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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. news | 19 Feb 2015

    Obama says World must fight 'false promises' of extremism

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama on Wednesday urged Western and Muslim leaders to unite to defeat the "false promises of extremism" and reject jihadists' claims to represent Islam.

  4. 4. 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.

  5. 5. 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.

  6. 6. 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.

  7. 7. 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%.

  8. 8. 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

  9. 9. news | 01 Mar 2015

    Global campaign for actors' release

    Newspaper section: News

    » The writers group PEN International has launched a global campaign for the release of two student activists jailed for lese majeste over the play The Wolf Bride.

  10. 10. news | 11 Feb 2015

    Family of Malaysia's Anwar launches freedom campaign

    By AFP

    » KUALA LUMPUR - The family of jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Wednesday described his five-year incarceration as an "outrage" and vowed an international campaign to free the former deputy prime ministe...

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