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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
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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