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Thailand’s ‘five families’ poised to profit on the plague

BANGKOK – On a Covid-19 darkened alley, a 7-Eleven convenience store burns brightly in the night. Thailand’s coronavirus lockdown has shuttered all variety of businesses, but 7-Eleven, Family Mart and other modern franchised stores controlled and operated by major Thai conglomerates were allowed to keep the lights on as essential services, significantly while many traditional […]