Thailawforum took to the streets of Khaosan to ask tourists and locals their thoughts on the government’s street food ban

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) announced in April that sale of street food will be banned in all the 50 districts by the end of the month in an effort to “return the pavement to the pedestrians,” and restore “order and hygiene.”

Thailawforum’s Georgina Donn took to the streets of Bangkok to ask tourists and locals alike how they felt about the ban and if they think it will affect tourism in the country.

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Anal Sex Law Change in Queensland

by admin on May 27, 2016

A change in sex law in Queensland means the state has finally caught up with the rest of the country.

Currently, the legal age of consent for vaginal sex is 16, but anal sex remains illegal until the age of 18, and is still referred to as sodomy under the Criminal Code.

Young gay men have previously felt discriminated against, and have had issues seeking safe sex information, with health care practitioners obligated to inform those asking about the illegality of the act.

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Queensland is the only jurisdiction in Australia where the ages of consent are different.

Health Minister Cameron Dick said:

“By making this change, we’re addressing the disparity between the age of consent for penetrative sex, which has resulted in adverse consequences for young people in this state.”

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Indonesian Sex Offenders to be Chemical Castrated

May 27, 2016

Pedophiles in Indonesia will now receive chemical castration, in accordance with a new decree signed by president Joko Widodo, reports the New York Times. The new punishment is a response to the public outcry that occurred following a brutal gang rape and murder in April of a 14 year old girl in Sumatra. Seven teenage […]

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Fortune Telling in Thailand, Astrology and Face Reading

March 10, 2016

If Eastern mysticism conjures visions of be-robed men chanting and banging gongs, then you are probably not far wrong. However, if you are looking for a more down to earth experience, you could visit one of Bangkok’s many riverside fortune tellers, who can read your future in your palm, the stars and even your face. […]

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