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Turn out the lights

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I am amazed at the recent flurry of articles and statements by state and other agencies on energy saving during this energy supply crisis. 

One may consider escalators in MRT stations being shut down during off-peak hours as an effective way to tackle the problem _ even though it may adversely affect some people, particularly the elderly. However, in my humble opinion, this is just a drop in the ocean.

When I look at Bangkok's skyline at night, I see many companies keeping neon or LED logos or advertisements on until late at night, or in some cases all night _ such a huge waste of energy for practically no purpose at all. This is also a case of ''light pollution'' that annoys many residents.

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