Weekly News Magazines, March 27, 2014

Nation Weekend_28 Mar 2014

From Nation Weekend, March 27, 2014
Cover reads: Know that [we] won, but not finished yet
[Reference is to legal cases against the caretaker premier Yingluck Shinawatra and other Thaksin supporting politicians, particularly the corruption case stemming from the rice pledging scheme. The rulings of cases are deemed as advantageous to the People’s Democratic Reform Committee (PDRC). However, the conflict is not expected to be ended any time soon since the caretaker government and the Red Shirts do not seem to be willing to accept the courts’ ruling easily.]

Matichon Weekly_27 Mar 2014

From Matichin Weekly, March 27, 2014
Cover reads: Why must it be Apr 5?
[Reference is to the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), or the Red Shirt, led by Jatuporn Promphan, its new chairman, announced that it would stage a demonstration on April 5. It is speculated that the date was chosen based on superstitious belief that Saturday the 5th is powerful and will therefore bring them victory.]

ASTV Manager Weekly_28 Mar

From ASTV Manager Weekly, March 28, 2014
Cover reads: Branded Husband [Also the name of a TV melodrama series, of which the plot is about love affair between a man, his wife and another woman]
Yingluck Shinawatra: Stop imagining thing, Nam Phueng. It’s clear by now that Khun Pisut Loves me, doesn’t he?!
Suthep Thuagsuban: Screammmmm. Bi………!
[The man is military Commander-in-Chief Prayuth. Reference is to the political conflict between the caretaker government led by Yingluck Shinawatra and the anti-government led by Suthep Thuagsuban. Both sides have been attempting to win over the armed forces, specifically the Royal Thai Army under Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha’s commanding.]

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