Will Thailand’s election turmoil hit China-backed US$54 billion Eastern Economic Corridor?

Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor, a 1.7 trillion baht (US$54.2 billion) development heavily reliant on Chinese backing, should emerge unscathed by the kingdom’s pre-election political turmoil, analysts say.
Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya’s abortive prime ministerial bid last weekend had stunned investors and political observers, as it brought to the fore questions about differences in the palace – King Maha Vajiralongkorn vetoed the move – and whether the…