Archive for May 3rd, 2008

From Terry Durack’s Eat blog at the Indy:

It appears that everyone but me knows that the Thai government has increased the number of days in the year in which the sale of alcohol is illegal at all bars, restaurants, supermarkets and convenience stores. In the past, this applied to a number of Buddhist holidays, auspicious royal days such as the King’s birthday, and election days.

Fair enough. But a new law outlaws alcohol on the two days leading up to the election as well. And it’s election season. One local restaurateur said the bans have made his business extremely difficult, with no less than eight alcohol-free days decreed in the past two months alone.

It’s not only Norway, then…

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