Samran Thammasa stands next to his tuk tuk bearing a banner of K-pop star Jessica Jung. Photo: Reuters Samran Thammasa stands next to his tuk tuk bearing a banner of K-pop star Jessica Jung. Photo: Reuters
Samran Thammasa stands next to his tuk tuk bearing a banner of K-pop star Jessica Jung. Photo: Reuters
Thailand

K-pop ads help to drive up traffic for Thailand’s tuk tuk taxis

  • Fans have been placing ads of their K-pop idols with local businesses that have been badly hurt during the Covid-19 pandemic
  • The trend has roots in anti-government protests last year that saw youths calling for PM Prayuth Chan-ocha to resign and boycotting junta-friendly businesses

Topic |   Thailand
Samran Thammasa stands next to his tuk tuk bearing a banner of K-pop star Jessica Jung. Photo: Reuters Samran Thammasa stands next to his tuk tuk bearing a banner of K-pop star Jessica Jung. Photo: Reuters
Samran Thammasa stands next to his tuk tuk bearing a banner of K-pop star Jessica Jung. Photo: Reuters
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