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Sunday, November 25, 2012
The truth is out, that the Commerce Ministry's claim of a 15-million-tonne government-to-government rice deal with China over three years is anything but real.There is a popular Thai saying that goes along these lines: “A dead elephant cannot be covered up by lotus leaves.”This is exactly ...
Archives for: June 2008
10 June 2008
June 10, 2008Western critics have always held in contempt the idea of a rice cartel by rice exporting countries.Â "Impossible!" or "A pipe dream"Â are some of the standard comments heard each time the idea was raised.Similar comments were heardÂ the other day when Prime ...Read this blog post | comments (5)
02 June 2008
June 2, 2008Our close brush with what could turn out to be a violent confrontation between police and anri-Thaksin protesters as a result of Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej's loose tongue reminds me of Aesop's fable about the shepherd boy and the wolf.Â Â But in Aesop's fable, the ...Read this blog post | comments (10)