Thailand has long been known as the sex capital of Asia, and according to a survey in 2004, there are approximately 800,000 underage prostitutes in Thailand in a trade worth 4.3 billion baht per year or three percent of the Thai economy. This alarming number has put Thailand on the top of the list of underage sexual exploitation according to the U.N.
Short summary of the economic / investment bubbles that nearly wiped out the economies of Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and South Korea in the late 1990s. The contagion and fall-out from this was felt around the world.
Bank of Thailand unconcerned about surge in property prices - Asia Property Report - Asia Property ReportBank of Thailand unconcerned about surge in property pricesAsia Property ReportThe drastic surge of property prices in some areas of Bangkok will not affect the entire economy, according to Prasarn Trairatvorakul, governor... - http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=tfd=Rusg=AFQjCNHkBoRx8RcH7jqRyPzZcC7arl8u2Q