10 must-reads for today

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1 Street stalls urge rethink

Once the backbone of Bangkok's renowned roadside economy, thousands of street vendors have been moved to locations they deem less favourable by the authorities bent on improving hygiene and imposing order. But some relocated street vendors said much-reduced foot traffic at their new pitches is threatening their livelihoods.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 19, 2018, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Print Edition | Subscribe