Thai PM goes easy on ex-central bankers

THAILAND - It is premature to blame two former central bank governors for costing the state 44 billion baht in the failed attempt to defend the baht in 1996-97, Thailand's prime minister said on Mar 26, 2001.

Thaksin Shinawatra said he had yet to receive the report - commissioned by the Chuan government - that points the finger at Chaiyawat Wibulswasdi and Rerngchai Marakanond.

Mistakes by the ex-governors were not intentional, he said, and the bureaucracy was not well prepared to deal with cu

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