Weekly News Magazines, August 19, 2011

From Nation Weekend, August 19, 2011
Thai dance and Khmer dance; Phraya Lawaek, – [who guards] the treasure trove [crude oil and natural gas] in the Gulf of Thailand [Phraya Lawaek was a Khmer king during Ayuthaya period. He often invaded Thailand while Thailand was weak and busy fighting with Burma. He was beheaded after being defeated by King Naresuan. Hun Sen was compared to this Phraya Lawaek.]

From Matichon Weekly, August 19, 2011
Yongyuth Wichaidit on the cover: [He] had been quiet and finally he got the best piece of fish [This is an expression: A cat who sneaks silently to catch the big piece of fish. It refers to Yongyuth, widely considered the key person locally who led the Pheu Thai to victory. The “best piece of fish” he obtained is the deputy prime minister and interior minister.]

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