I think "the country" here is used as a euphemism for the interests of a small bunch of very select and powerful people.
Prayuth Asks Thais to Stop 'Whining' to Foreign Nations
BANGKOK — Junta chairman and Prime Minister Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha has asked Thais
Brilliant idea, VC.
I think it takes only about 2 minutes to gulp down most of those foodstuffs (for a few items maybe 2 seconds, haha )-- and you already ingest 200 calories!
Good thought, VisionChaser, I hope a significant number of people will do so, including maids who work in the homes of the middle class and wealthy just