Weekly News Magazines, August 16, 2013

Nation Weekend_16 Aug 2013

From Nation Weekend, August 16, 2013
Cover reads: Weed-flower Queen [meaning a woman from poor background who becomes successful]
[Reference is to Ratchanok Inthanon, aka Nong May, who won the World Championships 2013 badminton tournament in China which made her the youngest world champion in history. Apart from her own talent, hard work and discipline, Nong May’s major support since her childhood came from the Baan Thong Yod Badminton Club owned and managed by Kamala Thongkorn who is said to have great vision in molding quality players.]

Matichon Weekly, 16 August 2013

From Matichon Weekly, August 16, 2013
Cover reads: Good person, good story; Thai people chanting: love ‘Nong May’
[Reference is to Ratchanok Inthanon, or Nong May who won the badminton World Championships 2013 in China and became the youngest world champion after defeating her Chinese rival who was world number one. The article stated that Nong May’s victory means very much to Thai people since it brings significant joy to the country which has been through many chaotic political incidents during many past years.]

ASTV Manager Weekly_17 Aug 2013

From ASTV Manager Weekly, August 17, 2013
Cover reads: Not slutty, don’t chat shitty
[Reference is to Tarit Pengdit, direct-general of the Special Investigation Department, who announced that the department will investigate the case where a group of Red Shirts are suing Mullika Boonmeetrakool, the Democrat Party’s deputy spokeswoman, for posting a doctored photo of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra at Kui Buri National Park. The original sign reads: Wild Elephant and Bull Viewpoint, Kui Buri National Park. In the modified photo it reads: Tiger, Lion, Bull, (where Yingluck stands is supposed to read “rhino” or “raed” in Thai meaning “slutty”), Kui Buri National Park.]

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