Bangkok governor bans foam for Loy Kratong

Bangkok governor bans foam for Loy Kratong - TNA, October 19, 2004
First of all there was the famous ban on the use of traditional banana leaves, and then there were injunctions to use bread. But this year for the Loy Kratong Festival the message from the Bangkok governor is clear: all 'kratong' made from polystyrene foam will be banned from public parks.
...This contrasts strongly with the policies of former Bangkok governor Samak Sundaravej, who memorably encouraged the use of polystyrene 'kratong', despite protests from environmental groups...
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