Curbs on rice

While an incumbent government is expected to do everything it possibly can to secure a fresh mandate, the decision by…

A PM for Thailand

The election of property tycoon Srettha Thavisin as Thailand’s 30th Prime Minister, while ending the political uncertainty that followed general…

Sticky decision

While it is certain that India’s decision to restrict exports of non-basmati rice will impact international food security as well…

After Pita

The end of the bid by Pita Limjaroenrat to become the next Prime Minister of Thailand was expected even without the complication of the country’s Constitutional court suspending his membership of Parliament. This was because the 42-year-old leader of the Move Forward Party just did not have the numbers to cross the half-way mark in a legislature that consists of 750 members, of whom fully a third owe their positions to the military