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A grossly offensive – and predictable – response

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Maybe the general is still grieving for his own dead friend these things take time a lot of time. 

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Between  the Chinese and the Thai, it is a race to the bottom to find out who has less compassion for human beings.

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As previously stated.... this man is the real reason for the loss of all the cancellations and the billions of baht in revenue. Will their be any repercussions for the man himself? No. Should he has been forced to resign? Absolutely.... and this is not the first time. He's a stain on the nation, and an embarrassment the junta could do without. 

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How much more damage will he be allowed to create in this position? He would be a popular success to entertain the crowds in a TV show like "Are you smarter than a 5th grader?"

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Prawit is such a dinosaur, time for him to become extinct.

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On one occasion where a beautiful young British lady was murdered on a Thai island, I distinctly remember the initial response of a certain General was to point out how such tragedies could be avoided if only those young Western ladies would refrain from wearing provocative bikinis in Thailand ... frankly how much more insensitive, crass and dishonest could such a statement be ?

 

Today it's Prawit's turn to blame the foreigners... well, he obviously learns from the top.

 

While he's at it perhaps he should give us the names of the bad bad foreigner(s) who is/are responsible for putting all these obscenely expensive watches around his wrist ?

 

 

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The captain is the one who has total responsibility for a vessel. It is his decision and his decision alone as to whether the vessel leaves the port and if the passengers are adequately protected

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4 hours ago, webfact said:

it is the responsibility of the Thai government to ensure that humanitarian assistance is provided to the victims. As to the issue of accountability, that can come later.   

Or not come at all.

What can be done to MAKE the Prayut regime accountable?

Nothing legally as it has a constitutional right to amnesty for any and all actions that would include negligence.

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2 hours ago, sammieuk1 said:

Maybe the general is still grieving for his own dead friend these things take time a lot of time. 

Ha ha! Brilliant! One of the wittiest and funniest comments I've seen so far on the Prawit-and-his-watches affair!

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2 hours ago, Radar501 said:

I think you mean ENFORCE and MANAGE.

 

Responsibility to maintain, enforce and manage the driving of a car, the disposal of litter, the sailing of a boat and many other activities  does NOT rest solely with the Thai authorities.     Big Brother is not always there to make sure I wear a helmet when I jump on my bike, so I have to accept some personal responsibility for my actions.  

 

Just as the crew of the Phoenix should have.

Although I agree that individuals do have responsibility for their own actions there has to be a mechanism in place (law enforcement and punishment) as a deterrent to stop them from making those poor choices especially when it affects other people, people could care less if you did or did not wear a helmet that is up to you because it only affects you, (in that case the authorities would be attempting to protect you from your own stupidity) equally the same if you decided to take your boat out on your own in bad weather or went swimming in the sea when advised not too - although it could be argued that you are then putting others at risk that might attempt to save your stupid ass.

 

However, other people would care if you got in a vehicle blind drunk and took to the roads, in that case you are putting others at risk, same applies if you decide to take your boat out to sea in bad weather with passengers on board and tell them it will be fine - in both these situations authorities need to make sure they are putting enough effort into stopping you from making those poor choices possibly by taking the decision out of your hands (especially when you are making money)  with regulations, laws, enforcement and punishment 

  

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The assessment of blame to others is a national sport in Thailand!  The fact that there was no enforcement of the existing marine safety laws that tourists rely on for safety is of no importance.  It is always the farangs fault here!

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No surprises here. Dont forget that Thailand doesnt have a government. LOS is under the control of marginally educated army goons and pimps wearing silk suits and ties.

They dont care about tourists or those reckless cave kids.  Its all about PR  and easy money.

Nothing else.

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Yes, Chinese numbers dropped substantially at my partners's tour spa company. 

A wall is about to fall on beach road and kill some child,  if any Thai person is interested to notify city hall. 

Safety first! 

Fun second. 

Death till the very end.

Sorry to the victims. 

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