Tag: Thai news

The Thai Cave Rescue: What Are the Leadership Lessons?

The Thai Cave Rescue: What Are the Leadership Lessons?

A committed Thai government, a provincial governor’s rallying spirit and the grit of the trapped young men saved the day. Few experiences bring the finest display of management principles as the Tham Luang Cave Rescue, an 18-day saga that played out over recent weeks in a Thai forest reserve....

Looking Back at the Asian Financial Crisis

Looking Back at the Asian Financial Crisis

Twenty years after the Asian financial crisis, it is important to understand the situation from a Malaysian perspective. In July 1997, the Bank of Thailand withdrew from intervening (pegging Thai baht to US dollars) to defend the baht when its foreign reserves effectively dropped to just $7.5...

The World This Week: Thai King’s Death Raises Royal Question

The World This Week: Thai King’s Death Raises Royal Question

With the death of the old king, time might be running out for Thailand’s anachronistic, regressive and repressive monarchy. This was a week of much upheaval. Even as the pound continued to tumble, tragedy struck Haiti. Hurricane Matthew killed over 1,000 people in the town of Jérémie. In...

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