(From Asia Pulse)
BANGKOK, Sept 23 Asia Pulse - Highlights of today's newspapers:
THE BANGKOK POST:
- The award of a 51-billion-baht, 30-year management contract for the Laem Chabang deep-sea port could be scrapped if there was evidence of malpractice during the bidding, Transport Minister Suriya Jungrungreangkit said yesterday.
- Italian-Thai Development Plc has scrapped a plan to raise new capital through a rights issue and will instead look to project financing to raise the funds it requires, according to executive chairman Premchai Karnasuta.
- The impact of surging crude oil prices resulted in a US$216-million trade deficit …