K-pop activism is a lifeline for hard-hit tuk tuk drivers in Thailand

BANGKOK, June 28 (Reuters) – Samran Thammasa, 39, a Bangkok “tuk tuk” taxi driver, had never heard of K-pop star Jessica Jung before the coronavirus pandemic, but now the fans singer’s Thai help her survive the loss of tourist clients. His bright green three-wheeled rickshaw has been largely vacant for over a year. Over the …