Weekly News Magazines, June 19-26, 2015

19 june 2015

From Nation Weekend, June 19, 2015
Main cover reads: Triumphal war elephant

[This cover celebrates a victory of the Thai football team known–as an war elephant–in the SEA Games. It beat the Myanmar team and received the gold medal.]

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From Manager Weekly, June 20-16, 2015
Main cover reads: Forget stripping the rank, let’s open the casino
A police in the cover: Police Chief Gen. Somyot Poompanmoung
Prayuth in the green circle: Don’t oppose the NCPO.

[Ridicules police chief Somyot who has delayed stripping Thaksin’s rank and then suddenly appeared to shift attention away from the issue by lobbying publicly for the legalization of casinos.]

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From Matichon Weekly, June 19-25, 2015
Main cover reads: Love will last long if you forgive people’s mistake, if not, it will be shortened.
A man on the left: Gen. Preecha Chan-ocha
A man on the right: Gen. Teerachai Nakwanich

[This cover uses the Thai proverb meaning that “if you want to maintain love you need to forgive and forget people’s mistakes. If not, it will ruin your relationship.”
This refers to the dilemma competition among Gen. Preecha, PM Prayuth’s brother and Gen. Teerachai, who has a closer tie with Gen. Prawit. Both vie to be the next army chief.]

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