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Northeast MPS bemoan lack of representation in new cabinet

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Pheu Thai Party MPs in the Northeast have complained that too many outsiders are likely to be appointed to the new cabinet, leaving little room for them. 

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, dressed in mudmee, greets a crowd in the Northeast, where she will kick off on Sunday a "Tour Nok Khamin" in Mukdahan province.

Party-list MP Cherdchai Tantisirin said too few MPs from the Northeast will be given cabinet seats despite the fact that they make up the majority of the ruling party's MPs in the House and also constitute the government's primary support base.

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