PHUKET: The number of vendors selling political paraphernalia at the Phuket Provincial Hall protests has significantly increased since the protest on December 9, despite the number of protesters decreasing, vendors explained to the Phuket Gazette today.

I sold whistles at the last big protest. Since then, the number of vendors has increased by about 20 per cent, said 50-year-old Monthathip Jormtai.

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