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Battle to be city boss drags on

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Bangkok governor MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra of the Democrat Party could be excused for feeling frustrated with efforts to block him at almost every turn from becoming city governor for a second term. 

Sukhumbhand: Faces Supreme Court hurdles

No-holds-barred political rivalry means the unscrupulous try every possible way to undermine others, and the March 3 governor election displays just how easy it is for unseemly national politics to penetrate down to the local level.

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