Hanoi (VNA) - A majority of Thai people said it is time for a cabinet reshuffle, according an opinion survey by the Suan Dusit Rajabhat University or Suan Dusit Poll. The poll was conducted on July 8-11 on 1,269 people throughout the country after a cabinet reshuffle became a hot topic for discussion among the public after the government under Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha completed its first year in office on July 10. Asked whether it was now time for a cabinet reshuffle, 67 percent said "yes", reasoning that the overall economy was not in good shape, the cost of living - particularly the price of electricity - was high, many people were jobless and debt-ridden, and professionals should be given the opportunity to solve the country's problems. Another 23.40 percent were ambivalent about a reshuffle, saying it was up to the prime minister. Meanwhile, 8.75 percent said it was not yet time for a reshuffle as there are still other important issues to be resolved. Thailand's economy … [Read more...] about Thailand: majority want to see cabinet reshuffle
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