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Opposition demands water management scheme rethink

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The Democrat Party has demanded the government review its water management scheme after the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) pointed to several alleged irregularities in some projects. 

THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM: Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi rehearses for a show to welcome delegates to the Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Chiang Mai in which he plays 19th century Lanna monarch King Mangrai. Mr Plodprasop's judgement in taking part in the play has been questioned. (Story at this link.) (Photo by Pattarapong Chatpattarasill)

The NACC also raised doubts over the costliness of the 350 billion baht scheme aimed at preventing chronic floods and drought problems.

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