Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: ReutersThailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters

Thailand delays US$724 million China submarine deal after public outcry over economic pain

  • The move to buy two submarines drew public outrage as Thailand’s economy flatlines due to the coronavirus pandemic
  • The navy will negotiate with China to delay for another year, a Thai government spokesman said

Topic |   Thailand
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: ReutersThailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha. Photo: Reuters
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