Guardian – City has just scooped CNN poll but official says ‘every street vendor will have to move out’ by end of 2017
City hall has said Chinatown’s Yaowarat Road will be one of the next areas to be cleared. Photograph: Alamy
Oliver Holmes in Bangkok
Tuesday 18 April 2017 06.21 EDT
Last modified on Tuesday 18 April 2017 08.35 EDT
Authorities in Bangkok have banned street food from the capital’s major roads, causing an outcry in a city famous for its affordable roadside cuisine.