The End of Abhisit’s Career?

Abhisit Vejjajiva, the fledgling leader of the Democrat Party, has been busy these past few months. The former Prime Minister is struggling with his case of fraud in the army, the charges of his involvement in the deaths of the Red Shirt demonstrators in 2010 and his bitter and insensible attacks on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra‘s national […]

Pongsapat: Leadership for Bangkok

According to the Bangkok Poll, as cited by a local English newspaper, that when asked who they would vote for if the election took place on the survey day, 23.9% of the respondents said Pol Gen Pongsapat of the Pheu Thai Party, and 23.6% of them backed MR Sukhumbhand of the Democrat Party. Only 6.5% […]

Bangkok Election: Pongsapat intends to keep his pledges

Pheu Thai party candidate, Pongsapat, for the Bangkok Governor election wasted no time in reaching out to Bangkokians through out the busy city. According to sources, many were happy to see him because he is public-friendly, easy to talk to and knows the issues affecting the urban society in Thailand’s capital. Even Abhisit, the former […]

Eight Years of Failure: Will We See Change in Bangkok?

For the past 8 years, the Democrat Party ruled Bangkok, a cross-political irony that has been playing out Bangkokians. In the city, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s, or BMA for short, response to the sluggish development of a financial Armageddon was to, and seen as illegal and unlawful, the extension of the BTS contract. This was a self-described as […]

Thai Corruption: BMA in Hot Soup Again

“The BMA insists that the legal aspects of the project (the Bangkok Transit System Co) were thoroughly inspected before it was carried out.” Sukhumbhand said. The incumbent Governor of Bangkok is facing DSI charges of making an unauthorised contract with BTSC to operate extensions to the skytrain system, without the permission from Thailand’s interior minister. […]

Bangkok Governor Election: Trouble in Democrat Paradise

Even those without any political inclination, are puzzled with the Democrat Party and its flip-flop attitude on the candidacy for Bangkok governor and the hyped election in 2013. The Democrats claim to have a healthy connection with Sukhumbhand Paribatra, who is the current governor. According to sources in the party, Abhisit and Apirak Kosayodhin are not […]