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Theme: Informal Economy
Occupational Group(s): Street Vendors
Region(s): Bangkok ; East Asia & Southeast Asia ; Thailand
Bangkok Thailand Khao San traders to begin 7-day trial relocation. Bangkok Post . (5 September 2017)
By Terry Fredrickson and OM Jotikasthira, .

City Hall has instructed street vendors in Khao San Road to move their stalls from pavements onto the road for a seven-day trial period starting next Tuesday.

By Sarah Reed, Sally Roever and Narumol Nirathron, .

The Thai capital’s attempt to ban the city’s popular food vendors prompted international outrage. But the most significant effects are being felt locally.

An ongoing study by researchers from Thammasat University and WIEGO seeks to estimate the change in food expenditure for consumers of different income levels, should vendors disappear from city streets.

Bangkok Thailand Bangkok's disappearing street food. BBC . (23 August 2016)
By Sauers, Craig.

Although street food has long been synonymous with Bangkok, the city is steadily sweeping the sidewalks clean of its vendors.