Senior economics reporter
Wichit Chantanusornsiri is a senior economics reporter, Bangkok Post.
EEC has been harshly criticised for its "lack of people's participation". On the contrary, I believe the EEC will help boost the livelihoods of Thais.
During parliamentary debates on the Prayut Chan-o-cha government's policy statement, scheduled for tomorrow and Friday, the state-run Krung Thai Bank's (KTB) 9.9-billion-baht loan scandal will likely be taken up by the opposition targeting one cabinet member, Finance Minister and Palang Pracharath Party (PPRP) leader Uttama Savanayana. When the loan was approved in 2003, Mr Uttama was an executive board member of the bank.