29 May '11, 8am

Yingluck, Abhisit woo voters

Yingluck, Abhisit woo voters

Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva (above) on Saturday took his campaign to the heart of the north-east while Pheu Thai's top candidate Yingluck Shinawatra drew a huge crowd at Bangkok's Lumpini Park. -- PHOTO: AP THAILAND - DEMOCRAT Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Saturday took his campaign to the heart of the north-east while Pheu Thai's top candidate Yingluck Shinawatra drew a huge crowd at Bangkok's Lumpini Park. Thousands arrived at the venue at noon, braving the sun, to reserve space eight hours before Ms Yingluck herself was due to speak. 'In the interests of the country's future, we will ensure investment in megainfrastructure projects,' she said, referring to the party's plans to implement a doubletrack railroad programme and mass transit in Bangkok's adjacent provinces and other big cities as well as high-speed trains linking Bangkok and other provinces. I...

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