December 2006
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Dec2006, Vol. 17 Issue 12, p2
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The article offers news briefs related to the economic and political risks in Thailand. On November 1, 2006, pro-democracy groups and supporters of ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra took to the streets of Bangkok to challenge the country's martial law. A THB55.2bn budget deficit for fiscal year 2005-06, which ended September 30, 2006 was posted by Thailand. The Stock Exchange of Thailand is planning on using commercial bank branches as a channel for investors to open equity accounts.


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