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NAKHON RATCHASIMA - Local barbers say the trend for young people to wear their hair longer is affecting business, and it's going to get worse now the Education Ministry has confirmed schools must be more lenient. 

Some barbers complained that business was down as much as 20%.

Education Minister Phongthep Thepkanjana confirmed on Wednesday that school regulations introduced in 1972 required male students to have only crew cuts with hair no longer than five centimetres, while female students' hair cannot cascade past their neckline. If their schools allow them to have longer hair, their hair must be tied back.

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