Weekly News Magazines, October 18, 2013

Nation Weekend_18 Oct

From Nation Weekend, October 18, 2013
Cover reads: Friends after all
[Reference is to the 40th anniversary of the October 14, 1973 event. Two student leaders of the event, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Seksan Prasertkul and Thirayuth Boonmee, gave speeches at different ceremonies organized in memory of the event, which conveyed different opinions relating events of the past to the current political situation.]

Matichon Weekly_18 Oct

From Matichon Weekly, October 18, 2013
Cover reads: The real ones
[Reference is to speeches given for a memory of the 40th anniversary of the October 14, 1973 event by Seksan Prasetkul and Thirayuth Boonmee. Both are considered as the “real” authorities on the 1973 popular uprising and are respected academics in society.]

ASTV Manager Weekly, 19 October 2013

From ASTV Manager Weekly, October 19, 2013
Cover reads: A society full of shits
In the white circles, top left: Khi Kham [meaning shit stuck inside anus causing irritation]
Top right: Khi Yong [meaning a woman who only cares about getting dressed up]; Khi Bae [meaning a person who doesn’t keen to do anything seriously]
Middle: Khi Khaa [meaning lackey]
Bottom right: Khi Hug Thong [meaning a hypocrite who cannot get things done, a person who always tells other people to do the right thing, but he/she dare not take any action. (refer here to the Democrat Party)]
[Reference is to the speech by Thirayuth Boonmee on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the October 14, 1973 popular uprising. Thirayuth’s speech uses the word ‘khi’ or ‘shit’ as an analogy to describe the behavior of Thaksin and his sister Premier Yingluck Shinawatra.]

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