Key highlights of the May-June 2017 issue: What are the issues facing emerging LNG importers? The arrival and growing share of LNG in the region brings out several problems which need to be addressed. We discussed specific issues which are faced by Indonesia. Wood Mackenzie's trip to Thailand. We recently visited Bangkok to gather latest information on the gas and power sector, including the progress of third-party access, Krabi coal-fired power plant and reduced solar feed-in tariffs. News in brief. Short commentaries on recent events: investment certificate for Vietnam's Nam Dinh coal plant, first gas from Muara Bakau, BP Tangguh and PLN's 1 mmtpa deal, LNG GSPA between Woodside and Pertamina, and impact from the recent MTJDA shutdown. LNG import data. The monthly LNG import data for the South East Asian countries, up to June 2017, is available from the download section.