PHUKET: Reverence for Makha Bucha Day outshined Valentine’s Day in Phuket, but flower shop owners benefited from the lovers’ day rush.

Local temples and flower shops had a busy day as Phuket residents flocked to make merit for Makha Bucha Day and ordered flowers for their loved ones.

Wat Wichit Sangkaram on Narisorn Road saw a high volume of visitors on this special Buddhist holiday (story