New operating hours from 4 pm-midnight for Khao San vendors

Four tourists on Khao San Road in Bangkok

Four tourists on Khao San Road in Bangkok. Image: Fabio Achilli.

Vendors on Khao San road, one of Bangkok’s best known landmarks among backpackers, will be allowed to do their business from 4 pm until midnight instead of 6 pm until midnight as earlier mandated by the City Administration.

Phra Nakhon district chief Mr Pongsathorn Siritham said that the new 4 pm-midnight operating hours for the vendors was agreed upon at a meeting of the district-level committee to resolve vending problem which comprises representatives from metropolitan police, vendors, Phra Nakhon district, municipal police and the community.

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By Thai PBS

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