Amulet Market Gone, City to tackle Flower Market and Banglamphu next

Amulet Market Gone, City Swivels to Flower Market and Banglamphu – Khao Sod, December 1, 2015
Bangkok’s world famous amulet market became a thing of legend yesterday, as city hall’s campaign to reclaim public space pivoted to its next targets: a renowned flower market (Pak Khlong Talad) and the Banglamphu area near Khao San Road.
In its ongoing mission to carry out junta policy to reclaim public space, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, or BMA, yesterday sent workers to clean the streets after 334 stalls were forced to leave the historic neighborhood near the Grand Palace where visitors and shoppers pored over pile after pile of sacred amulets. Street stalls are now absolutely banned in the area…

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2 Responses to Amulet Market Gone, City to tackle Flower Market and Banglamphu next

  1. Wiz says:

    this issue has been mentioned in Nation Weekend (Vol 24 No. 1227 – 4 Dec 2015)

  2. Wiz says:

    Even more details about City to tackle Flower Market and Banglamphu next in Jan 2016 – but this has drawn heavy criticism from some Thai nettizens even some Thai nettizens agree with this new policy, a real controversy indeed.
    http://www.dailynews.co.th/bangkok/364966

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