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Government set to defend massive loan

Projects needed to 'keep up with the neighbours'

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The government is set to defend its plan to borrow 2.2 trillion baht to fund a seven-year infrastructure overhaul when the issue comes up for parliamentary scrutiny next week. 

Work to connect the bridge across the Chao Phraya River for the MRT Purple Line in Nonthaburi is almost complete. The 23km line from Bang Sue to Bang Yai is expected to be finished in October 2015. (PATTARAPONG CHATPATTARASILL)

A detailed list of sub-projects and budgets required will be tabled before the cabinet tomorrow and is expected to be scrutinised by the parliament on March 27-28.

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