Six of Thailand's most senior military officers have been appointed to run the country
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SE Asian economies 'can continue to grow' despite tensions

26 May 2014 Last updated at 01:28 BST

From the coup in Thailand, to regional upheavals between Vietnam and China, there is a lot happening in South East Asia on the political front.

But what does this mean for economies in the long term, especially for developing nations in the region?

Charles Davis, an economic advisor to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), tells Asia Business Report that despite the challenges, the future of the region still looks bright for the coming years.