TITLE

RISK SUMMARY: THAILAND

PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2005, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Country Report
DOC. TYPE
Country Report
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on political and economic conditions in Thailand. Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has announced a major policy change, by promising a softer approach to the continued violence in the south of the country. The change in policy came after Thaksin was criticised in parliament by the opposition Democrat leader, Abhisit Vejjajiva, for sending in troops to the troubled southern region against the advice of local Muslim leaders. Thailand's finance and energy ministers have announced plans to cut fuel subsidies.
ACCESSION #
17678054

 

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