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In Thailand, the Chinese are a market-dominant minorities: they constitutes a small fraction of the population, but still control almost its entire economy. An interesting features about Thailand is that its market-dominant minority is very well accepted, where as market-dominant minorities like the United States are met with hate and resentment. This presentation explores racial assimilation as a factor of acceptance over the course of Thailand’s history. It also takes a look at current problems with assimilation in Thailand, analyzing the situation of the Muslim-Malay’s insurgency’s fight against Thai-Buddhist assimilation.