Ex-actors prime for Don Muang drama
Two former actors from the two largest political partiesYuranunt Pamornmontri from the ruling Pheu Thai Party, and Tankhun Jitt-itsara from the opposition Democratswill battle it out for the constituency in a by-election next month. The constituency is a Pheu Thai stronghold but the Democrats maintain hopes of winning the district for the first time in decades. Here, the candidates outline their strategies for the June 16 election.
Pheu Thai candidate Yuranunt Pamornmontri is confident Pheu Thai's strong support base in Don Muang and his two-decade-long presence in the district will guarantee by-election victory.
Yuranunt: Denies being just a stand-in candidate
Mr Yuranunt said he is running in the by-election because Khunying Sudarat Keyuraphan was not prepared to do so.
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