Now, Ms Sawong and her friends still come to Golden Mile Complex to eat and shop for Thai ingredients every weekend.
“We don’t know in future where we will go to. Last time when we come here … we can buy everything. But next time, we must see what we want to eat and go where, where we need to go and buy.”
Thai Supermarket has received a few inquiries about the Buddha statue from parties who are interested in taking it in, said Mr Teo.
“But we have yet to decide, because we want to make sure that the person who’s going to take over, we want them to give this Buddha a proper space,” he said, adding that some people wanted to bring the statue home.
The supermarket management also asked the Aperia Mall management if it could set up an outdoor altar for the Buddha statue, but was turned down.
“At that time, I was the one who carried the Buddha, walked all…