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2008-08-06 15:00:49

By Yuthana Praiwan, Bangkok Post, Thailand Aug. 6--Southeast Asian countries and Japan are conducting a regional power development plan aimed at securing energy supply for the region in the future, according to Dr Twarath Sutabutr, director of the Energy Ministry's Policy and Strategy Co-ordination Office. The plan, being considered by senior energy officials from Asean and Japan, would focus on the demand and supply in Southeast Asia from this year to 2030. The plan is scheduled...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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