Red Bull boycott: From Thai pride to symbol of inequality
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Red Bull boycott: From Thai pride to symbol of inequality

This article from the Nikkei Asian Review provides insights to the rule of law, or the apparent lack thereof if you happen to be part of the 1% in Thailand if you’re alleged to have committed a serious crime.

BANGKOK — Red Bull, the world’s bestselling energy drink, derives its name and recipe from a Thai beverage called Krating Daeng. Created by Chaleo Yoovidhya, who was born to a poor family in the country’s north, the power drink found its way onto the global stage when it was discovered by Austrian entrepreneur Dietrich Mateschitz.

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