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BIE rejects Thailand's bid to host World Expo 2020

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The Bureau of International Expositions (BIE) has rejected Thailand as a contender to host the World Expo 2020 after the government failed to endorse the bid. 

The campaign for World Expo 2020 Ayutthaya kicked off with a bang in August, 2010, but international organisers said it fizzled, with no sign of government support. (File photo)

The BIE executive committee on Tuesday unanimously accepted a recommendation from its inquiry mission team to drop Thailand's bid to host World Expo 2020, according to BIE documents obtained by the Bangkok Post.

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