Popular songstress Nantida Kaewbusai has entered politics, registering her candidacy for chief of the Samut Prakan Provincial Administration Organisation in the Dec 20 elections.
Ms Nantida entered her name when registration of candidates for PAO elections in all provinces opened on Monday.
The singer will contest the PAO chair under the banner of the Samut Prakan Progressive group, which is backed by former municipal mayor Chonsawat Asavahame, her ex-husband.
She won the Asian Amateur Singing Contest in 1978 at only 19 with the song I Who Have Nothing. She later rose to fame, becoming one of…