Thailand's increasing intolerance of alcohol

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Re: Thailand's increasing intolerance of alcohol

Post by PeteC » Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:32 pm

....."If it’s true, it means we affect their business and reduce their sales … if it’s true, it means the alcohol businesses feel shaken.”.....

Really typical, isn't it. Attack and penalize the suppliers of legal beverages rather than educating the public concerning proper use of the beverages. The old nanny mindset and that anyone outside of the Bangkok elite are too stupid and uneducated to make decisions for themselves.

Seems similar to "lets get rid of the vans and replace them with minibuses"....but we'll use the same drivers. :roll: Pete :cheers:
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Re: Thailand's increasing intolerance of alcohol

Post by Felipesed1 » Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:29 pm

So now he will try to prohibit sex?

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Re: Thailand's increasing intolerance of alcohol

Post by HHTel » Sat Feb 18, 2017 4:26 pm

Good News - I hope!

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Re: Thailand's increasing intolerance of alcohol

Post by PeteC » Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:22 am

I noticed a strange thing. Was just watching a replay of the Exeter/Worcester rugby match played Saturday in Worcester. They have a digital advertisement board going around the perimeter of the field. Up comes the Singha lion symbol and the words "Singha Lager", but preceding it was a lengthly line of Thai script. With the in-house spectators and those watching on UK TV arguably being 99.9% non-Thai, why would they spend the money to put an advertisement in Thai script, which was longer and seemed to say more than the English version of the ad? The economic thinking behind it is a mystery to me. Pete :cheers:
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Re: Thailand's increasing intolerance of alcohol

Post by Deep Blue » Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:57 am

Felipesed1 wrote:So now he will try to prohibit sex?
You have no worries - sex with animals will continue to be legal.

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Re: Thailand's increasing intolerance of alcohol

Post by HHTel » Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:27 am

prcscct wrote:I noticed a strange thing. Was just watching a replay of the Exeter/Worcester rugby match played Saturday in Worcester. They have a digital advertisement board going around the perimeter of the field. Up comes the Singha lion symbol and the words "Singha Lager", but preceding it was a lengthly line of Thai script. With the in-house spectators and those watching on UK TV arguably being 99.9% non-Thai, why would they spend the money to put an advertisement in Thai script, which was longer and seemed to say more than the English version of the ad? The economic thinking behind it is a mystery to me. Pete :cheers:
Well Thai beers are readily available in the UK and I was surprised to learn how the Thai population residing there is growing:- 16,000 in 2001, 44,000 in 2011 and just a year later (2012) 54,000. I couldn't find a figure for 2016 but at the rate of increase, it could have doubled. Maybe ads in Thai language is in recognition of a growing Thai residence.

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Re: Thailand's increasing intolerance of alcohol

Post by bsdk1960 » Sun Feb 19, 2017 8:41 am

HHTel wrote:
prcscct wrote:I noticed a strange thing. Was just watching a replay of the Exeter/Worcester rugby match played Saturday in Worcester. They have a digital advertisement board going around the perimeter of the field. Up comes the Singha lion symbol and the words "Singha Lager", but preceding it was a lengthly line of Thai script. With the in-house spectators and those watching on UK TV arguably being 99.9% non-Thai, why would they spend the money to put an advertisement in Thai script, which was longer and seemed to say more than the English version of the ad? The economic thinking behind it is a mystery to me. Pete :cheers:
Well Thai beers are readily available in the UK and I was surprised to learn how the Thai population residing there is growing:- 16,000 in 2001, 44,000 in 2011 and just a year later (2012) 54,000. I couldn't find a figure for 2016 but at the rate of increase, it could have doubled. Maybe ads in Thai language is in recognition of a growing Thai residence.
But PM Phrayat say that thai will be the leading launguice so no problem with that :bow:

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