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(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…

The shopping atmosphere at Ratchaprasong returned to normal yesterday with the reopening of CentralWorld after four months of renovation to repair fire damage from the May 19 riots. Several thousand shoppers rushed into CentralWorld to queue on the ground floor to buy cash vouchers for 1,000 baht but worth double the value. Next door, things…

Deputy Prime Minister Suthep Thaugsuban said he believes the people who stole 32 rocket-propelled grenades and other ammunition from an arms depot in Lop Buri planned to sell them. He said security personnel guarding the arms depot are the suspects inthe case. He refused to speculate whether the missing weapons would be used to cause…