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Songkran At London Steak

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Songkran At London Steak

London Steak owner Clayton would like to inform customers that London Steak 1 will be closed over Songkran but Number 2 (opposite Big C) will be open as normal.

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Summer Storms Wreak Havoc In 17 Provinces

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Summer Storms Wreak Havoc In 17 Provinces

The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation said summer storms have wreaked havoc to 17 provinces during April 2-6. Mr Chayapol Thitisak, director-general of the department, said the storms caused damages to 656 homes in 34 districts. Meanwhile, Bangkok was hit by summer storm last night with heavy rains in many areas until this morning….

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Police Considering Adjusting Speed Limits In And Outside Urban Areas

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Police Considering Adjusting Speed Limits In And Outside Urban Areas

The Royal Thai Police and the Ministry of Interior are now considering an amendment to the Land Transport Law that will see speed limits from 80 kilometres an hour adjusted to 110 km/h to facilitate driving on highways, and to 60 km/h in urban areas. The 80-km/h speed limit on some roads has been set by the…

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Songkran At Harley Route 288 Bar

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Songkran At Harley Route 288 Bar

Harley Route 288 Bar are starting Songkran with a bang on Thursday, April 12 when the Leo big band return along with the usual bevvy of Leo beauties . A big buffet plus one Leo will be available at only 299 bht. Sounds a great deal !

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Moto GP – Rent Your Home For the Event At Premium Rates

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Moto GP – Rent Your Home For the Event At Premium Rates

  Buriram Isaan Property has been approached by Motor sport organizations to secure a number of Homes/Villas within a 50 kilometer radius of Buriram for a period of 3 to 10 days over the World Moto GP Race at the Chang International Circuit scheduled for the weekend 5-6-7th October 2018. If you are interested in…

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Illegal Cigarettes Usage In Thailand Has Doubled According To Research

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Illegal Cigarettes Usage In Thailand Has Doubled According To Research

Illicit cigarette use in Thailand has more than doubled, costing the country at least Bt3.6 billion a year in lost tax revenue, a study by the major tobacco company says. Philip Morris (Thailand) Limited [PMTL] revealed the findings of its study on Monday, which compared Q4 of last year with the same period in 2016….

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London Steak To Introduce Ladies’ Night Drink Promotions

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London Steak To Introduce Ladies’ Night Drink Promotions

Clayton at London Steak is introducing Ladies’ Nights on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays where the fair sex can order two cocktails (120bht each) and get one free or two glasses of wine (99bht each) and get one free. Promotion begins at 5pm each day.

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Dart Board Ban Goes Nationwide As Crackdown Continues

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Dart Board Ban Goes Nationwide As Crackdown Continues

Thailand’s ban on bars and entertainment venues allowing punters to play darts is now in affect nationwide.   In January, officials raided bars along Pattaya’s  Soi 6 to confiscate the ‘illegal’ dart boards. Bar owners and staff were told that venues must now have a dart board license if they wanted to be able to…

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Fatal Ignorance: Survey Shows Rabies Is Misunderstood

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Fatal Ignorance:  Survey Shows Rabies Is Misunderstood

Amid a major outbreak of rabies nationwide, including three human deaths so far this year, a survey has revealed major misunderstandings among the public about the disease. Public Health Ministry spokesman Dr Opas Karnkawinpong revealed that up to 60 per cent of the 11,369 people who participated in the recent survey wrongly believed that rabies…

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Jimmy’s Sports Cafe Closed Due To Tragic Family Bereavement

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It is with great sadness that we have to report that Jimmy’s Sports Cafe will be closed until further notice due to the tragic death of Gill, 16 year-old son of Jimmy’s wife Noi. He died in a motorcycle accident and the Buriram Times send our deepest condolences to Jimmy and in particular Noi and…

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