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Bangkok governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra kicked off his campaign for re-election at Siam Paragon shopping complex yesterday even though his Democrat Party has yet to announce its candidate. 

Bangkok governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra poses with his election campaign billboards yesterday after he announced he would run in the city election.

Choosing traffic problems as his first campaign issue for next year's election, the governor vowed to cut fares on BTS skytrain route extensions to encourage commuters to leave their cars at home and turn to public transport instead.

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