Pro-democracy protesters make a three-finger salute during an anti-government protest in Bangkok on October 21. Photo: Reuters Pro-democracy protesters make a three-finger salute during an anti-government protest in Bangkok on October 21. Photo: Reuters
Pro-democracy protesters make a three-finger salute during an anti-government protest in Bangkok on October 21. Photo: Reuters

Thailand protests: parliament to hold special session, with business community wary of further economic fallout

  • Lawmakers’ Monday discussions about the demonstrations will be closely watched by business leaders looking to ascertain the impact of the protest movement
  • The Thai economy, one of the worst performing in Southeast Asia, is already reeling from Covid-19 and is projected to contract 7.1 per cent this year

Topic |   Protests around the world
Pro-democracy protesters make a three-finger salute during an anti-government protest in Bangkok on October 21. Photo: Reuters Pro-democracy protesters make a three-finger salute during an anti-government protest in Bangkok on October 21. Photo: Reuters
Pro-democracy protesters make a three-finger salute during an anti-government protest in Bangkok on October 21. Photo: Reuters
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