From Komchadluek, April 1, 2013
On the cow: Tax
The woman is Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra
On the bucket: 2-trillion-baht loan
[Refers to the concern from people that the government will have to increase taxes in order to pay their borrowing.]
From Manager, April 3, 2013
Cartoon title: Economy… Economic gag
A kid: Ngae!! [a crying sound]
A mother: Don’t cry… If you do, mom will let a gecko to eat your liver.
Caption: The way to intimidate a kid at home
A kid: Ngae!! (a crying sound)
A bank officer: Don’t cry… If not, I will give your savings to the government for borrowing.
Logo of the bank: The government saving bank
Caption: The way to intimidate a kid at the government saving bank
[Refers to the government’s 2-trillion-baht loan. This loan will borrow from the financial institutions in the country. Meanwhile, the Government Saving Bank (GSB) is known as the kid’s bank. It launches many promotions to encourage kids to save.]
From Komchadluek, April 2, 2013
A big man: Remember!! 2-trillion-baht loan’s beneficiaries are people not politicians.
[Refers to the concerns of the 2-trillion-baht loan. Many people believe that these mega investment projects will lead to the huge corruption even though the government insists the projects will help to improve the infrastructure of the country.]