Weekly News Magazines, July 19, 2013

Nation Weekend, 19 July 2013

From Nation Weekend, July 19, 2013
Cover reads: The National Hormones Day
[Reference is to ‘Hormones the series’, a series on the GMM One Channel, a satellite cable TV channel under the GMM Grammy Group. The series is said to reflect realistic stories of kids of high-school ages and, in particular, their sexual behavior. The number of viewers watching this on YouTube hit one million one week after its debut.]

Matichon Weekly, 19 July 2013

From Matichon Weekly, July 19, 2013
Cover reads: Moral rice; moral ‘Khon khon khon’ [meaning ‘human finds human’]
[Reference is to a piece of an inconclusive information on Thai rice posted via social media network by Sutthipong Thammawuth, the popular host from the ‘Khon khon khon’ (meaning ‘human finds human’) TV program. One of the most controversial point is that it claimed that the bagged Thai rice is so highly contaminated with chemical residues that it makes a rat dies within five minutes. The host admitted making mistake by posting such unsubstantiated information and apologized for it. He is being sued by several retail rice companies because of the claim.]

ASTV Manager Weekly_20 July 2013

From ASTV Manager Weekly, July 20, 2013
Cover reads: Woh. 5 Kala Hoy
[“Woh. 5” means secret mission: “Kala Hoy” is defense shellfish — in casual Thai spoken language,  ‘shellfish’ can informally refers to a female sexual organ. ‘Kala’ here is short for ‘Kalahom’ referring to the defense ministry. All of this refers to the audio clip between two men whose voices sound like Gen. Yutthasak Sasiprapha and Thaksin Shinawatra. The article emphasizes a specific part of the dialogue mentioning ‘Ai Too’, which is also nickname of Army Commander Gen. Prayuth Chanocha, and ‘Ai Army Commander’ apart from pointing out specific aspects of the relationship between Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra as the Defense Minister and Gen. Prayuth.]

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