• Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:05:46
    Infant left in garbage bin outside Bangkok temple
    A newborn girl was found abandoned in a garbage bin in front of a temple in Bangkok’s Bang Kae district on Thursday, with the news triggering a flood of offers to adopt her.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Absorbing the Chinese way to prevent floods 
    ‘Sponge cities’ may be the key to a drier future as climate change submerges urban Southeast Asia 
    opinion
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 19:26:33
    Traffic chaos as city hit with heavy morning downpour
    As heavy rains drenched Bangkok on Wednesday morning, traffic chaos spread across the city and its suburbs as motorists drove through flooded streets and commuters were stuck in crawling traffic congestion.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Infrastructure – meeting climate goals while unlocking productivity
    LAST YEAR will be remembered for the succession of weather-linked disasters that hit communities and economies around the globe. There was Hurricane Harvey in the US, Typhoon Hato in southern China, and Ophelia in Ireland and the UK. Wildfires raged in California, Spain and Portugal. Flooding wrought devastation in India, Bangladesh and Nepal.
    Economy
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 10:37:35
    Troops, police help motorists trapped by floods in Samut Prakan
    Troops and police were urgently deployed to help motorists whose vehicles’ engines broke down on flooded Samut Prakan roads on Wednesday morning.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 09:18:12
    Indonesian residents urged to anticipate tidal floods during supermoon
    The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has warned residents living in coastal areas of tidal floods or rising sea levels during a supermoon, which is expected to occur together with the total lunar eclipse on Wednesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 31 Jan 2018 09:05:53
    Floods cause morning peak-hour traffic delays
    Several Bangkok roads suffered minor flooding after the capital was hit with freak rains early on Wednesday, worsening traffic congestions during the morning rush hours.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 09:52:50
    Nakhon Si Thammarat hit by flash floods
    Overnight heavy rains caused flooding in several parts of the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat early on Thursday, local authorities said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 13:53:59
    Heavy rain causes flooding and traffic chaos in Bangkok
    Unseasonal heavy rain on Wednesday morning triggered flooding in downtown areas of Bangkok and caused the traffic havoc.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 14 Jan 2018 16:37:41
    Flash floods, heavy winds in south, while north gets cold to very cold
    The Thai Meteorological Department issued a warning of heavy rain and strong winds in southern provinces reaching from Songkhla to the southernmost provinces from Sunday until Monday as a result of the strong northeastern monsoon covering the Gulf and the South.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 11 Jan 2018 01:00:00
    Downpour sparks traffic chaos
    MANY BANGKOK residents woke up yesterday to face widespread floodwaters and a traffic nightmare.
    national
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 12:49:26
    All seven districts of Prachin Buri hit by flooding
    Major thoroughfares in Prachin Buri were swamped on Wednesday morning after heavy rains overnight.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:49:04
    Floodwater 40cm deep on one Samut Prakan road
    Soldiers were helping police sort out the traffic mess in Samut Prakan on Wednesday morning after several main roads were inundated following the off-season downpour.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 11:19:25
    BMA flood-prevention efforts ambushed by unseasonal rainstorm
    Several parts of Bangkok were deluged on Wednesday morning because water pumps were undergoing maintenance and a flood-drainage system isn’t yet completed, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s Flood Prevention Centre said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 10:41:19
    Cars damaged as Klong Chan Flat car park flooded
    Heavy early-morning rains caused a carpark at Klong Chan Flat in Bangkok’s Bang Kapi district to be flooded, damaging many cars.
    Breaking News
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