In the late 1980s Thailand embarked on an ambitious project to transform a popular stretch of coastline east of Bangkok into the country’s largest industrial estate. Ten years later however health experts found that Rayong province, home to the 25 sq. kilometre Maptaphut complex, had Thailand’s highest cancer rates. Residents there had long been complaining that the …
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