Prayuth’s Brother Defends Lucrative Army Contracts Awarded to Son – Khao Sod, September 19, 2016
A nephew of junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha received nearly 27 million baht in contracts from the army region his father once commanded, an investigative news agency reported Monday…
[This is an example of the “lucky” dynamic that infects Thai society. It is entirely possible that there may have not been direct influence exerted to win the contract. However, Thais would tend to bend over backwards to cater to those they know who are connected–thus giving an overwhelming advantage to relatives of those they know hold real power.
This recalls Thaksin’s own lucky son who was able to have an advertising deal renegotiated to cut him in.]