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09 Mar 2013 : The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has summoned Bangkok governor-elect Sukhumbhand Paribatra to report on Thursday to hear a charge of violating the Political Parties Act.
EXCLUSIVEBMA chief picks tough term ahead
06 Mar 2013 : MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra accepts he is likely to work under fierce pressure during his second term as Bangkok governor because of much higher expectations from city residents.
03 Mar 2013 : Ten offences of the local election law have so far been reported to the office of the Bangkok election committee, city election director Veera Yiprae said.
03 Mar 2013 : Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen of the Pheu Thai Party won two entry or pre-election polls conducted by three pollsters, while only one poll picked MR Sukhumbhand Parabatra of the Democrat Party as the winner in today's Bangkok governor election.
03 Mar 2013 : Exit polls for Sunday's Bangkok governor election show that Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen of the ruling Pheu Thai Party leads MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra of the opposition Democrat Party by a small margin.
03 Mar 2013 : The Election Commission explained on Sunday that former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra was eligible to vote for a new Bangkok governor.
03 Mar 2013 : A man was arrested for tearing up a voting ballot at polling unit No 13 in Soi Matanusorn in Bang Kholaem district, Pol Maj-Gen Adul Narongsak, a deputy metropolitan police chief, said.
03 Mar 2013 : Voters began casting ballots Sunday morning at 6,548 polling stations in 50 districts of Bangkok to elect a new city governor.
02 Mar 2013 : Voter turnout for Sunday's Bangkok governor election is expected to be at least 70%, City Clerk Ninart Chalitanon said on Saturday.
BATTLE FOR BANGKOK
02 Mar 2013 : With voters heading to the polls tomorrow to elect a new city governor, a close race is all but guaranteed with the Pheu Thai Party and its arch-rival the Democrats both confident of victory.
BATTLE FOR BANGKOK
02 Mar 2013 : Pheu Thai yesterday dismissed reports that red-shirt leader Jatuporn Prompan would become a deputy governor if the party wins tomorrow's Bangkok election.
01 Mar 2013 : Bangkok police have pledged to work all-out on Sunday to ensure no vote buying, wrongdoing or violence in the capital's governor election.