order to be rated a ''healthy city'', Bangkok must try to take
good care of its less privileged residents, Privy Council chairman
Prem Tinsulanonda said in a speech yesterday. Gen Prem made the
speech as he presided over the opening of a two-day fair on the
theme of ''Bangkok, A Healthy City''.
his speech, Gen Prem said city projects and efforts to promote
health, education and other qualities of life must aim to benefit
all residents equally, regardless of their social status. This
is because the quality of a city as a good place to live is determined
by the living condition of its inhabitants, he said.
which has been the capital city for more than 200 years, now has
a host of problems which must be attended to in earnest. However,
he said, with love for their city Bangkokians could help turn
it into a better place to live