New Year’s Cartoon: Goodbye year of 2560

From Daily News, December 31, 2017
Sign held by Deputy PM Somkid: Goodbye year of 2560 [2017]
Big bag held by him: Welfare for the poor
Things in the basket carried by PM Prayuth: Rubber price, Economy
On the side of basket: Problems of people’s living costs
On a bag carried by Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai: Take one step each
On the parachute: Democrat Party
On the bag carried by Yingluck: Escape
On her skirt: Poo [Yingluck’s nickname]
Close to the police: Reform the police
On a sign held by a dog: Year of dog. Welcome.

[Refers to various news events of 2017. PM Prayuth faced several challenges including the economic problems, reform of the police and the transparency of his the junta, such as Deputy PM Prawit. Former PM Yingluck fled the country on the day of a verdict on the rice pledging scheme. Rock star Artiwara “Toon” Kongmalai launched a running project named “Take One Step Each” to raise a fund for state hospitals.]

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