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Country reopening the ‘only hope’ for Bangkok’s Chatuchak market vendors

Most vendors at Bangkok’s Chatuchak market are hoping that the Thai government will reopen the country as soon as possible and allow foreign tourists in again, to help revive their businesses, saying it is their “only hope.” According to the vendors, half of the famed market’s customers are usually foreigners, especially tourists. Full story: thaipbsworld.com […]Read More

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Chatuchak Market in Bangkok Opens 6 Days A Week

BANGKOK, March 26 (TNA) – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) resolved to open the Chatuchak market six days a week to help vendors. Walaya Watanarat, deputy permanent secretary for BMA, said COVID-19 heavily affected about 10,000 vendors at the market and Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang instructed the management of the market to issue measures to […]Read More

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Chatuchak Market Didn’t Spread COVID-19 to China: BMA

BANGKOK, Feb 25 (TNA) – The Market Office of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) denied the Chatuchak market transmitted COVID-19 to China, saying it did not permit pet sales there. Pinit Arayasilpatorn, director of the Market Office, denied an international report that an animal zone in the Chatuchak market might be the source of COVID-19 […]Read More

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COVID-19: Chatuchak Weekend Market to Reopen Tomorrow

BANGKOK, May 8 (TNA) – The Chatuchak weekend market is set to reopen tomorrow from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. while social distancing measures will be adopted to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 outbreak. Deputy Permanent Secretary for the Bangkok Metropolitan (BMA), Wallaya Wattanarat said that the BMA Market Office allowed traders at the […]Read More

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Transformer blast likely caused fire at Chatuchak market

An explosion in an electrical transformer inside Chatuchak market could be behind a fire that hit the world-famous emporium on Sunday night, police said on Monday. Pol Maj Gen Ekkachai Boonwisut, commander of the Metropolitan Police Bureau Division 2, said witnesses saw a spark at a transformer shortly before the blaze at the market. Full […]Read More

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Chatuchak Market to develop app for shoppers

BANGKOK, 25 August 2017 (NNT) – The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is modernizing Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market to further attract tourists, partnering with Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) in developing a mobile application for shopping. Both parties signed a memorandum to develop a platform for vendors to manage their stock and accounting and receive payments via […]Read More

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Fire hits Chatuchak Plaza shopping complex

A huge fire broke out early Monday morning at the Chatuchak Plaza shopping complex on Kampaengphet 2 Road, destroying 16 shopping stalls. Fire fighters spent about half an hour extinguishing the flames. Damage was estimated to be about Bt5 million. Read more: The NationRead More