Possibly because of the threat it offers to tourism?
UK press has picked up on it as well-this from a paper that usually does not go for
What is interesting, yet not surprising, is that, in Thailand, this story has more coverage than the missing plane, itself!Curt Today, 11:11 AM
Probe into stolen passports used by pair on missing jet
The Nation March 11, 2014 1:00 am
Tickets for two "fake"