How to avoid Thai restaurants, bar food in Thailand
Thais are used to dining at Thai restaurants in the capital, Bangkok, and have a taste for bar food.
The new rules came into force on Tuesday.
They say diners who do not have a Thai passport will be fined, but that they will not be punished for failing to pay their bill.
“We expect that the customers will respect the rules,” said Mueen Makhaya, head of the Tourism Ministry’s office of information and tourism.
The Ministry also has a “Thai” section in its website, which gives advice on visiting the country.
A total of 30 restaurants and bars have been designated for the ban, but some bars and restaurants have been given exemptions, such as restaurants in a high-rise building or hotels.
Some restaurants in Bangkok will still be allowed to open after Tuesday.
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But not everyone is happy with the new rules.
“It’s very dangerous for people with health problems to go to bars,” said Anjum, a restaurant owner.
Thailand is the largest producer of food in Southeast Asia and the third-largest in the world after China and the Philippines.
The government says that it will allow all food, including bars and nightclubs, to be served on public transport, at restaurants, and in bars.
In recent months, the country has been plagued by protests over high crime and high levels of corruption.
The country has a history of ethnic and religious tensions and has been rocked by violence in recent years.