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Dems push for gas crisis plan

Govt 'ill-prepared' for looming energy shortage

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The opposition Democrat Party has urged the government to come up with a clear plan to deal with the chronic gas supply shortage expected in April. 

Energy Minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisal said on Saturday measures will be needed to cope with a gas shortage as supply drops from neighbouring countries.

Households and state agencies will be asked to reduce electricity consumption to ensure there is enough left over for the manufacturing and business sectors.

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