Weekly News Magazines, November 6-13, 2015

9 Noc 2015

From Lokwannee, November 9, 2015
Main cover reads: [left] Honest – Why are you afraid of legal and disciplinary actions?
[Refers to PM Prayuth’s action by using his power under Article 44 to protect government officials against legal and disciplinary actions to protect government officials working on the cases related to the rice pledging scheme.]

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From Manager Weekly, November 7-13, 2015
Main cover reads: Ood’s crying
[The man is businessman Sittikorn Boomchim whose nickmane is “Ood.”
The two men on the cover are actors who involved with Sittikorn. The man on the left is a singer and actor ‘Film’ Rattapoom (we do not know the other one).
This refers to Sittikorn who committed suicide and left a letter that mentioned his unlucky life and relationships with people he helped. Some of them are monks and actors.]

Top-right: [blue] ‘Hip-hop angel’ [white] a daughter of a legend rocker
[In the photo is famous rocker Pathompong and his daughter ‘Angie’ who now also has become a singer. Refers to a story about a famous rock star’s family.]

Bottom: “Prawut” model – Resign to “end the problem”
[The man is former chief spokesman Pol. Gen. Prawut Thavornsiri who recently resigned his post.
This refers to the lese majeste scandal that has involved many high level officers. Former police spokesman Pol. Gen. Prawut Thavornsiri is suspected to have been involved, in some way, with the lese majeste scandal with famous fortuneteller Suriyan Sujaritpalawong.]

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From Matichon Weekly, November 6-12, 2015
Main cover reads:  Destination [yellow] Newin-Buriram [red] It’s not politics
[The man in the cover is former politician Newin Chidchob. This refers to former politician Newin Chidchob who now is the president of the football team Buriram United.]

Top right: A person who doesn’t have connections. Thank you.
[The woman is former PM Yingluck Shinawatra. This refers to former PM Yingluck who has attempted to call for fairness in the cases against her in the rice pledging scheme. However, the political winds seemed to have passed her by and there seems to be little widespread support to defend Yingluck.]

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From Nation Weekend, November 6, 2015
Main cover reads: It’s time for ‘Daw Suu’
[The woman on a cover is Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. This refers to Myanmar’s election in which the opposition National League for Democracy (NLD) led by Aung San Suu Kyi is likely to win the election.]

Headline on the top-left: [yellow] ‘Prawut’ resigns
General-Colonel
Can’t escape from Article 112
[This refers to the lese majeste scandal that has involved many high level officers. Former police spokesman Pol. Gen. Prawut Thavornsiri is suspected to have been involved, in some way, with the lese majeste scandal with famous fortuneteller Suriyan Sujaritpalawong.]

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