June 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jun2007, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p2
Country Report
Country Report
The article reports developments related to political and economic in Thailand. The country's anti-graft body requested prosecutors to charge former minister Thaksin Shinawatra and his wife Potjaman of criminal corruption. The annual economic inflation decreased in three-year low by 1.8% in April. Health Minister Mongkol na Songkhla disclosed that the country is prepared to reconsider its stance over drug patents if the drug companies will reduce its prices.


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