Over 10,000 vendors are in business as Thailand's famed Chatuchak market opens its doors


Visitors shop during the re-opening of the famed Chatuchak Weekend Market, as the Thai government relaxed measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus, in Bangkok on Saturday (May 9). - AFP

BANGKOK: A senior official of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) inspected the famous and tourist hotspot Chatuchak Weekend Market on Saturday (May 9) on the first day of its reopening after being closed since March 22 under a government order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 (coronavirus) outbreak.

Wullaya Wattanarat, deputy permanent secretary of the city administration, said: “The BMA will allow the market to open on weekends from 5am to 6pm in all zones except the watch tower and night market zones due to curfew restrictions.

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