THAILAND: "Voice of Thaksin" on sale July 26

New biweekly magazine will have content written by politicians and activists

Bangkok Post
Monday, July 20, 2009

The first issue of a new twice-monthly political magazine, Voice of Thaksin, will hit the stands on July 26, the 60th birthday of Thaksin Shinawatra, it was announced on Monday.

Sutham Saengprathum, a former executive of the defunct Thai Rak Thai Party, denied the magazine was funded by the former prime minister. He said the money was raised from Thaksin's supporters.

The magazine will feature columns written by politicians and activists such as fugitive Jakrapob Penkair, Somyos Prueksakasemsuk, Jaran Ditha-apichai and Sunai Julapongsathorn, he said.

It will go on sale on the 1st and 15th of every month. The first issue will be on July 26.

Mr Sutham said a magazine's website will opened on the same day.