Singhkum Boonriang, 28, performs with his guitar in front of a Skytrain station in Bangkok. He's one of hundreds of blind singers who perform across the Thai capital. Photo: AFP

Bangkok blind street musicians given licences and voice training to help them make a living

Used to official harassment, blind buskers in the Thai capital who belt out traditional songs have instead been given a helping hand – but with more musicians playing on the streets, making a living is as hard as ever for some

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Singhkum Boonriang, 28, performs with his guitar in front of a Skytrain station in Bangkok. He's one of hundreds of blind singers who perform across the Thai capital. Photo: AFP
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