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FOR RELEASE WITH STORY BC-THAILAND-TUKTUK - Tuk tuks, the traditional Thai three-wheeled motorcycled taxis, drive past a mascot of the 13th Asian Games, in Amnar Charden, in northeastern Thailand, near the Mekong river bordering Laos, some 650 km (396 miles) from Bangkok. Owner of tuk tuk maker, D'Mes Industrial Corp, Chusak Maratana is now a happy man after he won a contract to supply 150 tuk tuks for two months use by officials and athletes for Bangkok's 13th Asian Games in December. The tuk tuks have been renamed Tip Tuk after Chusak's daughter. Picture taken 5OCT98.