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Private sector rues lost opportunity

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The end of the 2-trillion-baht infrastructure plan has disappointed the private sector, with representatives saying it is a huge loss of opportunity for Thailand to cash in on economic development. 

A train passes a site where concrete pillars of the abandoned Hopewell project are being demolished to pave the way for the Red Line electric railway project, which remains on track. Pattarapong Chatpattarasill

The Constitution Court yesterday ruled that the government-proposed bill to empower the Finance Ministry to seek 2 trillion baht in loans was unconstitutional following a request by the Democrat Party for the court to decide whether the bill violated Sections 160 and 170 of the constitution.

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