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Prayut and his economic team facing unprecedented test of crisis management

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Prayut Chan-o-cha and Cabinet ministers during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak

Prayut Chan-o-cha and Cabinet ministers during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Photo: ประยุทธ์ จันทร์โอชา Prayut Chan-o-cha / Facebook.


The unprecedented task of pulling Thailand out of its COVID-induced economic crisis rests on the shoulders of just three men. And there are signs that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, his deputy and Energy Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow, and Finance Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith are feeling the pressure of their huge burden.

Supattanapong recently urged consumers to draw out their bank savings and begin spending to help shore up the fragile economy hit hard by the new wave of infections.

Full story: thaipbsworld.com

By Thai PBS World


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