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Prawit Wants to Build a Wall Along Border With Malaysia

Sadao checkpoint in Danok, southern border with Malaysia

Sadao checkpoint in Danok, southern border with Malaysia. Image: Slleong.


BANGKOK — We may soon see a great wall along our southern border, and we will make Malaysia pay for it. Or at least a portion of it.

The plan to erect a Thai-Malaysian border fence was unveiled Friday by Defense Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, who said he got the idea from a recent meeting in Laos with his Malaysian counterparts.

Full story: khaosodenglish.com

By Teeranai Charuvastra