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  1. 31. learning | 23 Oct 2011

    Mother Nature steps up the pressure

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » As a mass of floodwater from the north reaches the city's outer defences, authorities are sounding less and less confident that Bangkok will be spared the flooding that has ravaged much of the country.

  2. 32. learning | 22 Oct 2011

    Ground zero shifts to Bangkok (updated)

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » There is a lot to watch today as attention shifts to Bangkok. Among the topics we are following are flooding in the Khlong Prapa area, the expected arrival of the northern run-off and a possible dispute between the natio...

  3. 33. learning | 19 Oct 2011

    Bangkok fights on (updated)

    General news (updated)

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Thousands of volunteers have joined the effort to prevent flooding in Bangkok's most vulnerable districts as defences continue to crumble above the city.

  4. 34. learning | 18 Oct 2011

    Economic cost of flooding

    About economics

    By Jon Fernquest

    » 1.7% fall in growth, flood prevention investments financed with overseas borrowing, longer debt repayment periods for flood hit companies.

  5. 35. learning | 17 Oct 2011

    Navanakorn loses fight against flood? No (updated)

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » After a frantic fight to reinforce them, the embankments surrounding the Navanakorn Industrial Park in Pathum Thani's Khlong Luang district leaked and broke, flooding one of Thailand's most important properties

  6. 36. learning | 17 Oct 2011

    Bangkok survives -- we hope (updated)

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » As a fleet of tugboats tries to speed up the flow of river water into the sea, Bangkok has been declared largely safe. Officials are now worried, however, after the flooding of a nearby industrial estate.

  7. 37. learning | 16 Oct 2011

    Bangkok: Still above water – barely (updated)

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Riverside areas of Bangkok are experiencing some flooding but for the most part the city is dry. Meanwhile, another industrial estate was lost to the floods yesterday.

  8. 38. learning | 13 Oct 2011

    Smith: Bangkok unlikely to escape floods

    About floods

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Timing and coordinating water release from dams was key to avoid Bangkok flooding. Crop irrigation & electricity generation handled by different govt agencies.

  9. 39. learning | 13 Oct 2011

    When everything goes wrong

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Flooding brings with it a long list of problems, all of which need to be dealt with eventually.

  10. 40. learning | 12 Oct 2011

    Pramote: Inner city not in danger

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Pramote Maiklad, former irrigation chief who worked closely with HM the King, says Bangkok's inner city should suffer at most from minor flooding.

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