Weekly News Magazines, February 22, 2013

Nation Weekend_22 Feb 2013

From Nation Weekend, February 22, 2013
Cover reads: Wide sky for digital TV
[On February 19, 2013, the Nation Group led by Mr. Sutthichai Yoon announced that three of its subsidiaries will increase their capital by a total of baht 2 billion as preparation for applying for a digital TV license. The project is expected to require baht 1,950 million in bidding for three digital channels of news, variety and children programs.]

Matichon Weekly_22 Feb 2013

From Matichon Weekly, February 22, 2013
Cover reads: Elephant rank, bureaucrat monk
[Reference is to Mr. Payap Shinnawatra, a younger brother of Thaksin Shinawatra and big brother of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra who went into the monkhood in a temple in India on February 10, 2013. Only days later, a rumor said that he was given an order of precedence in the Buddhist hierarchy which is normally reserved for senior monks. This incident was used to show how Shinawatra family members employ influence to quickly move into higher rank and positions of prominence.]

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