Worker still paying back debt after 19 years

Worker still paying back debt after 19 years - Bangkok Post, April 4, 2005
Nineteen years ago, Sawai Kornkanok borrowed 5,000 baht from a loan shark. Today, he is still paying back the loan at 7,100 baht a month.
The 48-year-old state railway employee said at the time he took the money he signed a contract that put his loan at 200,000 baht with 5% monthly interest.
He said he signed the contract because he needed the money. When he failed to make payments, the loan shark took him to court and the court ordered him to repay the loan according to the terms of the contract...
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