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Opinion

Thai economy is a disaster in slow motion

Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha doing too little to keep living standards rising

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Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-O-Cha thought his job was done when GDP growth rate was near 5%.   © Sipa/AP

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

Discussions about lost-decade candidates in Asia tend to find their way to Bangkok these days, and for good reason.

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