Bangkok’s street vendors decry evictions as authorities clean up

Street vendors sell food in Sukhumvit Soi 11 in Bangkok, Thailand, September 12, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

BANGKOK (Reuters) – “Quick, move!” Bangkok street vendors call to each other as they rush carts laden with souvenirs and snacks from the city’s bustling Ramkamhaeng road, pushing their wares into an alley before the police spot them. Once the backbone of Bangkok’s renowned roadside economy, thousands of licensed street vendors have spent much of […]

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