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Charter court set to rule on B2tn loan bill

National progress at stake, Yingluck warns

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Thailand will lose a major opportunity to progress and develop if the Constitution Court rules against the government’s 2-trillion-baht borrowing bill to modernise transport infrastructure, caretaker prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on Tuesday. 

The court is expected to rule on the constitutionality of the bill today.

A ruling against the bill could spell further trouble for the caretaker government, which would come under pressure to resign to show political responsibility for failing to pass a government-sponsored financial bill.

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