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  1. 11. learning | 25 Sep 2012

    BMA’s flood planning blasted again (updated)

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Democrat Party-led City Hall's flood preparations have received plenty of criticism from the Pheu Thai party, but yesterday's criticism from a prominent academic may have been more damaging and accurate.

  2. 12. learning | 18 Sep 2012

    Learn Thai: The flood season

    Learning Thai from Post Today

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Today's story contains Thai/English vocabulary you are guaranteed to see again before the flood season finishes, probably more than once.

  3. 13. learning | 17 Sep 2012

    Sukhothai hit by 2nd flood

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » A second flood hit Sukhothai municipality yesterday as floodwaters threaten additional areas downstream. Yom river levels are down this morning, however, and Sukhothai commercial area is largely open for business.

  4. 14. learning | 13 Sep 2012

    PM makes no flood promises

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » With Sukhothai municipality still under water and seasonal flooding reaching as far as some districts of Ayutthaya, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is making no promises of a flood-free Bangkok area this year.

  5. 15. learning | 14 Feb 2012

    Flood prevention: Construction not only answer

    About floods

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Walls, drains, dams are built & sit there for a long time while flood risks change. Flexible risk info-driven approach needed.

  6. 16. learning | 24 Jan 2012

    Hunt for cash: Post-flood govt borrowing

    About government

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With flood recovery looming & tax reductions galore (corporate, first car, first home...) govt frantically searching for ways to pay for it all.

  7. 17. learning | 23 Jan 2012

    High dam water levels: Flood risk

    About the floods

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With rainy season arriving in May, high dam water levels could lead to flood repeat.

  8. 18. learning | 18 Jan 2012

    Flood-rehabilitation corruption

    About government

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Bribes to politicans & civil servants 25-30% of govt budget (200 billion baht a year, 2% of GDP). Big worry over flood-rehab project corruption opportunity.

  9. 19. learning | 05 Jan 2012

    Troops readied for southern flood relief

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The flood situation in the South improved somewhat yesterday, but troops around the country have been told to be ready to help if it worsens.

  10. 20. learning | 06 Dec 2011

    Flood-damaged machinery replaced

    About business

    By Jon Fernquest

    » As the inspection, repair & replacement of flood-damaged machinery begins, Berli Jucker Company (founded in Bangkok in 1882) to play important role.

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