Once the war of election between Bangkok governor candidates ended, the winner has the responsibility of following the policy according to his campaigns promoted to the people. However, the main responsibility which Bangkok governor cannot ignore is to develop Bangkok to be prepared with the opening of AEC. One important point to focus on is how to turn Bangkok into the capital city of ASEAN.
When the ASEAN countries integrate into AEC in the year 2015, Bangkok has the opportunity to turn into a capital city or a center of the ASEAN community. Because of the geographical location of Thailand, it is situated in the middle of the region and has the most borders which are close to the ASEAN member countries. Bangkok has the opportunities to be the center of the region in many aspects as followed: