Category: Local Thai News

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has discussed with the National Police Chief on the safety of the Constitutional Court judges after they have received death threats. Mr Abhisit has conversed with National Police Chief, Police General Wichean Potephosree, on the protection of Constitutional Court judges who have received death threats. Police General Wichean has reassured the…

Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has visited the areas hard-hit by flood in Nonthaburi province, expressing concerns over more water flowing from the North. Accompanied by his Office Minister Ongart Klampaiboon, the Premier visited the people along the Chaophya River. The Nonthaburi Governor and hundreds of the locals were on hand to welcome the team. After…

(NNT)-As flood water has now reached Bangkok, the overflow from the San-Saab canal is now inundating the Nong-Jok community as the water level exceeds the capacity to drain. Adjacent communities have called on the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration to provide immediate help and build walls along the river to prevent possible flooding to their homes. The…

(NNT)-The Department of Royal Irrigation has warned riverside communities to be cautious as the water level in the Chao Praya River is expected to rise further in a few days. The Royal Irrigation’s Director, Chalit Dum-Rong-Sak, said that the flood water in Nakornrachsima is continuously flowing into the Moon River, and has now reached the…

Wat Saket, one of the best known temples in Bangkok, has organized one of the Buddhist merit-making rituals called ‘Tak Bat Thewo Festival’, in which devout disciples of Buddha offer alms to revered monks. Alms offered to the monks during this year’s ceremony will be collected and sent to flood-affected people. Ork-Phansa, the day marking…