From Manager, February 6, 2018
Caption: Feeling pity for Pom… wherever he goes, he will be made fun for the watch scandal.
On the sign: ASEAN Defense Minister Retreat
[Refers to Deputy PM Prawit who attended the the Asean Defense Ministers’ Meeting Retreat (ADMM Retreat) in Singapore from February 5-7, 2018. After facing public pressure for resignation due to the luxury watch scandal, Deputy PM Prawit, whose nickname is “Pom,” still continued his work as usual.
This cartoon reflects a certain Thai feeling that foreigners will react with ridicule to a Thai who is under cloud of shame at home.]