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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.
31 Jan 2013 : Bangkok governor candidate Pongsapat Pongcharoen unveiled eight campaign pledges at a meeting at Pheu Thai Party headquarters Wednesday.
30 Jan 2013 : Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen of the Pheu Thai Party was still in the lead in the race for the governorship of Bangkok, Nida Poll at the National Institute of Development Administration reported on Wednesday.
28 Jan 2013 : Private bus operators oppose Bangkok governor candidate Pongsapat Pongcharoen's policy to expand the city's free bus services, saying jobs will be put at risk.
BATTLE FOR BANGKOK
26 Jan 2013 : Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has admitted his party's candidate in the upcoming Bangkok governor election, Sukhumbhand Paribatra, is in a tight race with Pheu Thai's Pongsapat Pongcharoen.
25 Jan 2013 : Bangkok governor candidates Sukhumbhand Paribatra and Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen are almost neck and neck in the election race, according to a survey released on Friday by Bangkok Poll.
25 Jan 2013 : MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra, the Democrat Party's candidate for Bangkok governor, has shrugged off an Abac poll projecting him to finish behind the Pheu Thai Party's Pongsapat Pongcharoen.
25 Jan 2013 : The Democrat Party and its candidate for governor must improve their campaign strategy or face the prospect of defeat in the March 3 poll, Noppadon Kannika, director of Abac Poll at Assumption University says.
24 Jan 2013 : The people of Bangkok can seek the removal from office of a city governor who fails to fulfil promises made during the election campaign, Bangkok's election committee chairman Taweesak Toochinda said on Thursday.
24 Jan 2013 : Pheu Thai candidate Pol Gen Pongsapat Pongcharoen has adged ahead in the race for the governorship of Bangkok, Abac Poll at Assumption University reported on Thursday.
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24 Jan 2013 : Volunteers helped a woman give birth when she went into labour on a busy Bangkok street – with the moment filmed by a passing journalist on his iPhone.