Nam, Suzanne
January 2009
Forbes Asia;1/12/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p72
The article reports on the financial performance of King Power following the coup that deposed Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in Thailand. Chief executive officer Vichai Raksriaksorn states that the unsettled politics would not affect his company, claiming that he would generate $525 million in revenue in the first full year of the operation. However, he lost an estimated $1.7 million a day in revenue during the nine straight days that the airport was shut by antigovernment protests.


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