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Daytime dining banned in Brunei restaurants during Ramadan

Daytime dining banned in Brunei.
Daytime dining banned in Brunei. Image by Maurina Rara / CC BY 2.0

All restaurants in the Sultanate of Brunei have been forbidden to serve dine-in customers from dawn until dusk during Ramadan, regardless of the owners’ or customers’ religions. However, food and drink can be packed away for non-Muslims to be consumed out of the public eye. The ban, effective from today, is in place for the second year running in Brunei, despite protests from some non-Muslim restaurant owners. Read more: channelnewsasia.com