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Cabinet approves investment in new Bang Pakong power plant

The Cabinet on April 4 gave its approval for the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) to go invest Bt33.94 billion to build a new power plant in Chachoengsao’s Bang Pakong district to ensure a stable and adequate power supply in Bangkok and its vicinity. Construction ...

Govt gives in to protesters’ demands to order new study of Krabi coal-fired plant

The government has accepted demands from protesters and ordered that the Environmental and Health Impact Assessment of the Krabi coal-fired power plant be restarted from the beginning. The move has concerned officials at the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand, who voiced fears that the delay ...

Government to shell out B900bn on transport

The government plans to spend almost 900 billion baht to develop all modes of transport this year. Government spokesman Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd said on January 2 the investment plan will comprise 36 infrastructure projects, covering air, marine and land transportation, worth a total of 895.7 ...

Rice farmers despair amid low prices

Kneeling and sobbing before a top commerce ministry official, a Phichit farmer appealed to the government on October 30 to help growers suffering from the fall in rice prices to 5,000 baht a tonne, the lowest level in decades. Sanit Kaho, a 63-year-old farmer, held the legs ...

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