Thailand

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

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 favorite South Korean stars through the streets of the capital city on their tuk tuks. - Reuters

Published: 29 Jun 2021