Schzysophrenia : reporters found the twin of the Bank Of Thailand governor

Oh my Buddha… Here we have a serious case of schizophrenia or a serious case of utter incompetence from the thai press… Pick your choice.

Here are 2 “reports” published today (wednesday), at the same time.

BANGKOK POST

Bank of Thailand (BoT) governor Tarisa Watanagase said the damage to the country’s economy this year will not be as serious as predicted.

The central bank, like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank, would revise the gross domestic product (GDP) growth more frequently this year due to the continual economic changes, she said on Wednesday.

Thailand would likely encounter substantial challenges during the remaining months of 2009, but they would be less severe than initially forecast.

The BoT forecast is that GDP growth in 2009 will range from zero to two per cent, but more revisions will have to be made as other economic figures are changing frequently,” said Mrs Tarisa.

TNA

Bank of Thailand (BoT) Governor Tarisa Watanagase on Wednesday conceded the Thai economy would definitely contract this year, but whether it shrink by up to 3 per cent or not remains uncertain as the central bank needs to take into account economic figures both locally and overseas.

Voila. Just another perfectly normal day… πŸ˜‰

You want the blue or the red pill ?

Now you tell me… I mean we know that Thailand some times seem like Wonderland. And we have surely a lot of rabbits and a lot of holes… But here… well…. I’m speechless.

4 Responses to “Schzysophrenia : reporters found the twin of the Bank Of Thailand governor”


  1. 1 Luke 25 March 2009 at 6:24 pm

    I thought the choice was red pill or yellow pill.

  2. 2 ThaiCrisis 25 March 2009 at 6:45 pm

    Well done Luke. Indeed, we can wonder. πŸ˜‰

  3. 3 John 25 March 2009 at 8:19 pm

    Why contradiction?
    Maybe she heard someone predict the contraction could be more than 3%. Well, well, maybe she did read this forum!

  4. 4 ThaiCrisis 25 March 2009 at 8:39 pm

    It’s a fact : Tarisa is reading my blog. And Abhisit too (well, not sure). πŸ˜‰

    But I agree, “contradiction” is probably not the proper word (a concept too western). Let’s talk about thai flexibility.


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