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Thailand Orders Restrictions as COVID-19 Cluster Spreads
January 05, 2021

Thailand Orders Restrictions as COVID-19 Cluster Spreads

By Sebastian Strangio
Coming after months of successful containment, the outbreak in Thailand suggests the fragility of victories over COVID-19.

Thailand’s Debt Dilemma
December 09, 2020

Thailand’s Debt Dilemma

By James Guild
The nation is hoping to pump stimulus into the economy while maintaining a stable currency. Can it thread the needle?
With Plane Load of Chinese Visitors, Thailand Kicks off Attempted Tourism Revival
October 22, 2020

With Plane Load of Chinese Visitors, Thailand Kicks off Attempted Tourism Revival

By Sebastian Strangio
But the stringent conditions of the Special Tourist Visa meant that the sector's recovery will be slow.

Southeast Asian Economies Face Generational Downturn from COVID-19
September 29, 2020

Southeast Asian Economies Face Generational Downturn from COVID-19

By Sebastian Strangio
A new World Bank report predicts sharp economic contractions that could produce a wave of "new COVID poor."

Thailand’s Lost Youth
April 21, 2020

Thailand’s Lost Youth

By David Hutt
A Thai born in 1990 has now experienced 3 economic crises, 2 military coups, and countless constitutional changes. Small wonder discontent is boiling over.

With Price High, Thais with Dwindling Incomes Sell Off Gold 
April 16, 2020

With Price High, Thais with Dwindling Incomes Sell Off Gold 

By Associated Press
The economy is down, but gold prices are up.

Coronavirus Hits Thailand Hard
February 13, 2020

Coronavirus Hits Thailand Hard

By Austin Bodetti
The precipitous drop in visitors from China could represent as big a danger to Thailand as the virus itself.
What Does a Rising Baht Mean for Thailand's Economy?
August 30, 2019

What Does a Rising Baht Mean for Thailand's Economy?

By Phornchanok Cumperayot
A closer look at the economic implications of recent currency appreciation for the country.

Can Prayutnomics Help Thailand’s Economy?
August 22, 2019

Can Prayutnomics Help Thailand’s Economy?

By David Hutt
A look at what the prime minister’s tenure may mean for the country’s economic prospects.

Thailand: New Government, Same Old Issues
August 02, 2019

Thailand: New Government, Same Old Issues

By Erin Cook
As a new government takes shape, the issues that lie ahead for it are quite familiar.

The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals
June 20, 2019

The Generational Challenge for Thailand’s Generals

By Preeti Jha
While Thailand’s coup leader remains premier, the polls unleashed new democratic sentiments that the regime now struggles to silence.
Thailand’s Coup Leader Completes Engineered Ballot Box Win
June 06, 2019

Thailand’s Coup Leader Completes Engineered Ballot Box Win

By Grant Peck
With parliament’s unsurprising vote, Prayut Chan-o-cha has completed an engineered effort to prolong his rule as premier.

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