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Govt braced to weather power woes

SENATOR CLAIMS ENERGY CRISIS IS 'FAKE'

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra says the government is ready to deal with the looming threat of power shortages in April. 

The government is under pressure to address a potential energy crisis when Myanmar reduces its supply of natural gas to Thailand from April 5-14 as maintenance work commences on the Yadana gas field.

April's scheduled disruption has prompted the government to come up with a short term energy-saving campaign and a long-term plan to find new sources of electricity.

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