August 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2007, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p2
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The article presents a summary of risks to Thailand's politics, economics and business environment. A statement by army commander General Sonthi Boonyaratglin stating that the election may be postponed to early 2008 is a contradiction to Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont . The National Legislative discussed the 2007 and 2008 deficit budget to reverse a slow economic growth and increase defence spending. Japan's pharmaceutical manufacturers are eyeing the country as their new production base.


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