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Thai junta's battle with Australian miner puts law under spotlight

Kingsgate brings mine closure dispute to international arbitration

Workers at the Chatree gold mine in Thailand's Phichit Province in 2011. Kingsgate Consolidated was forced to halt operations at the mine, which it had operated under its Akara Resources subsidiary, on Jan. 1, 2017.   © Reuters

BANGKOK -- An Australian gold miner’s arbitration case against Thailand’s ruling military junta has put the spotlight on a constitutional law that gives the government sweeping power to intervene on any matter it sees fit.

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