Bangkok has served as Thailand's capital for 230 years and although it has developed in many good ways, the city is confronting several problems, ranging from crime and pollution to poor town planning and slums.
An elderly woman sells a garland on a Bangkok road. A civic group says the capital’s growing elderly workforce is among a list of concerns the next city governor will need to address. ANAKPONG SONGSAKUL
Concerned by the problems and challenges that lie ahead, a group of civil activists has launched a project called ''Agenda Bangkok 2012'' to identify the top 10 policies Bangkok should implement for the well-being of its people and to maintain its identity.
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