• Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:07:02
    Mahakan Fort community loses ‘landmark’ House 99
    The demolition on Thursday of the “landmark” House No 99 in Bangkok’s Mahakan Fort community did not bode well for the remaining 15 antique wooden homes, independent city-planning expert Paranee Sawadirak said.
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  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Amid demolitions, Mahakan residents fight for heritage
    DISPUTES and uncertainty remain unavoidable for both the current and former dwellers of the Mahakan Fort community in Bangkok’s old town, but in the end they have pledged to preserve their heritage with all their strength.
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  • Tue, 30 Jan 2018 03:00:00
    BMA denies promise to save Mahakan houses
    TWO MORE wooden houses in Bangkok’s historic quarter of Mahakan Fort Community were dismantled yesterday, sparking strong protests that this violated an agreement between the authorities and the community.
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  • Thu, 24 Aug 2017 01:00:00
    More Mahakan Fort relocations ordered
    MORE RESIDENTS of the Mahakan Fort community will have to leave in September as part of a Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) beautification plan.
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  • Mon, 03 Jul 2017 01:00:00
    Committee hears proposal to allow longtime Mahakan Fort residents to stay despite BMA’s ‘reservations’
    A tripartite committee is now trying to solve the decades-long dispute over an old community around the ancient Mahakan Fort in Bangkok.
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  • Mon, 17 Apr 2017 12:09:02
    BMA to turn Mahakan Fort into mini park
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration will turn Mahakan Fort into a mini park and the improvement to its landscape will be done within a month, a deputy BMA governor said on Monday.
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  • Mon, 20 Mar 2017 12:40:29
    Four Mahakan Fort homes levelled 
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) on Monday demolished four more homes in the Mahakan Fort community.
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  • Tue, 07 Mar 2017 01:00:00
    Four more homes demolished at Mahakan Fort
    BANGKOK GOVERNOR Aswin Kwanmuang led city officials and workers to carry out the demolition of four houses in the Mahakan Fort community yesterday morning. There was no resistance from the
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  • Mon, 06 Mar 2017 11:18:54
    More homes demolished at Mahakan Fort community
    Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang led city officials and workers to carry out the demolition of four houses in the Mahakan Fort community on Monday morning. 
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  • Mon, 06 Mar 2017 01:00:00
    Despite dispute, 10 Mahakan houses face demolition
    TEN MORE HOUSES in Mahakan Fort Community will be demolished today by Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), despite six of the homes still being under dispute.
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  • Sat, 04 Mar 2017 19:36:46
    Mahakan Fort community defiant ahead of more home demolitions
    The military entered Bangkok’s Mahakan Fort community on Saturday morning to remove rubble from the previous demolition of homes.
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  • Thu, 02 Mar 2017 16:08:31
    More Mahakan Fort Community homes to be demolished
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has displayed a notification at Bangkok’s Mahakan Fort Community informing its residents that 10 more houses there will be demolished on Monday.
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  • Tue, 29 Nov 2016 01:00:00
    Mahakan Fort demolition set to start
    DEMOLITION of the ancient Mahakan Fort Community is set to start in February, despite repeated pleas from residents who have offered to contribute to a living museum in exchange for the right to occupy a corner of the area.
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  • Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:42:08
    Demolition of Mahakan Fort set for February 
    DEMOLITION of the ancient Mahakan Fort Community is set to start in February, despite repeated pleas from residents who have offered to be part of a living museum in exchange for the right to occupy a corner of the area. 
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  • Tue, 25 Oct 2016 01:00:00
    Remaining Mahakan Fort homes to go this year: BMA
    Bangkok Governor Pol General Aswin Kwanmuang yesterday insisted that the demolition of the remaining 42 houses at the Mahakan Fort community would be completed by the end of this year.
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