September 2004
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Sep2004, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p1
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The article focuses on the economic policy in Thailand. An increase in government spending across rural areas in Thailand has fueled speculation that Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, whose electoral mandate runs out in January, may be about to call an early election. The spending increases include an extra THB20bn for poverty alleviation and THB6bn for infrastructure projects.


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