The Singaporean model for Thailand: “Provinces which vote for the Thai Rak Thai party will be taken good care of first”

The ‘mole’ is inside the government – Bangkok Post, June 7, 2013
…That seems to echo the infamous remark made some years ago by then-prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra, which triggered off an avalanche of protests from southerners, “Provinces which vote for the Thai Rak Thai party will be taken good care of first…”.
It should not come as a total surprise that Mr Plodprasop’s remark has incensed Phuket residents. A protest was staged in the southern province this Friday morning against the deputy prime minister for his discriminatory and divisive remark. One of the protest banners, carried by a car which drove around the town of Phuket, read: “Plod pen sop (Plodprasop is a corpse), do not treat Phuket residents like buffaloes”…

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