Tag Archive: politics

Nov 07 2011

Bangkok Flooding: Water Still Rising in the City

"It’s now difficult to believe that 20 Bangkok districts earlier declared safe will not be flooded, even the crucial locations like Bang Chan and Lat Krabang industrial estates, which are located in areas where water [previously] flows. Both estates must watch out first for flood water coming via underground sewerage drains," he [Asst Prof Khomsan …

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Nov 02 2011

Bangkok Flooding: Shades of Hurricane Katrina and Updated Inundation Map


The Thai crisis has spawned “Listen to me only,” a repeated entreaty from Bangkok’s governor, Sukhumphand Paribatra, to heed his guidance over prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra’s camp. As with Nagin and former President George Bush, Sukhumphand and Yingluck are allegiant to rival political parties. (globalpost)   In the midst of news that flooding has reached …

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Oct 19 2011

Bangkok Flooding: The Worst is Not Over


  "Today I will frankly tell you the truth. I have left no stone unturned in this crisis but I cannot solve it alone. I need cooperation from all sides," Ms Yingluck said on Wednesday. (ABC News) After this past weekend, Thailand officials seemed to be indicating that they thought the worst of the flooding …

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