Headline from the Thai News Agency, which is not entirely awful or craven even though the government often and repeatedly holds its feet to the fire: Investment sentiment likely to pick up in 2nd half-year.
BANGKOK, Aug 4 (TNA) – Investment sentiment is expected to pick up in the second half of this year following the government’s implementation of an economic stimulus package to boost the economy, according to a top securities analyst….
So, [Kongkiati Opaswongkarn, chairman of the Federation of Thai Capital Market Organisations] believes that concern in response to the political uncertainties will finally ease in the second half of the year if investors become more optimistic about political developments.
Um. Okay. But I wonder what half of the year Mr Kongkiati and the editors of Thai News Agency think is already one-third completed.