No talking until the new year…

Just in from our Bankok desk (aka my bror). No, it’s not yet another reference to the long wait for confirmation that the IRA is no longer active. The Thai Prime Minister is not talking. To anyone, “until the alignment of the planets is back in his favour. He also cancelled his regular Thursday press conference until next year”.

“Mercury is aligned directly with my star. Mercury is no good,” he said. Mercury would not be clear of his star until next year. “You will have to wait until this year is over,” he said on his return to Bangkok, and thanked waiting reporters who had hoped for comment.

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