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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.
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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.
10 Feb 2013 : The Democrat Party has accused former deputy national police chief Pongsapat Pongcharoen of involvement in the police station contract fiasco.
BATTLE FOR BANGKOK
09 Feb 2013 : Pollsters have the right to publish the results of opinion surveys in the leadup to the Bangkok governor election, but they must be careful not to violate local election laws, Election Commission (EC) member Somchai Juengprasert said yesterday.
08 Feb 2013 : The Democrat Party on Friday called for the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) to also summons Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen, the Pheu Thai Party candidate in the Bangkok election, to testify about the awarding of contracts for hundreds of abandoned police station buildings and flats because he has also been implicated in the issue.
07 Feb 2013 : Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen of the Pheu Thai Party continues to be voters' first choice in the March 3 Bangkok governor election, Suan Dusit Poll reported on Thursday.
06 Feb 2013 : The Democrat Party is taking aim at Bangkok governor candidate Pongsapat Pongcharoen over a 10 billion police car lease deal he signed.
04 Feb 2013 : Pheu Thai Party candidate for Bangkok governor Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen promoted a policy of free school bus services in outer suburban Bangkok, while his Democrat Party rival MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra explained his flood prevention plan to people living in the eastern part of the capital on Monday.
04 Feb 2013 : The Democrat Party will tackle the flagging popularity of its Bangkok governor election candidate Sukhumbhand Paribatra by emphasising seven core policies aimed at boosting quality of life.
02 Feb 2013 : Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen of the Pheu Thai Party continues to be voters' first choice in the March 3 Bangkok governor election, Suan Dusit Poll reported on Saturday.
02 Feb 2013 : Phumtham Vejjayachai juggles multiple roles in the ruling Pheu Thai Party and is now the back-seat driver of the party's Bangkok governor campaign.
01 Feb 2013 : The Bangkok Election Commission has disqualified candidate number 14, Pratheep Watcharachokkasem, from the Bangkok governor election because he did not vote in the general election in 2011.