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Chadchart hits back at critic attacking charity show

  BANGKOK Governor Chadchart Sittipunt slammed Mr. Srisuwan Chanya for posting photos of him modelling and criticising him for not paying attention to floods and traffic jams pointing out that it was a charity event for the disabled and he was not paid anything, INN News and Sanook.com said today (August 29). Chadchart even thanked

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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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Social media boiling with rage over Chadchart delay

  AFTER THE Election Commission postponed endorsing Chadchart Sittipunt as the governor of Bangkok despite his landslide victory in the gubernatorial election over complaints that his vinyl campaign posters can be converted into bags and aprons the Thai social media boiled with anger with the hashtag #EC what…happened turning into Twitter’s top trend in Thailand,

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Election Commission puts off certifying Chadchart as Bangkok governor

  THE ELECTION COMMISSION this afternoon (May 30) postponed certifying Chadchart Sittipunt as the governor of Bangkok after his landslide victory in the gubernatorial  election where he got 1,386,215 votes nor the winners of the city council elections, Matichon newspaper said. The Election Commission held a meeting to consider announcing the results of Bangkok elections

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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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Analysis

Analysis: Chadchart, Wiroj remain top favourites for Bangkok governor

  By Out-Crowd FORMER TRANSPORT MINISTER Chadchart Sittipunt and former Move Forward MP Wiroj Lakkhanaadisorn have so far appeared as top favourites with relatively good chances of grabbing a victory among all candidates vying in Bangkok’s gubernatorial election scheduled for the upcoming Sunday. The other contestants who will merely come out as also-rans will likely

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Prayut has tacitly helped Aswin in race for Bangkok governor: Ex-Deputy PM

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha has evidently tried to help former Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang, albeit in tacit fashion, with the latter’s electoral campaign for the capital city’s top post, alleged a former deputy premier today (Apr.1). During an informal visit to a food market near Government House last Tuesday, Prayut

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Palang Pracharath Party skipping Bangkok Governor race: Prawit

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PALANG PRACHARATH Party will not name a partisan candidate for Bangkok Governor, confirmed party leader Prawit Wongsuwan today (Nov. 2). The largest coalition partner in government will not send any candidate running for Bangkok Governor under its banners to avoid a legal battle which might possibly follow, commented the Palang Pracharath

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