Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra's party is back on the campaign trail. While he tries to grab votes for the February election, he is also quietly trying to organize a set of grandiose infrastructure projects. But such projects do not have a happy history in Thailand and market observers are beginning to question just who will foot the bill. Richard Morrow reports.
THAKSIN SHINAWATRA MAY have lost some his lustre during several
controversies and scandals of 2004, such as repeated cases of bird
flu outbreaks and deaths caused during rioting in the south of the
country, but he's still a big ideas man. Thaksinomics - a dual
track strategy of investing heavily into the
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