Published on July 12, 2007
Under the national power development plan, Egat will produce 2,800 megawatts of power from coal, which could be imported from Indonesia and Australia. - The Nation
Thai rice to IranIran is expected to import more than 400,000 tonnes of Thai rice during the rest of the year in the face of an expected supply shortage in Vietnam.
Chookiat Ophaswongse, president of the Rice Exporters Association, said yesterday that rice exports to Iran were now expected to reach 1.2 million tonnes this year. This will help ensure the total export target of 8.5 million tonnes for the year is met. - The Nation
Concern over Rail Link
State Railway of Thailand chairman Siva Saengmanee has expressed concerned that the Airport Rail Link is only 65.67-per-cent complete, while the construction contract will expire on August 7.
The project has faced delays, because tenants of some buildings in the construction zone have refused to leave. One example is the OA Building in Makkasan, whose tenants were told to move out by the end of this month so it could be demolished. - The Nation