TITLE

RISK SUMMARY: THAILAND

PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Mar2005, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
This article presents information related to the historic election win of the Thai primeminister Thaksin Shinawatra. Thai primeminister Shinawatra has become the first democratically elected leader to win a second consecutive term, after a landslide victory in Thailand's parliamentary elections leaving the opposition in disarray. While structural reform could improve Thailand's growth prospects, increased corruption and populist strategies risk undermining its creditworthiness, amid limited checks and balances.
ACCESSION #
16606010

 

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