No alcoholic beverages will be sold on April 13, the traditional Thai New Year, if the Alcohol Control Committee’s (ACC) proposal is approved.
BANGKOK – Thailand’s Alcohol Control Committee’s (ACC) has passed a resolution that would see the ban of alcohol sales in Thailand on the first day of Songkran which in also the first day of the Thai New Year. ACC deputy chair Dr Sukhum Karnchanapimai, who is also the permanent secretary for Public Health said it […]
BANGKOK – The Province of Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand has posted the highest number of accidents, in Thailand’s “Seven Dangerous Days” of New Years, while Nakhon Ratchasima has suffered the most deaths. On the 5th day of Thailand’s “seven dangerous days” of New Year there were 569 road accidents which killed 72 people and […]
CHIANG RAI – Casualties from the first three days of the “Seven Dangerous Days” of safety driving campaign have risen to 167 killed and 1,793 injured, with drunk driving being the main culprit of the road carnage. According to the Centre for the Prevention and Reduction of Road Accidents during the New Year’s festival, […]