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Chang water on sale for charity

Posted by Arakan Indobhasa Monday, November 7, 2011

Chang water on sale for charity

Thai Bevarage, producer of Chang drinking water, announced that it is produced 1.08 million bottles to sell in nine locations. All proceeds will be donated to the Chaipattana Foundation to help in flood relief.


Drinking water will be made available starting from tomorrow (November 9) for nine days at nine different venues. They are:
- tomorrow: the King Chulalongkorn monument on Rajdamnoen
- November 10 - Nonthaburi City Hall
- November 11 - Siam Niramitr Theatre
- November 12 - Rama IX Park
- November 13 - Wongwienyai Compasses
- November 14 - Central, Rama II
- November 15 - Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre
- November 16 - Lumpini Park
- November 17 - Bangkok City Hall


There will be 10,000 packs of drinking water available at each place per day. One person with an ID Card is allowed to purchase five packs - that's 60 bottles (600 cc).

Thapana Siriwattanabhakdi, the company's chief executive officer, said the company had already donated already 4 million bottles since Ayutthaya province was flooded two months ago.

"In order to make drinking water reach as many people as possible, the company spent 18 hours delivering water on rafts from our factory in Bang Ban district, Ayudhaya province."

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