Weekly News Magazines, December 6, 2013

Nation Weekend_6_Dec

From Nation Weekend, December 6, 2013
Cover reads: Kamnan’s revolution [‘Kamnan’ means head of a sub-district.]
[Reference is to Suthep Thuagsuban, former Democrat Party’s MP. Suthep has been leading the protest against the Yingluck-led Government. He started his political career as a kamnan after graduating with an M.A. in political sciences from Middle Tennessee State University, he ran in a kamnan election in the Thaa Sathon sub-district in Surat Thani Province. He is sometime informally called “Kamnan Suthep.”]

Matichon Weekly_6 Dec

From Matichon Weekly, December 6, 2013
Cover reads: Patient soldiers
[Reference is to the protests against PM Yingluck and the government. Here, military leaders, taking into account their experience during the Red Shirt protest in 2010, are apparently opting to play the role of observers, asserting that they will remain neutral.]

ASTV Manager Weekly_7 Dec

From ASTV Manager Weekly, December 7, 2013
Cover reads: Thai people love the King
[Reference is to His Majesty the King’s 86th birth anniversary on December 5. This year, the royal ceremony was organized at Klai Kangwol Palace in Hua Hin, Prachuabkirikhan Province, where Their Majesties the King and Queen have resided since they departed from Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok on August 1. Tens of thousands of people occupied both sides of Petchakasem Road to view them. Reports said that Their Majesties have gradually garnered better health.]

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