Bangkok Governor Posters 2008


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Final Bangkok Governor posters: Warawut - October 5 , 2008
It reads: Number 4 Warawut - [on the red cloth] Reject the constitution by the dictators [Warawut is a member of the Saturday group Against Dictatorship]

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It reads: Number 4 Warawut- Reject the Constitution by Dictators.


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Final Bangkok Governor posters: Dr. Dan - October 5 , 2008
It reads: Dr. Kriengsak Chareonwongsak , independent candidate for the Bangkok governor post - Work for Bangkokians - Number 2 - “I understand the people, I understand my team” - Lead Bangkok’s development - Able to trust in honesty - Please allow me and my team the chance to work - Create the city by wisdom. WWW.DrDanCando.com


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Apirak in the rain - October 3, 2008
Current Bangkok Apirak (left) campaigns in the rain on Sathorn Road on Friday.


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Cats and dogs - October 4, 2008
It reads: Captain Metta Temchamnarn - Number 3 - To rely on the mercy principle to solve the homeless cat and dog problem - practically performs with good systems - Feed pets -> takes good care/taming the pets - > bring them -> sterilization with vaccine -> release
Many of them are returned to where they were caught, few were adopted to raise as pets in the family - project to begin nationwide - supported by those who sincerely urge to solve the problem without intention to present good image - not following the hot issues or trendy topics - this is by the people and for the people


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Vote Chuwit - October 4, 2008
It reads: Number 8 - Vote Chuwit for the changes of Bangkok

Notoriety as a way of life - The Nation, October 3, 2008
...A lifestyle editor: Apart from bribing police, beating your wife, being involved in the sex trade and sending hooligans on bulldozers to raze beer stalls, are there other things bad about you that we should know about?...

Not the Nation: Chuwit promises to govern Bangkok entirely via billboards

Also: Not the Nation: King wants all future cabinets to take oath via teleconference from Hua Hin
...The politicians will not have to feel guilty for taking in person an oath they know they will ignore and His Majesty will be able to save on gas.”


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Join the grand debate - October 3, 2008
It reads:
PPP Party - Join the grand debate on whom to be voted Bangkok governor go to Sanam Luang, Friday, October 3, 2008 at 4 pm - by Somchai Wongsawat and his PPP team and Prapat Jongsanguan - Number 10


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Dogs - October 3, 2008
It reads:
Police Captain Met Temchamnarn - Number 3 - to run campaign on castrating dogs and cats instead of forcing to adopt microchips [the pictures of dogs and cats below show the names of pet animals, that are both homeless or house animals] to rely on compassionate principle to solve the problems of homeless dogs and cats within 4 years - Supported by those who do not agree with the project forcing dogs and cats to have microchip ID registration project


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Above: Chuwit billboard from 2005
More Chuwit posters

Chuwit hits popular news anchorman of Channel 3 - The Nation, October 1, 2008
And on YouTube (the punch is not in this clip, but apparently this is the interview that occurred before the punch)
Thank goodness Leena Jang was there to examine the bruise

The city's one-horse race - Bangkok Post, October 1, 2008


And note how the foreign press are only interested in non-viable, but colorful candidates like Chuwit and Leena...

Massage tycoon among candidates for Bangkok governor - Agence France-Presse, September 30, 2008
A former massage parlour tycoon and a glamorous high-heeled lawyer whose campaign adviser drowned during a bizarre media stunt are among 16 disparate candidates in the race to be Bangkok's governor...

Bangkok's former sex tycoon wants to be governor - The Associated Press, October 2, 2008
The one-time sex tycoon who would be governor wants to clean up this sprawling, gritty city where he grew rich overseeing an empire of flesh. But weeks of shaking hands and giving speeches have left him longing for the days of massage girls and hot tubs...

Former massage-parlor king says he can ease Thai political tension - WSJ, October 2, 2008


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More Dr. Dan - October 3, 2008

It reads: Dr. Kriangsak - Number 2 - Dr. Dan Can Do


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Number 13 - October 3, 2008
It reads: Name Udom Wibulthepachart - Number 13 - (policy) to promote 1 million positions for unemployed [and some other points too small to read]


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More Prapat - September 30, 2008
It reads:
Prapat: People Power Party - Number 10 - Prapat Jongsanguan - Former MRT (Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand) governor and former Deputy EXAT (Expressway Authority of Thailand)  governor - Modernized Bangkok - Comfortable Bangkok city


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More Chuwit - September 30, 2008
It reads:
Chuwit - Number 8 - Fire truck - Because [the people who handled it were] no professional(s) - so [they? you?] have to pay a stupidity fee [or: penalty for dumbness] of 6 billion baht. - It's necessary to [or: you need to] use a person like me / have it done by a person like me. - Give Chuwit a chance
[Thanks to Nils for help on this translation. He comments: ...as usual in Thai language, a bit ambiguous because the sentence has no clearly identified subject.]


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Hero - September 29, 2008
It reads:
Picture 1:  The hero governor! - Kittisak Thiravisit - Number 1


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More Apirak - September 29, 2008

It reads: Apirak - Number 5 - Continue the measures to solve the traffic problems—to construct the linked sky train structure, sky walk along Silom Road, Sukhumvit Road - To develop transportation and the marine service - To promote the WIFI transportation development - Vote Apirak for Bangkok of the future - www.futurebangkok.net - Democrat Party

Right: Nils comments: And did you notice Aphirak's tie has little elephants on it?


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Some of the more obscure Bangkok Governor Candidates - September 27, 2008

Right: Mr. Wittaya Jangkobwattana - Number 9 - Independent Bangkok governor candidate - Policy: to solve Bangkok’s traffic congestion
Left: Miss Thoranee Ritteethammarong - Number 12 - Independent Bangkok governor candidate - Wife of former Foreign Ministry’s Thai ambassador - Policy: “check for corruption, new politics”

Right: Wachiraporn Aryuyeun (Public Party leader) - Policy: “Give opportunity for a woman for the Bangkok governor candidate to change the political battle field to become the field of compassion” [love]

On the forum: Bangkok Governor's election 2008

Also: Thaielections.com for more posters



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Number 3 - September 24, 2008 
Campaign truck for candidate number 3 on Silom Road. It reads: Please vote for a soldier who devotes himself for society - Colonel Mettha - “Tu Thinglee” (nickname - Orn) - The man who bravely fights for the public and who can be trusted - Clear ideas and ready to perform - Number 3


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Green Bangkok? - September 27, 2008 
It reads: Chuwit - Number 8 - I see [the problem] - Bangkok…where is green only in television - Give Chuwit a chance [a reference to current Governor Apirak's Green Bangkok campaign (below from the BMA website)]



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Tuition for stupidity - September 25, 2008 
It reads: Chuwit - Number 8 - I see [the problem] - Tuition for stupidity valued 6 billion baht - There should be someone to take responsibility - Give Chuwit a chance [a reference to the fire truck procurement scandal]


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4 years - September 24, 2008 
It reads: Chuwit - Number 8 - I see [the problem] - The 4 year  BRT project - We haven’t used any of the route - Give Chuwit a chance


Apirak streaks ahead in race for governor - 'Courageous' Chuwit lies a distant second - Bangkok Post, September 23, 2008

Leena falls into Saen Saeb Canal while campaigning - The Nation, September 24, 2008

Leena Jungjanja, a Bangkok governor election candidate, fell into the polluted Saen Saeb Canal while campaigning Wednesday afternoon.

Series of photos from Manager

Leena Jung falling in the klong - YouTube, September, 2008


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Firetrucks - September 23, 2008 
It reads: Number 8  - Firetruck - Whose fault? - 6 billion baht budget – still not being used - Vote me to have me revise/ make it right - Give a chance to Chuwit [This is a reference to the fire truck purchase scandal]

Earlier: Chuwit Kamolvisit news


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More Leena - September 20, 2008 
It reads: Number 7 Leena Jung (Leena Jungjanya) - to build subway train and the BTS everywhere in Bangkok


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Bangkok of the future - September 19, 2008 
It reads: Number 5 - Democrat Party - Vote Apirak for the Bangkok Metropolitan of the future


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Apirak's achievements - September 26, 2008 
It reads: Apirak: Please vote Apirak number 5 - Enhance IQ and EQ of Bangkok children - Free school tuition for outstanding studying - Strong moral awareness policy achieved among more than 400,000 students - Outstanding sports activity with the construction of more than 1050 football fields and 10 teen sport centers - Outstanding students activities with the Art Gallery, the school academy and football academy - Fluent in linguistic ability - Every student studies English and Chinese - Vote Apirak for the Bangkok of the future - www.futurebangkok.net - Democrat Party


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Prapat on motorcycle - September 22, 2008 
It reads: Number 10 - Prapadsorn Jongsanguan, former State Railway Authority governor (subway) - “Bangkok - the fine living city” – “Think innovatively, work fast, hold to true speech, capable man”


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Think innovatively - September 18, 2008 
It reads: "Think innovatively, work fast, hold to true speech, capable man" - Prapat Jongsanguan - Number 10 - former State Railway Authority Governor (subway) - "Bangkok - the fine living city"

Prapat is the People Power Party candidate - Prapat's website


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More from Apirak - September 17, 2008
It reads: Apirak Kosayothin - Vote for No. 5 - We share pain and happiness with Bangkokians - Vote for Apirak, vote for Bangkok of the future


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We dedicate ourselves - September 16, 2008
It reads: Apirak 2 - Apirak Kosayothin - Vote for No. 5 - We dedicate ourselves to Bangkok residents - Vote for Apirak, vote for Bangkok of the future


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Rats say goodbye - September 15, 2008
It reads: Bangkok Governor Candidate Dr. Kriangsak Charoenwongsak - An independent candidate who will do all he can for Bangkokians - Rats say goodbye. Cockroaches go to die. Bangkokians live with no diseases. - Declaring war against rats and cockroaches, aiming to get rid of disease carriers in Bangkok - I volunteer to use my wisdom to work for our Bangkok?


Also: 'Yes, he can,' says Bangkok Post poll
- Bangkok Post, September 14, 2008


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I believe I can do it - September 13, 2008
It reads: Number 8 – I believe I can do it - Give chance for Chuwit


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Share happiness and pain - September 12, 2008
It reads: Apirak Kosayothin - Vote for No. 5 - We share happiness and pain with Bangkok residents - Vote for Apirak, vote for Bangkok of the future?


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Leena's back - September 10, 2008
It reads: Leena Jang (Leena Jang Junya) - Free community bus


Nils points out more on Leena Jang: Leena Jang website (Warning! May damage your eyes.) Don't miss: milk and armpit. Just a little bit better (?!) from a web design point of view - the law part.


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Chuwit! - September 9, 2008
It reads: I go where the problem exists. Give a chance to Chuwit.
Chuwit posters going back to 2004




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Dr. Dan
It reads(below): Candidate for Bangkok Governor No 2 - Doctor Kriengsak Chareonwongsak - Non-party candidate will do the best for Bangkok residents - Safety of females first! - 24 hour surveillance for Bangkok - Looking into security of Bangkok residents


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WIMAX for Bangkok
It reads (right): Bangkok Governor Candidate Dr. Kriangsak Charoenwongsak - An independent candidate who will do all he can for Bangkokians - Strong network across Bangkok with WiMax with a speed of 75 Mps - WiMax Bangkok - 100 times faster than Green Wi-Fi - Network coverage provided all areas - Expanding business opportunity - I volunteer to use my wisdom to work for our Bangkok


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Above: Chuwit seems to have been running for governor all year. The above billboard came down in May. It reads: Stop at Bangkok please. "I will get off" Give Chuwit one more chance to change Bangkok.

Bangkok Governor's race - June 4, 2008
Apirak, Nattakorn, Somkid, Chuwit, Nitipoom... Who will be running? On the forum


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Dr. Dan for Bangkok governor - June 9, 2008
Creating the city with brain - Dr. Dan can do - Dr. Kriangsak Charoenwongsak - DrDanCanDo.com


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We must manage the city to be the example for the country’s management - Love Bangkok, Love Khun Pluem – M.L. Natthakorn Devakula

Bangkok Governor's campaign begins - June 9, 2008


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Targets must be clear. We should refuse to take sides. I’m here to fix and create things. Love Bangkok, Love Khun Pluem – M.L. Natthakorn Devakula


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A Democrat poster thanking voters for results of the December, 2008 elections. It reads: Happy new year 2552 - Thana Teeravinit - Bhirapan Saleerathavipak - Dr. Sansern Samalapa - Sending you best wishes from your MPs of the Dindaeng, Huaykwang, Wangthonglang, Ladprao districts.

 

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