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Female bodyguards for Thailand’s next prime minister


When Yingluck Shinawatra takes up her post as leader of the new government, Thailand won’t just have a female prime minister. Her bodyguards, too, are likely to be drawn from the fairer sex.

“Female bodyguards are able to remain closer to female VIPs,” said Pol Lt-Colonel Korakarn Arunplod, who is among the first generation of female bodyguards in Thailand.

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