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Asia Insight

Thailand's businesses await Prayuth's red-tape 'guillotine'

Hundreds of outdated rules may be headed for chopping block

DOMINIC FAULDER, Nikkei Asian Review associate editor | Thailand

BANGKOK -- "Red tape in this country is cut lengthwise," said David Lyman, an American lawyer and former president of the American Chamber of Commerce in Thailand. "It goes on and on."

Lyman's jest has more than a kernel of truth.

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