Weekly News Magazines, May 30, 2014

Nation Weekend_May 30

From Nation Weekend, May 30, 2014
Cover reads: [I’ll] Fight all the dangers with my proud heart [a line of lyrics from a soul-stirring song called “The Ultimate Dream” composed by His Majesty King Rama IX]
[Reference is to announcement of Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, head of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) on May 26 on NCPO’s working plan. The plan concerns two levels: one is at the permanent secretaries of ministries, the other is at lower level comprising teams of experts in individual fields.]

Matichon Weekly, May 30

From Matichon Weekly, May 30, 2014
Cover reads: Oh les belles… you’re so beautiful [lyrics from theme song of Thailand’s beauty pageant contest]
[Reference is to anti-coup demonstrations, especially from the non-partisan group such as this group of women on the cover.]

ASTV Manager Weekly, May 31

From ASTV Manager Weekly, May 31, 2014
Cover reads: [Pra] “yuth” Ship
[Prayuth refers to Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha in the circle in the middle. The syllable “yuth” is also a word meaning war. In the circles are NCPO’s all 10 members of the board of consultants.]

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