From Manager, August 30, 2015
Somkid Jatusripitak: Where is the Managing Director? I have an appointment with him to talk about a loan to spur the economy.
On newspaper: Arrested the Managing Director of Krung Thai Bank for 15 years due to an illegal loan.
Caption: The last time… it began like this too.
[Refer to the conviction of many Krung Thai executives for conspiring with Thaksin to make illegal loans during Thaksin’s time as prime minister.
The man in the doorway is Somkid Jatusripitak, the junta’s economic adviser, who is tasked with invigorating the economy. He also served the same role in Thaksin’s government.
The cartoon refers to junta efforts to pressure the Thai business world to cooperate with efforts to revive the economy.]