Alcohol off sales from Sunday?

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Alcohol off sales from Sunday?

Post by Bangkokian » Fri May 01, 2020 7:31 pm

From several posters on Thai-visa -- Richard Barrow who is usually reliable and others.

IMPORTANT: The ban on sale of alcohol will be lifted on Sunday 3rd May. More information will be released tomorrow but it looks like the only stipulation is that you must takeaway. You cannot drink on the premises.

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Re: Alcohol off sales from Sunday?

Post by Bangkokian » Fri May 01, 2020 7:35 pm

From B.P. just now:

Sales of alcoholic beverages will be allowed again from Sunday but people will not be allowed to drink in restaurants when they reopen, the government said on Friday.

The announcement was published on Friday in the Royal Gazette as part of the easing of some of the stringent measures imposed it the battle against the coronavirus.

The decision represents an about-face by the government, which said earlier this week that the alcohol ban would remain in effect until May 31 after it renewed the emergency decree for another month.

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Re: Alcohol off sales from Sunday?

Post by Bangkokian » Sat May 02, 2020 7:13 pm

As GB said earlier, I wouldn't want to be on the roads tomorrow.

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Re: Alcohol off sales from Sunday?

Post by Gaybutton » Sat May 02, 2020 7:29 pm

Bangkokian wrote:
Sat May 02, 2020 7:13 pm
As GB said earlier, I wouldn't want to be on the roads tomorrow.
I think half the country is going to go on an unprecedented bender, and it's going to last more than just 1 day. The saving grace might be a lot of people don't have enough money left to buy any liquor, although I have a feeling even totally broke drunks will figure out a way to somehow come up with the money. I certainly won't be on the roads either.

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Re: Alcohol off sales from Sunday?

Post by Bangkokian » Tue May 05, 2020 2:58 am

No alcohol sales on Wednesday. Visakha Bucha Day.

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