Private Investment Key After Mega-Projects Cut

January 2007
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p1
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The article reports on Thai Finance Minister Pridiyathorn Devakula's announcement at a business conference in November 2006, that the ousted Thaksin government's planned $46 billion mega-projects budget will be cut. The interim government will instead begin the implementation of another version of the proposals, composing of five mass transit systems in the capital, a water pipeline and irrigation systems and the development of railways and canals for freight transport.


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