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THAI stoppage spurs transport warning

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State transport agencies have been ordered to prepare contingency plans in the wake of the Thai Airways (THAI) labour strike which disrupted dozens of flights and left hundreds of passengers stranded. 

The strike ended on Saturday night but rail and bus agencies have been urged to learn from the experience in case their workers walk off the job.

Transport Minister Chadchat Sittipunt said all state enterprises responsible for public services under the ministry must be prepared to handle work stoppages to minimise passenger inconvenience.

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