BANGKOK, 14 Dec 2014, The Government’s New Year campaigns to offer food and commodity goods at discounted prices, ‘Blue Flag Fair’ and ‘Thailand Best Buy 2014’, have attracted huge crowds.
The 1st Blue Flag Festival, held at Impact Arena Muang Thong Thani in Nontaburi Province, offering residents commodity goods such as eggs, pork, cooking oil, sugar, kitchen utensils, and other items at discounted prices from more than 500 vendors has been quite popular with Thai consumers.
People looking for bargain have been seen lining up waiting to purchase their items of choice, offered three times each day: 11 am, 2 pm and 6 pm; during which each customer is allowed to by a limited amount of certain goods which are in in great demand to ensure that supplies are sufficient.
Meanwhile, Thailand Best Buy 2014, which is being held at Queen Sirikit Convention Hall in the heart of the capital, offering various New Year gifts, souvenirs, and home decoration items, has also been drawing huge crowds of people from the opening time, 10 am, all the way to the closing time, 8 pm.
About 850 vendors have gathered for this massive event, offering brand names’ gifts, jewelry, garments, and leather wears at discounted prices. The event will be held until December 21st.