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Bangkok to ban street food stalls in clean-up crusade -- "If you want to clean out all the vendors it's like you are cleaning out our culture itself."
© AFP | A man prepares food at a street stall in the Phrakanong district of Bangkok
BANGKOK (AFP) – Street food stalls will be banned from all of Bangkok’s main roads under a clean-up crusade, a city hall official said Tuesday, prompting outcry and anguish in a food-obsessed capital famed for its spicy roadside cuisine.For months city officials have hemmed in hawkers of all kinds across the metropolis, where hitting the pavement for everything from late-night noodles to fried insects is the closest Thailand has to a national pastime. 297 more words
A recent survey carried out by Scam Savers showed that 67 per cent of respondents would not know who to contact for help if they were sold a counterfeit product. 335 more words
Cassie Riley discovered that the selling of counterfeit goods is not only apparent online when she bought GHD straighteners at an airport in Faro.
She said that she found out they were fake straighteners when she rang GHD to give them a code, which would entitle her to a 2-year warranty. 336 more words