‘CIA’-like street food vendors first on scene to feed Thai protesters

BANGKOK (AFP) – With an intelligence network so good they have been compared to the CIA, Thai street vendors are often first on the scene at “guerilla” democracy protests in Bangkok, where they hawk sour meat and fishballs to a democracy-hungry crowd.

After a government crackdown last week, protest groups have begun keeping the venues for their demonstrations demanding the resignation of Premier Prayut Chan-o-Cha secret until the last minute, in a bid to outsmart authorities.

More details on Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin