MY TWO SATANGS
A priority is, as most people know, the most important task at hand at any given moment. I learnt that fact when I was four and needed the toilet and wanted to play football both at the same time. Of course I made the wrong choice about where my priorities lay and ended up being too wet to play football.
Some pundits wonder whether Thais are focusing on the right issues—football or stopping crime. Five suspects are brought before a press conference after police arrested a gang for allegedly assisting applicants to cheat in police entrance examinations. Officers seized 10.5 million baht in cash paid by applicants to the suspects. PRASIT TANGPRASERT
Thailand is like that four-year-old version of me. We are a country that is so excited about the prospect of playing football that we forget if we want to play at our best, we must empty our bladder of all the nastiness going on inside our bodies. This week Thailand's national agenda is squarely focused on a number of issues that on a list of priorities should be located somewhere between "not important" and "huh? What are you babbling about?"
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