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Curfew hits businesses hard

Seven-hour shutdown takes financial toll

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Bangkok, the sleepless City of Angels that stays alive around the clock, is now only half-awake. Since the military staged a coup on Thursday and announced a 10pm-5am curfew, many businesses have suddenly been forced to adjust their business hours. And that has inevitably affected their operations and sales. 

Patpong’s night market is among the popular after-dark shopping places that have been affected by the curfew. PATIPAT JANTHONG

Shopping malls, small IT vendors, restaurants and nightlife operators have suddenly felt the pinch, while mass transit and convenience stores have been resilient to the political drama.

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