Bangkok's governor swept back into city hall Sunday after winning a hotly-contested poll which spotlighted Thailand's lingering political divisions.
Bangkok's governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra (centre) celebrates with members of the Democrats Party during a press conference in Bangkok, on March 3, 2013. Sukhumbhand has swept back into city hall after winning a hotly-contested poll which spotlighted Thailand's lingering political divisions.
Sukhumbhand Paribatra of the royalist pro-establishment Democrat party overcame a rival from the ruling Puea Thai party, which is backed by "Red Shirt" supporters of ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra.
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