Thai Newspaper Election Headlines: Yingluck Wins

From Daily News, July 5, 2011
The headlines read: Army gives green light Pheu Thai to form the government- Sanoh [Sanoh Tienthong] asks Jew [Chawalit Yongjaiyuth] to form the government – ‘Songkitti’ [Gen. Songkitti Jaggabatara] on hope to sit as Defense Minister- Chalerm [Chalerm Yoobamrung] to run for House Speaker.
‘Thaksin’ pushes his desire to return home – Fear for problems

From KhaoSod, July 5, 2011
The headlines read: ‘Poo’ grabs 264 [Poo is the nickname of Yingluck Shinnawatra] the first female PM
North-Northeast the whole province in many area [votes for PT] – Mark shows the flag gaining only 160 but still able to gain from Bangkok’s 23 zones – Chalerm’s son-Singha’s son [Singha beer heir]-Pueng drops [the offsrping of several top tycoons and politicians failed to win] – Bhumjaithai dull with 34 [seats] – Terng [Banharn] has only 19 – Chuwit cheered with 4 MPs – Pu [Purachai] comes alone [Purachai’s party only wins one seat]

From Komchadluek, July 5, 2011
The headlines read: Pheu Thai 264 ‘Yingluck’ PM – Forming the government of 4 parties – Thaksin [party] forms by himself [meaning it won a majority of seats] – Quota of ministers – Mark admits loss
Democrats lead with 23 seats from the Bangkok area hitting the polls in the face [meaning the exits polls from the Bangkok area were completely wrong in showing a big PT win]

From Post Today, July 5, 2011
The headlines read: Election 2011 the new step of Thailand – Pheu Thai landslide 264 – Yingluck PM – the formula of forming Pheu Thai government – Pheu Thai 264 – Chartthai Pattana 19

From Post Today, July 5, 2011
The captions reads: The path to the Government House
(from top to bottom)
– 3rd  July – overwhelmingly winning the election with more than 250 seats
– Election Commission to certify MPs by 95% or 475 MPs from 500 within 30 days
– Calling for the House meeting within 30 days from the election – set to vote for the House Speaker
– Selecting the PM within 30 days from the first House Meeting date 
– Setting the Cabinet of the maximum of 35 members
– The appointed cabinet presents policy to the parliament within 15 days from the designation date

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