August 17, 2022
BANGKOK – News that Thailand’s Khao Soi (Northern Thai curry noodles) has been named the world’s best soup put a smile on the face of embattled Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Tuesday.
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Prayut hails Thai food power as Khao Soi named world’s best soup
“It’s good news that Thai food is becoming so well known among foreigners,” said Prayut, speaking at a food-promotion exhibition organised by the Digital Economy and Society Ministry (DESM) at Government House in Bangkok.
Prayut, who faces a tenure dispute that could see his term as PM end next Tuesday, added that Khao Soi was now part of Thailand’s “soft power” push to boost the economy.