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FTI wants answers after outage

Economic damage could reach B10bn

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  • Writer: Nareerat Wiriyapong & Yuthana Praiwan
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Business leaders yesterday demanded compensation from authorities for firms affected by Tuesday's massive power outage, while the Energy Ministry ordered a review of the emergency decision-making process. 

A family enjoys a candle-lit dinner by choice in Songkhla’s Hat Yai district Tuesday, after a blackout that lasted for several hours. VICHAYANT BOONCHOTE

Tanit Sorat, a vice-chairman of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI), called on relevant agencies to determine the cause of the outage quickly, saying clear explanations and preventive measures would ensure business confidence.

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