Chinese tourists could be fined for wearing Thai scholar uniforms

A Thai lawyer has warned Chinese vacationers to stop wearing Thai pupil uniforms while travelling in Thailand because it might end in a fine of 1,000 baht.
Wearing a Thai scholar uniform when travelling in Thailand has gained momentum amongst Chinese tourists after the well-known Chinese actress and singer, Ju Jingyi, posted a picture of herself wearing a Thai pupil uniform during a go to to Bangkok in February on her Weibo account.
In the picture, Ju Jingyi is seen carrying a pupil uniform with her name written in Thai and a made-up student ID on the shirt written as จวีจิ้งอี 991. See her picture HERE.
Many Chinese vacationers posted pictures of themselves carrying Thai scholar uniforms on social media. Most of the backdrops to the photographs have been staged in Bangkok and Phuket. The pupil uniform shop within the Bang Lampoo neighbourhood of Bangkok called Sriphan Student Uniform also posted photos of its Chinese buyer on its official Facebook page.
The owner of the Sriphan Student Uniform shop gave an interview with ThaiRath and mentioned that she believed the pattern got here from a Thai romantic comedy movie named “First Love” or “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” (สิ่งเล็กๆ ที่เรียกว่ารัก) that was screened in China before the pandemic.
The Thai romantic comedy film starring Mario Maurer and Pimchanok Luevisadpaibul tells a story of a 14 12 months previous high-school lady who falls in love with a senior scholar and improves herself to be adequate for him. Her love story is narrated together with the lifetime of Thai high school students and friendships which makes the movie a favourite of many Thais.
A well-known Thai lawyer, Ratchapon Sirisakorn, urged Chinese vacationers to concentrate to Thai regulation related to student uniforms. Ratchapon warned that carrying a scholar uniform but not having a pupil standing might lead to a fine of 1,000 baht based on the Student Uniform Act.
Official explained that wearing a pupil uniform or dress to mimic college students and making others imagine that the individuals are college students could possibly be unlawful if they embody college names or abbreviations that match with colleges in Thailand.
Ratchapon instructed that Chinese tourists and others who want to sustain with the trend keep away from embodying any messages on the uniforms or only embody their names to keep away from legal expenses and fines..

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