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Agencies, firms prepare for possible protest violence

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Energy companies, retailers and hotels are on high alert during the anti-government street protests to prevent unexpected incidents, especially violent attacks and power outages. 

Security officers check visitors' bags at the CentralWorld shopping complex. Businesses have stepped up their security measures now that the prolonged political conflict looks set to intensify. THANARAK KHUNTON

Sarun Rungkasiri, chief operating officer for downstream business at PTT Plc, said the energy giant told all fuel dealers, cooking gas retailers and operators of oil and gas depots to closely monitor the situation and prepare security measures in case of emergency.

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