Coup Culture: A US$ Billionaire, self-conflicting analysis, makes pro coup narrative looks low IQ & EQ

The Bangkok Pundit, over at Asian Correspondent, on Jun 11, 2014 (source) has an interesting post on an American in Thailand, William Heinecke. William basically came out to support the coup. And since William had lived in Thailand for some 50 years now and Forbes says William is a US$ billionaire from doing business in…

Investments: Stock & Coup? Despite Mark Mobius & Morgan Stanley “Bullishness” many not convinced

When the emerging market guru, Mark Mobius speak, people usually listen. When Morgan Stanley, with the globe biggest investment fund under management speaks, people usually listen. And when it comes to the Thai stock market, both, Mark Mobius and Morgan Stanley are bullish, making statements that basically, says, the Thai coup gives hope for a…

Economics: Junta shake-up Thai state enterprises! Improve Management or Rich Picking?

Prayuth is shaking-up state enterprises, with the stated goal of improving performance and will likely be appointing a host of new CEO and board members to the state enterprises. Of course, Thailand is infested with corruption and bad management, and the Thai military is “No Exception” to the rule. On corruption, after the 2006 coup,…

Coup Culture: No “Red Carpet” only “High Security” for Prayuth’s free to Thais guts & glory war movie

No “Red Carpet” only “High Security” for Prayuth’s free to Thais “Guts & Glory” war movie! Prayuth’s junta is offering all Thais to see a “Guts & Glory” movie about ancient Thai war. Thai junta free movie comes with strings attach, however, local news reports. The strings are one cannot leave the movie theater once…

Business: Behind Prayuth’s glory free World Cup success, a damaged operator

Thailand’s entertainment giant, RS, not happy with junta’s free World Cup happiness campaign. Thailand’s entertainment giant, RS, where its Investor relations says the firm would like to inspire everyone to share and forward happiness, is not happy with Prayuth’s junta “Free World Cup” campaign to bring happiness to Thailand. RS, the firms that has the…

Business: When to listen to & when not to listen to Warren Buffet! A lesson for Thailand

Wondering, why Thailand’s economy and business is turning sour, and consumer confidence is tanking badly? You do not have to take my word for it, but please do a deep Google search, as a few years back, the US$ billionaire, iconic global class investor, Warren Buffet, said something interesting. Buffet, then made some remarks, that…