A bumpy start to 48 years of Chinese relations
Marking the 48th anniversary of diplomatic ties with China this year, the Bangkok Post presents the results of a study that examined the history of Sino-Thai relations.
The paper, titled "Thailand and the People’s Republic of China: Volatile Politics and Troubles in the Early Years of Diplomatic Relations (1975-1978)" was authored by Sitthiphon Kruarattikan and published by the International Study Centre of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 2020.
The research looked into the early years of Sino-Thai relations at a time when the Thai political landscape was rapidly changing.
Democracy was in full bloom after the fall of the military regime led by Field