Tuk tuks, a Bangkok icon, carry foreigners along Phetchaburi Road in what was described as the world’s longest procession of the threewheeled taxis. The show was held to celebrate Bangkok being named ‘Asia’s Best City’.//Photo by Supachai Petchtewee
Hundreds of homes were submerged Friday morning after strong currents from the rising Chao Phraya River breached the 20-metre-long stretch of flood barriers near Wat Sanamchai in Angthong's Muang district.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Friday that the power seizure on 19 September was "a setback for Thailand" and its democracy but expressed confidence that the new Thai Prime Minister Surayud Chulanont will live up to his responsibility.
Barriers fail to stop relentless flooding
Flood barriers in Muang district were unable to stop the Chao Phya River from bursting its banks yesterday, leaving 350 residences including Wat Tal Jed Chor's dormitory for 120 orphans under 2.5 metres of water in less than an hour.
Japan smash Thais to smithereens
[VOLLEYBALL] The Thai girls failed to stop the Japanese onslaught yesterday and went down in straight sets before a crowd of 3,500 at The Mall Nakhon Ratchasima's MCC Hall.