Thai women caddies protest

Updated: 25 February 2007 09:04 IST

Hundreds of women caddies in Thailand have been demonstrating against a prestigious golf course in Bangkok.

Thai women caddies protest

Bangkok:

Hundreds of women caddies in Thailand have been demonstrating against a prestigious golf course in Bangkok.¶The golf course has asked about 300 of their women caddies to lose 5 kgs within the next five weeks or face the axe. The ladies however are refusing to bow down. They shouted slogans outside the Thai labor ministry saying fat, short and old can work just as well as slender and beautiful. Incidentally, the golf course the Pinehurst country club in Bangkok is where the Thai Prime Minister and his cabinet of ministers play golf.



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