At around 10:30 a.m. today Tuesday 16th February 2014 normal broadcasting on Thai television was interrupted for the screening of an address given by the Prime Minister H.E. Yingluck Shinawatra.

The address was on the subject of the government rice purchase scheme.

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra

Thailand’s leading English language newspaper gave no report on the address on its website which carries news items through the day.

How can such an event not warrant reporting?