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  • Tom 6:57 pm on November 29, 2009 Permalink
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    Villagers in Nakhon Sawan oppose nuclear power plant 

    nuclear power plant Cattenom

    nuclear power plant Cattenom: commons.wikimedia.org

    More than 1,000 locals from Tha Tako District, Nakhon Sawan Province, are gathering at the Phanom Rok municipality to protest the planned construction of a nuclear power plant.

    The group, led by former Tambon Chief Surapon Khammprakob and ex-village head Sarawut Thongthavonwong, opposes the power plant plan in their village which is being studied by the Energy Ministry. The group indicated the project could experience possible radioactive leakage, thus demanding the Energy Ministry to cancel the survey of Phanom Rok. They said the site is unsuitable as it is located near water sources. (More …)

  • Tom 3:27 pm on October 18, 2009 Permalink
    Tags: , , Chinatown, , Nakhon Sawan, , , , , vegetarians, vegetarians traveling, Yaowarat, Yaowarat Bangkok   

    1st day of vegetarian fest lively in the Chinatown of Yaowarat Bangkok 

    vegetarian fest in the Chinatown of Yaowarat Bangkok

    The first day of the vegetarian festival in the Chinatown of Yaowarat in the capital city of Bangkok is very lively with many vegetarians traveling to buy vegetarian foods and ingredients.

    Many Thai people have gradually traveled to buy vegetarian foods, vegetables, fruits and ingredients at fresh markets in the Chinatown areas. Traders said prices of many kinds of vegetables, such as celery, kale, and yard long bean, had increased slightly this year. However, a majority of consumers come to the market to purchase protein ingredients, such as tofu and others. (More …)

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