Bangkok governor to quit post Tuesday

BANGKOK, Jan 7 – Incumbent Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra will resign from his four-year political position tomorrow to pave the way for a new bid in the gubernatorial election.

Opposition Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva said today the governor will officially submit his resignation after appearing before the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) to acknowledge an allegation against him concerning the pre-emptive awarding of a 30-year concession extension to the Bangkok Mass Transit System Company (BTSC) to operate the capital’s Skytrain.

Read more: MCOT

Share this article

Leave a Reply

About

As a big fan of Thailand, this website was born as a personal site to bookmark the most interesting articles from different Thai newspapers for late reading. The website attracted some visitors so I decided to keep it online.

Thailand News is is a non-commercial website, ads are placed in some pages to help pay the server hosting costs.

The main purpose is to offer our readers all Thai news from the most trusted sources in Thailand in one place