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  1. News - Asia - THAILAND

    New mobile game teaches Asian children survival tips for flood zones

    Posted May 14th 2014, 07:41pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Ayutthaya Dodging electrocution, drowning and even crocodiles, the Thai virtual hero of a new mobile game called Flood Fighter aims to educate children across Asia about the perils posed by Mother Nature. More than 800 people, including dozens of children, were among the victims of devastating floods that hit Thailand in 2011, affecting 65 of 77 provinces. ...

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    Thailand flooding closes two factories at industrial park

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 07:58pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Bangkok Flooding at industrial estate east of Bangkok forces closure of two foreign-owned factories producing electronic spare parts Flooding at an industrial estate east ... is the world’s largest producer of hard-disk drives and a big supplier of electronic components and car parts, and devastating floods in 2011 hit some of the world’s biggest manufacturers, delaying ...


    Thai court delays start of flood prevention works

    Posted Jun 27th 2013, 07:07pm by Associated Press in Bangkok

    ... Associated Press in Bangkok A Thai court has ordered the government to hold public hearings before it begins US$11 billion of crucial water management and flood prevention projects. The projects costing US$11.2 billion were initiated after Thailand was hit by the worst flooding in half a century in 2011. More than 800 people were killed in the floods. A Central Administrative ...

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    Thai coup dims tourist allure of ‘Land of Smiles’

    Posted Jun 07th 2014, 03:57pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... they were covered a lot on TV, we feel really safe and we haven’t seen anything out of the ordinary,” said Yoann Vella from France. “Whether there is a tsunami, whether there are floods or whether ... of cancellations and bookings dropped nearly 70 per cent. But since the curfew was relaxed the hotel says business is returning to normal. “Whether there is a tsunami, whether there are floods or whether ...

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    US rebukes Thai military junta over coup and urges immediate elections

    Posted May 31st 2014, 02:23pm by AFP

    ... and soldiers flooded central Bangkok yesterday to pre-empt further protests. Security was tight around a normally busy Victory Monument where protests flared earlier in the week. The overhead railway ...

  6. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Military coup officials seek ways to revive Thailand’s faltering economy

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 06:54pm by Reuters

    ... was flooded with police and troops but no protesters turned up. ...

  7. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thailand's deposed premier Yingluck Shinawatra faces 5-year ban from politics

    Posted May 08th 2014, 05:53pm by AFP

    ... Thaksin’s influence on Thai politics. At least 25 people have been killed and hundreds more wounded in political violence since they flooded Bangkok’s streets and there are fears of wider clashes ...

  8. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protesters reject new PM, vow to ‘appoint new government’: spokesman

    Posted May 08th 2014, 12:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... brother. At least 25 people have been killed and hundreds more wounded in political violence since they flooded Bangkok’s streets and there are fears of wider clashes between pro- ...

  9. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Thai protesters retreat from barricades but vow anti-government campaign is ‘not over’

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 05:04pm by Agence France-Presse in Bangkok

    ... of people flooded the streets of Bangkok, most sites are now nearly deserted for much of the day with a few thousand people attending in the evenings. “I don’t know how long the protests will last ...

  10. News - Asia - THAILAND

    Violent Thailand unrest deals blow to tourism industry

    Posted Dec 15th 2013, 03:38pm by AFP

    ... It is the latest in a series of setbacks to the kingdom’s tourist-friendly image as the “Land of Smiles” in recent years, which have also included devastating floods, deadly bus and boat accidents, ...




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