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Asean rivals will gain if turmoil continues

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Japanese investors will likely move their investments from Thailand to other Asean members if the political turmoil drags on for another 6-12 months, damaging the economy as a whole. 

Hisamichi Koga, vice-president of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce in Bangkok, speaks at a seminar on Thursday entitled ‘Japan’s New Wave of Overseas Investment: Thailand and Asean-Plus-One’. (Photo by Somchai Poomlard)

Speaking on Thursday at a Bangkok conference on Japanese investment trends, executives said a prolonged conflict would affect Thailand's development of flood prevention and other major infrastructure projects.

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