PM Yingluck doesn't need to flit off overseas so often. So many problems at home need her attention, says Voranai Vanijaka | Bangkok Post: opinion

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Yingluck, stay home, you're needed here

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This year Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will pay official visits to about 10 countries. Since she took office in August 2011 she has visited about 30 nations. She has been 19 months in office, that’s about 1.6 foreign trips per month. 

Foreign relations is an important function of the prime minister's office, however Thailand is not in a foreign relations crisis. Rather, we have a score of domestic problems that need the urgent presence and attention of the prime minister.

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, left (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

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