Thailand is putting off the purchase of two more S-26T submarines from China. Photo: Handout Thailand is putting off the purchase of two more S-26T submarines from China. Photo: Handout
Thailand is putting off the purchase of two more S-26T submarines from China. Photo: Handout

Thailand puts Chinese submarine order on hold to fund coronavirus fight

  • Purchases of other big-ticket military items also delayed amid budget cuts
  • Government forced to reconsider spending as it battles public mistrust at home, observer says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Thailand is putting off the purchase of two more S-26T submarines from China. Photo: Handout Thailand is putting off the purchase of two more S-26T submarines from China. Photo: Handout
Thailand is putting off the purchase of two more S-26T submarines from China. Photo: Handout
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