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Malls offer discounts to shoppers

Ratchaprasong traders see sales plummet 60%

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Retail and hotel operators in the Ratchaprasong area have introduced a major joint promotion to lure back shoppers after many of them saw their sales drop 60% in the past two days. 

"We have to communicate to tourists and local shoppers that the situation here remains safe with strengthened security of 1,500 surveillance cameras and 1,700 security staff," said Chai Srivikorn, president of the Ratchaprasong Square Trade Association (RSTA).

"If violence occurs, we can figure out the problem in 15 minutes."

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