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RSS FeedsAs Thailand`s troubles grow, the King moves to bolster his image
(WorldNews Asia)

 
 

20 january 2021 04:38:13

 
As Thailand`s troubles grow, the King moves to bolster his image
(WorldNews Asia)
 


BANGKOK (BLOOMBERG) - After political and economic instability saw unprecedented demands for reform of the Thai monarchy, King Maha Vajiralongkorn is seeking to burnish his image in what is shaping up as another year of tension in the country. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha oversees an economy with tourism decimated by the coronavirus pandemic, factories shedding workers and exporters slammed. Farmers have struggled under the worst drought in four decades. Gross domestic product contracted an estimated 6.6 per cent last year. While some recovery is forecast for 2021, it`s set to be relatively anemic for an economy that`s been sluggish for years. A new wave of coronavirus infections has...


 
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