On the surface, we Thais may champion democratic ideals, the concepts of justice, human rights and rule of law. But when those ideals clash with the goals of the tribal family – as they often might – what then would we choose?
There are many fishy details over the disappearance and death of businessman Akeyuth Anchanbutr, but this is only to be expected given his track record.
He fled overseas to avoid being charged over a collapsed pyramid scheme in 1985, only to return to Thailand after the 20-year statue of limitations in the case expired. He was always surrounded by bodyguards as he had powerful enemies.
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