Drinking competitions: Man died after Cha-Am hotel company function

Drinking competitions: Man died after Cha-Am hotel company function



Picture: Phum Hot News


It has emerged that the Chiang Mai man who died after drinking a whole jug of beer in one go was at a company function at a hotel in the resort town of Cha-Am.


The practice of drinking competitions was criticized after the man died in hospital at the end of last month. 


The hotel was not named but Petchphoom Hot News said on Facebook that a team of police, health and local officials had visited the hotel to remind them of the law. 



Picture: Phum Hot News


The hotel said that they had accepted a booking from 150 guests who were using a function room for activities associated with a company outing. 


Those activities were never specified to the hotel. 


Police reminded the hotel of the law relating to promotion of alcohol but no charges were made. 


Suwatpong, 35, passed out after consuming a jug of beer on June 29th. He later died in a Cha-Am hospital. 


Source: Phum Hot News




-- © Copyright Thai Visa News 2019-07-08
Follow Thaivisa on LINE for breaking Thailand news and visa info
latest news from Hua Hin

SPS Mini League IV Set for Sunday  This Sunday the top academies in Hua Hin will be in action again at SPS Mini League IV. The ‘big four’ of Hua Hin City, Vanon Kanong, SS Academy and Black Mountain will be joined by newcomers Taptai Academy. The 5 a side, Under 11 tournament will get underway at...


Rogue elephant faces transfer after demolishing convenience store  Pictures: 77kaoded A wild elephant in the area of the Kaeng Krachan national park is facing a fate usually reserved for corrupt Thai officials.  A transfer.  On Wednesday night "Bunmee" popped into a convenience store in Huay Sat...


Hua Hin: "We didn't sell our baby online", harassed family tells Thai police Picture: 77kaoded A family in Hua Hin has gone to the police to say that they didn't try to sell their five month old baby online.  The family of the infant have been caught up in the ongoing investigation about an...


Former England Defender Gary Stevens Makes Surprise Appearance in Friendly Match  On Sunday Black Mountain Hua Hin Football Academy welcomed Pak Nam Pran Academy for an afternoon of football. The visitors brought over 50 children and coaches to Black Mountain for five matches followed by an...