From Manager, September 19, 2018
On the arrow: Developed country.
Thaksin: 12 years already, has Thailand had enough suffering? …while other countries move forward… we move backward.
[Thaksin recently emerged on social media to bemoan the state of the country after 12 years of conflict and wish that the different sides would negotiate together.
Critics dismissed Thaksin’s statement as part of his regular PR build-up before elections. It was also noted that Thaksin’s offer of talks was disingenuous as the junta would never accede to what has always been Thaksin’s main demand–the dropping of all court cases and prison sentences for him.]