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    Thai businesses hit hard by unrest

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Businesses in the Thai capital are suffering because of the ongoing standoff between the government and the so-called red shirt protesters.

    High-end hotels were already suffering before the violence broke out, but now the backpacker district in and around the popular Khao San Road has taken a hit as well, with many estimating that 90 per cent of tourists have fled the area.

    As Aela Callan reports from Bangkok, it could take a while before business can resume as usual.