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Bangkok officials announced a ban on dine-in services at restaurants after 7pm, but PM Prayut Chan-o-cha quickly changed the order to allow people to eat at the restaurants until 9pm, saying an earlier-hour ban would have a negative impact on the restaurant owners and the economy.

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration had announced this morning that restaurants in the capital would only be able to offer dine-in services from 6am to 7pm. Takeaway orders would be allowed after 7pm and alcohol would be banned during all operating hours. The new measures were supposed to start tomorrow.

Prayut changed the order this afternoon to allow restaurants to offer dine-in services for an additional 2 hours. He did not mention any changes to the BMA’s ban on alcohol.

Restaurant owners also need to arrange tables and dining space in line with the disease control measures and social-distancing practices. Prayut says if the restaurants do not follow disease control measures, then the eateries will be fined and forced to close.

Bangkok and 27 other provinces are currently classified as the “Red Zone” which is the highest risk of the Covid-19 outbreak. Conditions and measures will vary by province due to the situation of different areas across the country.

The order of a total ban on dining in restaurants has been discussed among all parties concerned in recent days and is eventually announced today.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand | Facebook: Work Point Today

 

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9 Comments

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    Toby Andrews

    Monday, January 4, 2021 at 5:54 pm

    What a lovable fine compassionate PM Cha Cha he is.
    He might be a despotic tyrant dictator, but he is a despotic tyrant dictator with a heart, letting the peasants dine until 9 p.m.
    Three cheers for the despotic tyrant dictator, hip hip.
    three cheers for – I can’t hear you . . .

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      ipissonjohn

      Monday, January 4, 2021 at 6:15 pm

      the Stockholm syndrome here is heavy… Im your abuser, but I keep you alive so you like me still just enough you don’t give up all hope.

      Imagine being locked in a basement against your will by the person who feeds, and you enjoy seeing him once every 2 days because you are really hungry. He might whip and beat after you eat, but its worth it for the food and human contact.

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    Toby Andrews

    Monday, January 4, 2021 at 6:39 pm

    You refer to the P.M. Cha Cha of course.

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    Ian

    Monday, January 4, 2021 at 9:52 pm

    If thier is a God or budha or karma why oh why has this tyrant leader not got covid but thiers still time only problem is the leaders seem to recover ie Boris Mr trump so alas even the gods aren’t on our side looks like the 3 fingers army must march on to gain the victory the majority of the world want but not the I’m all right jack brigade who have been away from FREEDOM and FREE SPEECH to long

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    Toby Andrews

    Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 12:01 am

    Maybe they sold their souls to the Devil and have now immunity.
    However Boris, Trump, and Hun Sen did contract the virus.
    So maybe they did not sell their souls to the Devil.

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    Issan John

    Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 3:00 am

    I’ve never been able to understand how these “disease control measures” are meant to work.

    Cling film barriers left and right I can understand, although few restaurants have them. What they all have, though, are a cling film barrier across the middle, between diners who not only came to the restaurant together but probably in the same car, possibly rather more.

    Why? What for? 🙂

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      Andre

      Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 4:49 am

      Looks like a romantic setting to get in mood for the night.

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    Mr cynic

    Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 5:26 am

    I don’t get how it’s fine to sit there and eat at one time of day but is against the law to sit at the same place and eat the same meal at another time?
    Does the virus know what time of day it is?
    Ever cross their minds many people have to work shifts!

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      The Thaiger

      Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at 8:51 am

      Blocked

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