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Feb 2 poll still on, says EC

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The Feb 2 general election will go ahead even if there are no candidates in eight provinces, the Election Commission insists. 

Election Commission secretary-general Puchong Nutrawong, left, meets political party representatives at the Government Complex on Friday to discuss campaign airtime for the Feb 2 election. (Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd)

The announcement on Friday by EC secretary-general Puchong Nutrawong ended speculation that polls might be put on hold as street rallies demanding reform before the election intensify.

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