Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Pongthep Thepkanjana

Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister Pongthep Thepkanjana

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“If they perform their duty as effectively as they have the power to, we can expect less problems during the February 2 election” than in advance voting, Pongthep Thepkanjana, Thailand's deputy prime minister, told Bloomberg Television in an interview.