Military Chief Calls For New Elections

January 2009
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2009, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p3
Country Report
The article reports that Thai army chief Anupong Paochinda has called for the government to step down and for a snap election to be held in an attempt to end the country's political crises. He has also urged the protesting People's Alliance for Democracy to end their drawnout anti-government campaign. The effect of the political turbulence on economy will also hurt the foreign investor confidence and leave a dent in the tourism sector. A chart depicting the data forecast is also presented.


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