Weekly News Magazines, January 20, 2012

Nation Weekend, January 20, 2012
The cover reads: Red wei hei!
[“Wei hei” is a colloquial ending word for a statement or explanation. Here it means that Yingluck’s second cabinet has prominent Red Shirts in it.]

Matichon Weekly, January 20, 2012
The cover reads: Tiles will prosper and soar.
[This is a Thai idiom. It means bad people become successful and prosper. Normally a tile must sink into the water, but a floating tile is a bad person who is successful or get good things from his bad behavior–in this case Nattawut, who famously threatened Bangkok with burning, yet has gained a role in the cabinet.]

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