Thailand's Troubled South Starts to Recover
Community and micro enterprises stage sharp increase, raising hopes over tensions
By: Asae Sayaka and Murray Hunter
Despite a recent rise in violent incidents across Thailand’s deep south provinces of Pattani, Yala, and Narathiwat over the past year, a host of new community and micro-enterprise start-ups popped up, with rising economic activity the most effective deterrence against the ethnic and religious tensions.
The number of small…
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