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Monday, September 12, 2011
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra knew all along that which country she wanted to visit first in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. It's Brunei. The problem was she got to have better reasons to break the tradition set by past prime minsiters who always went to Laos first.
Alphabetical order has come to rescue her. Brunei comes first in the 10-member Asean, as far as that is concerned. That's enough. That's perfect. There she went last Saturday. The oil rich country more than once welcomed her brother, Thaksin, to stay there. Many Pheu Thai members were there for his advice and Thaksin himself more than once sent his political messages from there.
That's why Brunei is always on her mind.