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Chadchart: Soldiers ready to help with Bangkok floods

BANGKOK GOVERNOR Chadchart Sittipunt said this evening (Aug. 2) that the problem of flooding in Bangkok now centres on canals and communities with soldiers ready to help out and to ensure good coordination two officers are now seated at the city command centre, Matichon newspaper said. “We have to rush to drain out floodwater from

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Chadchart moving to fix budget allocation with community projects to get funds

  BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt said after visiting a community in Pathumwan district today (June 24) that the biggest problem the metropolis faces is districts not getting funds for basic community projects as the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) had previously mainly allocated budget for big schemes and that he is going to rectify it, Matichon

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Chadchart aims to build 500km jogging tracks, starting with 10km pilot scheme

BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt said after jogging with participants in Virtual Fun Run to mark Bangkok Metropolitan Administraton’s 50th anniversary this year at the Vachira Benjathat Park (Railway Park) that he intends to building 500 kilometres of jogging tracks in the capital starting with a 10km pilot scheme, Matichon newspaper said. These tracks will have

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Life

Chadchart invites public to watch movies in the open air throughout July

  BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt unveiled a film festival for Bangkokians to enjoy throughout the month of July under the title “Movies in the Open Air,” Sanook.com said today (June 30). Organised together with Deputy Bangkok Governor Sanon Wangsangboon and network partners the intention is to bring smiles and happiness to the residents with this

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Chadchart unveils 7 places for public rallies

  BANGKOK Governor Chadchat Sittipunt today (June 24) signed an ordinance permitting public gatherings at seven places across the capital conditional upon public safety and national security not being affected, Naewna newspaper said. Participants are also expected to maintain orderliness and hygiene standards and not affect the rights and liberties of others. The seven spots

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Prayut shrugs off Chadchart no-show at event

  PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha presided over the opening ceremony of “Smart Pier Smart Connection” between Tha Chang and Sathorn piers today (June 8) but to the surprise of participants Bangkok Governor Chadchart Sittiphan was not on hand to welcome him even though this is something the city’s governor usually does, Naewna newspaper said. Upon

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Health

Chadchart for relaxing face mask rule and moving back to normal life

  BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt said today (June 5) while the relaxation of the face mask mandate is mainly for the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) to consider the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will voice its opinion that people should start removing them in open spaces, Naewna newspaper said. Supporting this relaxation is the

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Urgent! Election Commission has endorsed Chadchart as Bangkok governor

  ON the second consecutive day of considering Bangkok gubernatorial and city council election results the Election Commission today (May 31) endorsed Chadchart Sittipunt as the governor of Bangkok after his landslide victory where he got 1,386,215 votes, Matichon newspaper said. The election body held a video conference via Zoom Cloud to consider the election

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Chadchart’s landslide win deals crushing blow to Prayut regime: Academic

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters CHADCHART SITTIPUNT’S landslide victory as Bangkok governor has dealt a crushing blow to the Prayut regime as a whole, according to a noted university academic. The results of Sunday’s gubernatorial and Bangkok Metropolitan council elections have significantly underscored the current situation in which most Bangkokians have no longer relied on

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