Farang no Buddha for you

Thailand has ordered a crackdown on foreign tourists having religious images tattooed on their bodies. Tattoos with images such as of the Buddha may offend Thai people siad Culture Minister Nipit Intarasombat. He said his ministry had asked regional governors, particularly in tourist hotspots, to inspect tattoo studios and ask them not to use religious patterns.

Farang also spelled falang, is the generic Thai word for a Westerner.

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