China can't always get what it wants in Thailand

China can’t always get what it wants in Thailand

Long before BRI projects were seen as sovereignty-eroding debt traps, Bangkok’s military rulers were tactfully resisting the terms and reach of Beijing’s advances

Bangkok, September 12, 2018 5:22 PM (UTC+8)
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping reach to shake hands in a file photo. Photo: AFP/Pool
Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping reach to shake hands in a file photo. Photo: AFP/Pool