Thailand -Plodprasob wants a new nuclear reactor – but the people say no!


“In the end, Thailand’s nuclear ambitions were for now pushed to 2026 after heavy criticism in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster. “We hope that until then Thailand will not go the nuclear route,” says Senator Rosana at the end of the week-long delegation trip.”

THE NATION October 30, 2012 1:00 am

Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasob Surassawadee vowed yesterday to build a new nuclear research reactor in Thailand within the next five years.

“Thailand should have another nuclear reactor. I’ll do my best to start the project again,” Plodprasob said when he presided over the opening of the 2nd Asian Symposium on Material Testing Reactors.

The event coincided with an open house at the Thailand Institute of Nuclear Technology (TINT) held to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the country’s sole nuclear research reactor.

A bid to build a new reactor in Ongkharak in Nakhon Nayok has been put on…

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