 2014

Beware, the 48-hour booze-buying ban starts tonight

Beware, the 48-hour booze-buying ban starts tonight
By Coconuts Bangkok 

BANGKOK: -- The sale of alcohol will be banned on Friday and Saturday as they are two important Buddhist holidays.

The booze ban will be effective for 48 hours from 12:01am on Friday to midnight on Saturday, according to Peerapong  Saichua, deputy permanent secretary for the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration.
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