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The Industry Ministry of Thailand is currently assessing the environmental impact of a proposed land bridge megaproject in the southern part of the country, a venture that promises to significantly bolster the Thai economy in the future. This assessment is crucial to determining the project’s viability and addressing any potential negative effects on the environment. … …

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The obvious 'partner for this would be the PRC's Belt and Road Initiative, however, I am hoping that with the demise of Chan O-Cha on the political scene, that love affair might just be on the back burner. There is more than enough communist Chinese influence in the Kingdom without giving more of the country over to them.

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That road from Chumpon to Ranong is now 4 lanes all the way through the mountains. It took them many years to get that far and it's still very windy and steep in places. 

To make it straighter, wider, and less steep will be a massive undertaking. And all through pristine rainforest. 

What could possibly go wrong?! 

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1 hour ago, ibgort said:

Disaster waiting to happen. They couldn't even build Hwy 6 from Bangkok to Korat on time.

Maybe if he contract isn't given to a company owned by a sitting parliamentarian (and deputy prime minister)...


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the right time - long before the start of it all - for the Anti Corruption Police to open an office in some corner of the construction site to be

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