Yingluck pledges war on poverty, drugs

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A warm hometown welcome in Chiang Mai Brings Prime Ministerial Candidate to Tears

CHIANG MAI : Pheu Thai will put money back into voters’ pockets and drive out illicit drugs in 12 months, says its drawcard Yingluck Shinawatra.

Launching her campaign in her hometown of Chiang Mai yesterday, Ms Yingluck revived many of the well received policies pursued by her elder brother, Thaksin, when he was prime minister.

They were accompanied by bold promises which gave the launch a sense of theatre which some observers said has been lacking from rivals’ campaigns so far.

Read more: Bangkok Post


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