2017.04.20 Bangkok St Food NO BAN

Top

Relax! Bangkok's street food isn't going anywhere - tourism minister after public outcry

Relax! Bangkok's street food isn't going anywhere - tourism minister after public outcry





link this page https://goo.gl/8nCYso

















QR Code: SM hub this page

No typing, point & scan for instant access
qr code scanner icon_resize.jpg
FREE smartphone QR code reader


Social Media QR Menu: Pending 


Vendors: see free sample














In Detail




Thailand's tourism minister has brought hope to those who found themselves distraught over a recently reported decision to ban street food in Bangkok, stating that vendors will be able to remain as long as they adhere to stricter safety and hygiene requirements.

Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Thailand's minister of tourism and sports, announced on Facebook on Wednesday that media reports which said that street food was being banned in the capital city were false.

Instead, she said the city is simply "striving for the sustainability of this significant feature of tourist attraction." She specifically mentioned street food sales on the famous roads of Yaowaraj and Khao San, popular areas for both tourists and locals.

She went on to state that the governor of Bangkok has instructed "all relating departments" to discuss feasible solutions with the Metropolitan Police Bureau and its Traffic Division.

Wattanavrangkul gave a list of measures which are currently under consideration, including the strict observance of hygiene standards by vendors, food stalls which are uniform and have a "local identity," mandatory training programs for all personnel dealing with street food, a mandatory test which vendors must pass, and special attention paid to dish cleaning and waste management.

"In short, street food vendors would not banned," Wattanavrangkul wrote.

"On the contrary, they would be supported and facilitated adhering to the features of tourist attractions as well as universal hygienic standards," she added. Media outlets first reported on the planned street food ban on Tuesday, citing officials from the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA).

The news sparked confusion and anger among locals and tourists alike, especially after the city had just been named the world's best street food destination by CNN.

Many took to social media to lament about their "aching hearts" and the reality of a "less 











Related Articles
















Share this page 


link to this page https://goo.gl/bIeInH



















Updates









Posted to Facebook Group Bangkok Nightlife  100,000 + members .. free to join 








Tourism Bangkok

Image may contain: 1 person
By Last Five (5) items:   see all  
 
Directory Tourism

Master Index Tourism Bangkok

Industry and ThemeName & URLMain Function
Transport: Major Stations Tourism Major Transport Stations Skytrain, Subway, River 
Newbies: Introduction to Bangkok "Novice to Advanced" Novice to Pro 
BTS (skytrain) Stations BTS Directory Map / Menu / Attractions / Food & Drink 
Tourism web tools tips and tricks useful web tools 
Discounts / Promotions Discount - Promos - Specials Promotions / Specials / Discount Cards 
Showing 5 items from page Master Directory Tourism Bangkok sorted by edit time. View more »
click: Vacation fun: all activities Prices Bangkok

Viator
https://www.partner.viator.com/en/22027/Bangkok/d343-ttd?activities=all

or narrow the search in Viator Bangkok by category




Hotels nearby




Recommended: 

Agoda search   











Other stuff









Media Channels



Thaibis
  



Places visited  


Where we have been link

why try .. . see places of interest, sort table by any column


Bangkok Hospitality & Tourism

Donate Photos, videos to to our Community Groups

Become a Roaming reporter how it works



News
  • Local Hosts Adventure Bangkok Travel meet Locals Bangkok have created A SUPER SOLUTION with collaboration Enlgish spired by KruPor Local Thai learning English become a host for the day, your tour buddy during a ...
    Posted 31 Mar 2018, 03:04 by Happi Mess
  • 9 Thai Fruits You Should Try in Bangkok One of the things that most all 1st time visitors travelling through Bangkok Bangkok quickly notice is the large variety of fruits on the streets. Thailand has many fruits that ...
    Posted 31 Mar 2018, 03:03 by Happi Mess
  • Facebook is recording your calls Full Reportshare this page https://goo.gl/14gXkwUpdatesRelated topicsNew to town?Be Served Get the most use a Host" Local Travel Host ServicesServe yourself > D ...
    Posted 27 Mar 2018, 19:50 by Happi Mess
  • Singha Food fest 2 Bangkok March 23rd to 25th  share this page https://goo.gl/soZssiQR code this page, get FREE reader 23rd March to 25th ALL DETAILS Updates Related topics New to town? Be Served  Get the ...
    Posted 23 Mar 2018, 21:56 by Happi Mess
  • Celebrate Women in VR & Win 360 Cameras share this page https://goo.gl/QbLkb8PrizesThe Future is Female Award A Vuze+ Camera (valued at 1195USD) will be awarded to the creator who produces content of the ...
    Posted 21 Mar 2018, 22:55 by Happi Mess
Showing posts 1 - 5 of 205. View more »