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Govt shrugs off loan bill court veto

Yingluck laments lost opportunity for nation

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The caretaker government insisted the Constitution Court ruling yesterday to veto the 2-trillion-baht borrowing bill will not affect its administrative status but that it could be shaken by the National Anti-Corruption Commission's (NACC) decision on the rice-pledging scheme. 

Speaking after the court's ruling, caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said that it was a great pity that the borrowing bill was rejected by the court.

"It's a pity to miss an opportunity to progress and connect with the Asean region and to become a regional investment hub," Ms Yingluck said.

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