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  1. 1. learning | 22 Jun 2011

    Paying for campaign promises?

    About politics

    By Jon Fernquest

    » The new government will have to spend like a drunken tourist to keep its campaign promises.

  2. 2. learning | 29 Jan 2013

    Campaign promises become an issue

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Phue Thai’s Pongsapat Pongcharoen’s pledge to expand Bangkok’s free bus service must not depend on national funding, says the Transport Minister, making it an instant campaign issue.

  3. 3. learning | 13 Sep 2012

    PM makes no flood promises

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » With Sukhothai municipality still under water and seasonal flooding reaching as far as some districts of Ayutthaya, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is making no promises of a flood-free Bangkok area this year.

  4. 4. learning | 07 Dec 2011

    Promises, promises

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The government has vowed to drain flood water out of low-lying Bangkok, Pathum Thani and Nonthaburi communities by the New Year and to follow HM the King's advice to prevent similar flooding in the future.

  5. 5. learning | 09 Jan 2013

    Sukhumbhand resigns as governor

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » MR Sukhumbhand Paribatra will resign as Bangkok governor today and quickly begin his campaign for re-election.

  6. 6. learning | 26 May 2011

    Low expectations

    General news

    » A group of low-income earners has told the Bangkok Post they do not expect the election winners to fulfill their campaign promises

  7. 7. learning | 08 Nov 2012

    Fifa rejection hurts city, Governor says

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Bangkok governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra says the city is considering suing Fifa after its newly-built stadium is rejected at the last minute.

  8. 8. learning | 07 Nov 2011

    Bangkok governor gets his pumps; flooding widens

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Relations between the BMA and the national government have improved after the governor's requests for more pumps and better drainage were granted. Meanwhile, the flood situation has worsened.

  9. 9. learning | 26 Aug 2011

    Rice policy: Big step backwards?

    About agriculture

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Big campaign promises in the rice sector may bring back old problems. The WTO and angry trade partners might even get involved too.

  10. 10. learning | 18 Jul 2011

    Government budget makeover

    About economic

    By Jon Fernquest

    » To meet campaign promises spending will rise to 60 billion baht and corporate income taxes fall to 20% from 30%.

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