The parties are over, the holiday is a memory, and it's a new year. A lot of people use that occasion to make resolutions. New Year's resolutions are a way of getting organised, bringing in small changes for the better and promising to use time better to focus on what is important. Did anyone notice the plans the government put out to improve its performance? Neither did we.
On several of the key issues, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and her ministers have clearly been winging it for months. This would be an excellent week for our political leaders to lay out an agenda _ clearly and with accountability.
It would be both a good idea and cathartic for the country if Ms Yingluck lets us know where the government stands on amending the constitution. Once again last weekend, the country was given an earful of confusing and contradictory messages. The premier said charter change is important. Then she said there was no hurry in going about it.
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