• Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Chao Phraya River Basin flood situation ‘to be over by November’
    The flood situation in the Chao Phraya River basin will improve by November, the Royal Irrigation Department (RID) assured yesterday.
  • Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:00:42
    Chao Phraya swamps 1,100 houses in Nakhon Sawan
    An estimated 1,100 houses were flooded in Nakhon Sawan on Thursday morning after the Chao Phraya River breached its banks.
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  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 11:02:17
    Workers, volunteers rush to fix flood embankment in Angthong
    Rising water on the bloated Chao Phraya River led to the rupturing of flood embankments in the business area of Angthong province’s Muang district.
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  • Fri, 13 Oct 2017 01:00:00
    Floods not as bad as 2011 crisis despite inundation: authorities
    Prominent expert says three incoming storms could wreak
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:19:34
    Loy Krathong on the river
    Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok prepares to celebrate Loy Krathong Festival on the theme of “An Evening in Old Siam” at its prime location along the Chao Phraya River on November 3.
  • Tue, 10 Oct 2017 10:55:39
    Rising river level threatens Angthong business area
    Officials are racing against time to reinforce two-metre-high flood levees along the Chao Phraya River that runs through the heart of Angthong’s Mueang district after the water level reached a crisis level on Tuesday morning.
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  • Sun, 08 Oct 2017 11:21:55
    Warning of heavy rain and flooding along Chao Phraya River
    The Royal Irrigation Department is urgently diverting run-off water out to the sea in preparation for imminent big downpours in the coming week.
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  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 10:00:24
    Man’s body found in Chao Phraya after saying goodbye to friends
    A man spent a week visiting school friends in Ayutthaya to say goodbye before his body was found floating under a bridge over the Chao Phraya River in Ayutthaya’s Mueang district on Friday morning.
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  • Sun, 01 Oct 2017 17:27:48
    Construction suspended after Chao Phraya bridge collapse
    Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith on Sunday ordered a one-month suspension of the construction of a bridge across the Chao Phraya River in Chai Nat’s Muang district, following an incident on Saturday when concrete section collapsed and seriously wounded four workers. 
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  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 15:11:59
    ‘Broken-hearted’ man saved from jumping off Rama IV bridge
    Police managed to convince a “broken-hearted” man to abandon his plan to jump from the Rama IV bridge into the Chao Phraya River in Nonthaburi on Wednesday afternoon.
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  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 01:00:00
    Cabinet gives provisional go-ahead for Bt200-bn flood-prevention plan
    THE CABINET has given approval in principle to nine flood- and drought-prevention plans in the Lower Chao Phraya River Basin, with the full details and budget of the projects to be submitted for its consideration next week.
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:50:28
    Fire damages riverside houses in Chai Nat province
    A fire ravaged five houses of a community on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in Chai Nat province early Thursday, police said.
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  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 12:24:15
    Precautions underway against Bangkok flooding
    Residents of Bangkok’s Song Wad Road alongside the Chao Phraya River were on Monday moving their belongings to safety as city workers and volunteers piled sandbags in anticipation of flooding. 
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  • Mon, 28 Aug 2017 11:13:53
    Barge smashes into bridge pillar, sparking environmental concerns
    A barge transporting sugar on the Chao Phraya River hit a bridge pillar in Ayutthaya’s Bangsai district late on Sunday night, prompting the authorities to rush to save the barge from sinking and potentially causing an environmental disaster.
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  • Sat, 19 Aug 2017 12:28:30
    Australia on the plate
    A great place to indulge in a splendid view of the Chao Phraya River at night, the popular Attitude Rooftop Bar & Restaurant of Avani Riverside Bangkok will delight gourmets with a seven-course “Down Under on the Roof” dinner on September 7 and 8.
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