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Business has stalled for Thailand's famous tuk-tuks.   © AP
Asia Insight

Thailand's COVID crisis exposes the reality of '2% unemployment'

Official figure masks increasing woes that could add to premier's headaches

MASAYUKI YUDA, Nikkei staff writer | Thailand

BANGKOK -- Wanchalerm Noomuean yearns for the days he was known on Phuket as tour guide Jimmy, and every month showed hundreds of international visitors around the famous Thai island.

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