Thailand's ambitious plan to host World Expo 2020 is in jeopardy as the Pheu Thai government appears reluctant to continue with the bidding effort.
Nong Thai, a mascot representing the traditional Thai giant chosen for the country’s bid to host World Expo 2020, greets people at the Siam BTS station in August 2011 as part of a campaign to inform the public about the bid. PATIPAT JANTHONG
"The government needs to reconsider whether the bid is worth the investment and what the rate of investment return is," said PM's Office Minister Niwatthamrong Bunsongphaisan. "We should not invest if the project is not worthwhile."
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