Political turmoil hurts Thai economy

Consumers cut back on spending and companies hold off on investments as rival protests stir upheaval.

    Political turmoil in Thailand is expected to be a key issue to be discussed at the ASEAN summit, which is being held in Myanmar. 

    Rival protests and political upheaval are hurting the economy in Thailand as consumers cut back on spending and companies increasingly hold off on investing in the country.

    Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from Bangkok, Thailand's capital.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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