The Nation 02 December 2009
All parties are hopeful the Supreme Administrative Court today will clear up confusion over the future of the 76 suspended industrial projects in Map Ta Phut.
Bangkok Post 01 December 2009 | Apinya Wipatayotin and Amornrat Mahitthirook
The Pollution Control Department plans to sue a Japanese hair products company for negligence over a chemical fire last week suspected to have left one person dead and injured nearly 80 others at Laem Chabang port in Chon Buri.
Bangkok Post 01 December 2009 | Apinya Wipatayotin and Nanchanok Wongsamuth
Surprise early verdict in Map Ta Phut battle
Map Ta Phut residents and businesses are anxiously awaiting an unexpectedly early verdict tomorrow by the Supreme Administrative Court on the suspension of 76 projects at the Rayong industrial estate.
The Nation 27 November 2009
Leakage claims one life as families evacuated; mobile medical unit dispatched to neighbouring community as 191 locals queue up for treatment for exposure.
The Nation 25 November 2009
The obstacles to the 76 industrial projects in Rayong could be cleared by February so some of them could resume construction, a special panel looking into the situation said yesterday.
The Nation 20 November 2009 | Pongphon Sarnsamak, Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul
The government yesterday decided to withdraw draft amendments to Environment Protection Act that comply with the Constitution's Article 67 (2) as recommended by the four-party panel, which is promising to end the Map Ta Phut controversy within five months.
Bangkok Post 20 November 2009 | Vichaya Pitsuwan, Chatrudee Theparat and Apinya Wipatayotin
Business leaders feel panel can restore trust
Business executives and community representatives are cautiously optimistic a four-party panel will help break the deadlock over new investment projects at Map Ta Phut.
Bangkok Post 19 November 2009 | Vichaya Pitsuwan and Mongkol Bangprapa
The People's Eastern Network is threatening further court battles over the Map Ta Phut dispute unless the Supreme Administrative Court stands by a lower court's injunction order.
The Nation 18 November 2009 | Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul
PTT Group's consolidation is set to be delayed until the Supreme Administrative Court rules on the fate of 76 industrial projects in Map Ta Phut and nearby areas that have been suspended.
Bangkok Post 13 November 2009 | Vichaya Pitsuwan and Mongkol Bangprapa
Most of those affected by the environmental problems at the Map Ta Phut Industrial Estate are confident the government's latest initiative to resolve the impasse will result in a breakthrough.