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Police told to review construction bid

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Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has rejected a request by the police for another 900 million baht to continue the delayed construction of 396 police stations, and asked for a more detailed proposal. 

At Tuesday's cabinet meeting, Ms Yingluck instructed the Royal Thai Police Office to coordinate with the Comptroller General's Department, the Bureau of the Budget, and the Department of Public Works and Town and Country Planning to come up with a more comprehensive proposal and budget request, said Lt Sunisa Lertpakawat, deputy government spokeswoman.

Lt Sunisa quoted Ms Yingluck as saying the rejection was to ensure that state budget was used in the most appropriate and prudent manner.

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