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Thai tourists in Japan get tips on good manners from embassy

Thai Embassy dishes out etiquette advice for citizens visiting Japan.
Thai Embassy dishes out etiquette advice for citizens visiting Japan. Image by Andrea Schaffer / CC BY 2.0

Don’t speak loudly in public, don’t jump queues and don’t use chopsticks to pick up food for others – these tips are among the 10 manners guidelines suggested to Thai visitors to Japan by the Royal Thai Embassy in Tokyo. The embassy said the tips were intended to help Thai tourists avoid pitfalls, but advised that they should not worry too much about the rules. Read more: bangkokpost.com