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Thai Airline Apologizes for Insulting Phuket Heroines

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PHUKET – A Thai airline has apologized for misspelling the names of two historical figures in its in-flight magazine, which was deemed offensive by some residents of Phuket province.

In the April issue of Thai Smile’s magazine, the names of Thao Thep Kasattri and Thao Sri Sunthon, two warriors who led a local resistance against Burmese invaders in the 18th century, were misspelled to read “Feet of Thep Kasattri and Feet of Sri Sunthon.”

Read more: khaosodenglish.com

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