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Thai businesses challenged by pro-democracy boycotts

Foodpanda, Burger King and Disney face backlash as protesters wield wallets

Foodpanda and Burger King are among about 25 companies identified by netizens as advertisers on pro-establishment Nation TV. (Source photos by AP and Reuters) 

BANGKOK -- Thailand's pro-democracy movement has started reverberating commercially as protesters weaponize spending power to make their voices heard by large corporates.

"It's been weeks since I deleted a Foodpanda app from my smartphone," Praew Sreechumpol told the Nikkei Asian Review on Wednesday.

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