TITLE

REGIONAL RISK PROFILE

PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2003, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
Thailand and Singapore have been leading calls for increased regional integration. Speaking at the start of the annual summit meeting of ASEAN in Indonesia at the start of October 2003, Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra urged regional leaders to push for a giant free-trade zone by 2020. These calls came in the face of declining investment in South East Asia and growing competition from China. In recent years ASEAN has developed a reputation as a talking shop, unable to push through on agreed policies.
ACCESSION #
11186833

 

Related Articles

  • Country Risk Summary: THAILAND.  // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2003, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p2 

    Thailand, along with Singapore, has been leading calls for increased regional integration. Speaking at the start of the annual summit meeting of the Association of South East Asian Nations in the Indonesian island of Bali at the start of October 2003, Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra urged...

  • Leader Biography/Photograph.  // Thailand Country Review;2001/2002, p24 

    Profiles Thaksin Shinawatra, prime minister of Thailand. Personal background; Education; Previous positions in government.

  • Thai PM refuses to resign.  // BRW;3/9/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p97 

    The article reports on the refusal of Thailand's Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to resign before the April 2, 2006 election.

  • The Bold Coast. Cochrane, Joe // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);1/12/2004 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 143 Issue 2, p28 

    This article focuses on the promises made by Thailand's prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. With Thais still angry over the flight of foreign funds during the Asian crisis of 1997, he vowed to build an economy less dependent on foreign creditors and exports, more reliant on Thai consumers and...

  • The Bold Coast. Cochrane, Joe // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);1/12/2004 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 143 Issue 2, p30 

    This article focuses on the promises made by Thailand's prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. With Thais still angry over the flight of foreign funds during the Asian crisis of 1997, he vowed to build an economy less dependent on foreign creditors and exports, more reliant on Thai consumers and...

  • Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/2/2006, Vol. 165 Issue 13, p21 

    The article reports on the opening of the Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok, Thailand on September 28. The facility was a pet project of then-Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra who remains exiled in London, England. A few days before the opening, junta members visited the new airport...

  • Bangkok planning pushes ahead.  // Railway Gazette International;Dec2006, Vol. 162 Issue 12, p768 

    The article reports that the planning of new metro lines in Bangkok, Thailand continues unabated, despite the September 19, 2006 coup that toppled former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Deputy Prime Minister Pridiyathorn Devaklu, who is also Finance Minister in the interim administration,...

  • Thailand: end of turmoil?  // Asia Weekly;8/25/2008, Vol. 2 Issue 33, p20 

    The article focuses on the implication of the relocation of Thailand's Premier Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife to London, England. According to the article, the investment climate and political situation of Thailand look much brighter in accord to his departure. It is stated that his absence in...

  • Thaksin the Tough Guy. Cochrane, Joe // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);11/29/2004 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 144 Issue 22, p28 

    Profiles Thailand's prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra. Thaksin's response to armed Islamic separatists; Agreement Thaksin reached to study a proposal by 28 academies calling for a "unity" dialogue between the government of Muslim leaders; How Southern Thailand is largely underdeveloped.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics