PM to visit the Northeast Dec 17-22

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will visit 10 Northeastern provinces between Dec 17-22, government spokesman Teerat Rattanasevi said on Monday.

Mr Teerat said a cabinet meeting will be held tomorrow at the Army Club on Vibhavadi Rangsit road.

After the meeting, the prime minister will leave for a visit to the provinces of Buri Ram, Surin, Si Sa Ket, Yasothon, Roi Et, Maha Sarakham, Kalasin, Udon Thani, Nong Khai and Bung Kan, between Dec 17-22.

The spokesman said she would inspect government work in the areas. The trip was not to escape anti-government protesters or election campaigning ahead of the 2 Feb general election, he said.

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Discussion 1 : 17/12/2013 at 07:47 AM
What dates is she going to the South, especially the three deepest provinces.
Discussion 2 : 17/12/2013 at 12:14 AM
No, you're right, the Shins rather keep the land for themselves, or buy it from 'rich friends', does the name 'Alpine' ring a bell?
Discussion 3 : 16/12/2013 at 11:17 PM
Well its good to see that she won't be giving blocks of government farm land away to rich mates and supporters as Suthep did.
Discussion 4 : 16/12/2013 at 10:08 PM
the free donut truck is coming ...
Discussion 5 : 16/12/2013 at 08:56 PM
Honestly, I have a feeling she doesn't go there because she knows her family isn't wanted.
Discussion 6 : 16/12/2013 at 08:55 PM
.....she would inspect government work in the areas...... Please Mrs. PM inspect the warehouses ofthe 10 million Tonnes of rice stockpiles, and the whereabout of approximately 200 Billion THB related to your infamous rice pledging scam, after all you are now a caring taker.
Discussion 7 : 16/12/2013 at 08:42 PM
She obviously thinks she is still the Prime Minister, not in charge of a transitional government with limited power.
Discussion 8 : 16/12/2013 at 08:39 PM
I wonder why she likes Chiang mai and Issan so much ? Is it because people don't ask her hard questions or make her think there ? After all she is the ,aster of smiling ad saying thank you which is important when you lead a country .
Discussion 9 : 16/12/2013 at 08:25 PM
Election campaigning? Isn't that what people do when an election has been called?
Discussion 10 : 16/12/2013 at 08:15 PM
Hey outa luck go visit Dubai and stay there
Discussion 11 : 16/12/2013 at 07:49 PM
Sure there are but there is no need to seek new votes when all the PTP needs is its dedicated group of diehard fans. Why bother with the South since it's easier to tell those who love how wonderful you are than convince those who hate you.
Discussion 12 : 16/12/2013 at 07:46 PM
Wonder what she will promise them now. They all have new cars, money in the bank from the ridiculous rices sales (if they ever get paid) and new homes. Not much left to give away. The importance of these provinces is paramount in winning the next election so rather than try to persuade others about the importance of keeping the PTP in power she will make sure the votes are bought and paid for up front so there will be no worries. Then the new democratically elected government can continue on its merry way.
Discussion 13 : 16/12/2013 at 07:41 PM
She could, but she would need to delegate all the answers to the questions!
Discussion 14 : 16/12/2013 at 07:33 PM
Will she be telling them that due to major losses, in the interest of Thailand, the rice scam will be scrapped?
Discussion 15 : 16/12/2013 at 07:31 PM
It's the biggest mistakes the Democrats made, not going north and trying to get there message across, so don't blame Yinluck.
Discussion 16 : 16/12/2013 at 07:15 PM
Even the election campaign shall be paid by the public. Shinawatra at their best.
Discussion 17 : 16/12/2013 at 07:13 PM
She calls herself a PM but only visit people on half of the country. What a joke. Hey Yingluck. There are people living in the South of Thailand.
Discussion 18 : 16/12/2013 at 07:08 PM
Nation at heart? There's no space there for others than her family clan.
Discussion 19 : 16/12/2013 at 07:06 PM
Taksin just does not know when to step back. Now he's sending his main puppet out on a pre-election Country Paid vote buying trip. The entire clan deserves the firing squad.
Discussion 20 : 16/12/2013 at 06:46 PM
I hope she brings a lot of bahts to the farmers, that haven't been paid for their rice.
Discussion 21 : 16/12/2013 at 06:39 PM
What is there to inspect anymore where you have already stepped down and why only Issarn provinces? If you visit Pattani, Narathiwat and Yala then we are convinced you have the nation at heart.
Discussion 22 : 16/12/2013 at 06:37 PM
It's election campaigning, nothing else. The others can reconcile like they want, but without her.
Discussion 23 : 16/12/2013 at 06:23 PM
Hmmmm...one might call this electioneering on the public budget.

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