Off to Thailand? Avoid taking a copy of 1984 with you
Thomas Gorton

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This isn't the first time that the Thai army's negative relationship with culture has been brought to attention. Earlier this week the army banned Tropico 5, a computer game in which the player can control an island, run the media and rule as a dictator. Speaking to AP, a spokesperson for New Era Thailand said the game "could affect peace and order in the country".

If you're en route to Thailand, remember - no classic novels depicting a dystopian world controlled by Thought Police and shadowy government agencies, and don't take along any computer games that allow you to assume the role of a mad dictator who controls the media. You've been warned.

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