Weekly News Magazines, August 21-28, 2015

Matichon_21_27 Aug

From Matichon Weekly, August 21-27, 2015
Main cover reads: Why?
[white] Phra Phrom
In yellow bubble on the left: Come with a bomb
Power of social media
[Refers to an explosion at a Hindu famous shrine Erawan which has a four-faces Phra Phrom or Brahma, a Hindu God. On the left, there are clips showing about the bombing suspect which shared through social media.]


From Nation Weekend, August 21, 2015
Main cover reads: 2nd Prayuth’s cabinet team
Dream team ‘Somkid’ spurring the economy
Recover the economy–strengthen confidence
The man is PM Prayuth
[Refers to Prayuth’s new cabinet. He appointed former financial minister Somkid Jatusripitak to be in charge of spurring economic growth of the country. The words ‘StrongerTogether’ comes from the post-bombing message after the bomb at Ratchaprasong intersection. Here, it refers to Somkid, who is a past Thaksin ally, joining forces with the junta cabinet.]

24 aug

From Lokwannee, August 24, 2015
Main cover reads:  Phra Phrom
He sees….
Who did it?


From Manager Weekly, August 22-28, 2015
On the cover is the police sketch of the bombing suspect.
Bottom left: Disclose a secret of
[pink] ‘Hiso Manfa’
This woman is so special
[Refers to the celebrity “Manfa” was rumored to be the girlfriend Pheu Thai Party spokesman Prompong Nopparit. A new rumor has her dating popular actor Son-yuke.]
Bottom right: Jailed New dream team
[red] ‘Somkid’
Good drug or just day-dreaming of ‘Big Tu’
The man is Somkid Jatusripitak
[Refers to Prayuth’s new cabinet. He appointed former financial minister Somkid Jatusripitak as a head of economic team aiming to spur the economic growth of the country. The article question whether junta-chief Prayuth can really benefit from former ally Somkid being on his team.]

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