Robbed?


From Manager, November 14, 2013
Left: Khmer “bandits”: Yeah!!… We robbed their country and got about a thousand rai. [a “rai” is a Thai unit of area, equal to 1,600 square meters]
Caption: Robbers win.
Right: Government: Yeah!!… Our country was robbed and lost about a thousand rai.
Caption: Owners also win.
[Refers to the judgment of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Cambodia’s sovereignty over the Preah Vihear temple area. In the cartoon, it criticizes the government for supporting the ICJ’s ruling which confirms Thailand may some additional area required for Cambodia to administer the temple.]

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