Business as usual ? How bombing could affect Thailand’s GDP growth
Will the Thai economy be affected after a string of bombing and arson attacks left four dead in southern resort town ? Policymakers and economists alike seem to agree that this episode will have only short time effects on Thailand’s GDP.
Peace talks stalled in Thailand southern provinces
The Thai government has postponed peace talks with a southern militant group indefinitely, and is reinforcing military strength in the country’s deep South, following escalating violence in the last several days, according to army chief Prayuth Cha-ocha.
As Malaysia celebrated its 55th anniversary of independence on Friday, Muslim separatists in southern Thailand marked the occasion with a string of coordinated bomb attacks across the country’s three restive, Islamic-majority provinces.
Southeast Asia Fault Lines: Thailand’s Southern Provinces
Southeast Asia is often viewed as a dynamic region, home to several of Asia’s tiger economies. But look a bit closer, and the region is replete with internal tensions—some between countries, but most within countries.
OIC top advisor visits Thailand’s southernmost province
A top advisor to the head of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation OIC secretary-general’s visited Thailand’s southernmost province of Yala on Wednesday, saying that the region’s ongoing violence is not caused by religious conflicts.