Thailand’s Ministry of Industry says it will ask the government for 1.17 billion baht ($282 million) to advance the country's automotive industry development plan. Vatchara Panchet, vice minister for industry, says the committee devising the plan to make Thailand the "Detroit of Asia" by 2010 has signed off on the funding request in order to begin the initial phase of five automotive development projects, from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30, 2006. Panchet says some 983.75 million baht ($23.7 ...
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