10 Nov '11, 4pm

Thailand to clear air on flood crisis at Apec Summit. via @ThaiEmbDC #Thaifloodeng

Thailand to clear air on flood crisis at Apec Summit. via @ThaiEmbDC #Thaifloodeng

The Nation/Asia News Network Thursday, Nov 10, 2011 Thailand sees a golden chance to create understanding about the current flooding situation at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit this weekend. Nuntawan Sakuntanaga, director-general of the Export Promotion Department of the Commerce Ministry, said yesterday that the government hoped to boost foreign investor confidence by explaining to the international arena that the country has clear plans to restore growth after the severe floods. The inundation has not totally destroyed trade and manufacturing, but only parts of some industries. Leaders from the 21 economies across Asia and the Pacific will gather in Honolulu from tomorrow to Sunday to discuss various economic matters. However, because of the crisis at home, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has cancelled her attendance at the summit and is dispatching Depu...

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