Despite political turmoil, Thailand’s visitor numbers have more than doubled since 2010. Photo: AFP

Teflon Thailand’s economy gets a boost as Chinese tourists return

As junta generals mark third year in power, agriculture and tourism fuel biggest quarterly growth rate in four years

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Despite political turmoil, Thailand’s visitor numbers have more than doubled since 2010. Photo: AFP
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Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan Jaipragas

Bhavan is Asia Correspondent for the SCMP, covering breaking news, politics, diplomacy, trade and Southeast Asian macroeconomic trends. His work for the Post's Asia desk also focuses on the region's multifaceted interactions with the United States and China. A Singapore native, Bhavan previously worked for Agence France-Presse.