Country Risk Summary: THAILAND
- REGIONAL RISK PROFILE. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Nov2003, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p1
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....
- THAILAND. Thaksin Fever. Funston, John // Southeast Asian Affairs;2002, p305
Discusses the economic and political conditions of Thailand as of January 2002. Controversies facing Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra; Electoral fraud; Role of traditional politicians; Financial regulations imposed by the International Monetary Fund; Foreign policy.
- Country Risk Summary: THAILAND. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2003, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p2
This article overviews political, economic and business environment of Thailand as of May 2003. Veteran politician Banyat Bantadtan has replaced former Prime Minister Chuan Leekpai as head of Thailand's opposition Democratic Party.The party can now concentrate on winning support away from Prime...
- Thailand: Country Forecast: Highlights. // Political Risk Yearbook: Thailand Country Report;2003, p3
Presents forecasts on the economy of Thailand as of October 2002. Expected recovery of the gross domestic product; Purpose of the cabinet reshuffle of Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra; Opportunities for foreign investments in the country.
- THAILAND Politicized Thaksinization. Panaspornprasit, Chookiat // Southeast Asian Affairs;2004, p257
Focuses on the study concerning the political system and economic condition in Thailand. Determination to dominate the Thai politics by Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra; International cooperation of the country with the neighboring countries; Promotion of the relations with Laos and Vietnam.
- Building Bridges with Neighbors. Shinawatra, Thaksin // Presidents & Prime Ministers;May/Jun2002, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p18
Presents an excerpt from the remarks given by Thailand Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra at a luncheon hosted by the Asia House in London, England on May 14, 2002, which deals with the economy of England. INSET: Thaksin Shinawatra.
- Thaksin Promises The Unobtainable. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2003, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p1
ThailandPrime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's popularity and apparent success in promoting growth is being followed by far-reaching promises as of June 2003. Shinawatra's policies have proved successful so far, with the Thai economy being one of the fastest growing Asian economies in 2002 with...
- New Troubles For Prime Minister Thaksin. // Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2005, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p1
The article focuses on new troubles facing Prime Minister of Thailand Thaksin Shinawatra. The troubles intensified in late June after the opposition managed to force a vote of no confidence against the transport minister, Suriya Jungrungreangkit, over alleged kickbacks in the purchase of...
- A New Hope. Modi, Vikram // Harvard International Review;Winter2007, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p8
The author reflects on the potential growth of the Thai economy under the military government after the ouster of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra in a coup d'etat on September 19, 2006. He notes that the government has progressed in addressing Muslim insurgency in the country. He...