K-pop revs up Bangkok's 'tuk tuk' industry

Published on 29 Jun 2021 11:25:03 AM

Drivers of Bangkok's distinctive motorcycle rickshaws have been among the hardest-hit by the pandemic's devastation of Thailand's all-important tourism industry.

But hundreds have now found a lifeline from the country's K-pop fans, who are paying drivers to carry banners of their favourite South Korean stars through the streets of the capital city on their tuk tuks.

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