Several Bangkok malls closed early on Monday, citing safety concerns


BANGKOK, 14 January 2014  Several malls in Bangkok announced earlier closing times than usual on Monday, citing safety concerns for mall customers.

According to field reporters, Siam Discovery, Siam Center and Siam Paragon malls closed at 8 pm instead of the usual time at 10 pm. yesterday. The 3 malls were to open at 10 am on Tuesday and close at 6 pm.

Central World at Ratchaprasong Intersection moved its closing time to 8 pm on Monday. The shopping center will re-open at 11.30 am on Tuesday, and close at 6 pm. Normally, Central World operates from 10 am to 10 pm.

Central Ladphrao shopping center closed at 9 pm on Monday, and Central Chaeng Watthana closed at 9.30 pm.

Big C Supercenter in Ratchadamri closed since 6 pm on Monday. The nearby Platinum Fashion Mall closed down at 7pm.