Suranan Chainawawichit, 49, has lived in the Bangkok district of Phaya Thai since 2001. As it is in central Bangkok, she thought she would not have to worry about blackouts. She was wrong.
Shoppers file out of MBK Center after a mass power blackout hit Pathumwan district in February 2013. PATIPAT JANTHONG
"When there is strong wind or a sign of rain, I can guess that I might need to stop working for about an hour or so if the light goes out. Sometimes it feels insecure as my business relies on electricity,” said Mrs Suranan, who runs a laundry business she started seven years ago.
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