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We have started to collect the most important news related to Thailand in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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US military to survey Thai floods

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 3:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bangkok

The Thai authorities ask US military helicopters to survey flooding, which has proved deadly in the north and is now also threatening the capital, Bangkok.
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More flee as Bangkok floods loom

Friday, October 28th 2011, 8:35
related places: Bangkok

Water levels in Bangkok's main river hit a new high as residents continue to leave the Thai capital ahead of possible flooding at the weekend.
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Thailand slashes growth forecast

Friday, October 28th 2011, 6:41

The Bank of Thailand slashes its growth forecast to 2.6% from 4.1% after the country is hit by its worst flooding in decades.
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Bangkok residents flee flooding

Thursday, October 27th 2011, 8:43
related places: Bangkok

Bangkok residents crowd buses and clog roads as they flee flooding predicted for the weekend, as Thailand battles its worst flooding in decades.
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VIDEO: Thai PM: Floods threaten all Bangkok

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 14:24
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's Prime Minister has warned that parts of Bangkok could be flooded for up to a month and said that some areas of the capital could be inundated by up to 1.5 metres of water.
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Floods threaten Bangkok, PM warns

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 9:12
related places: Bangkok

All parts of Bangkok are now vulnerable to flooding, Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra warns, amid frantic preparations by city residents.
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Toyota cuts output after floods

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 6:53
related countries: Japan Japan

Carmaker Toyota is cancelling some production in Japan, because of a possible shortage of parts from flood-hit Thailand.
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Bangkok airport suspends flights

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 10:58
related places: Bangkok

Bangkok's second airport suspends all flights after floodwaters breach its northern perimeter, as Thailand battles its worst flooding in decades.
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VIDEO: Thailand flood sanitation fears

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 3:45

Sanitation in Thailand is becoming an increasing concern for many people stuck in the areas worst affected by serious flooding.
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Flood complacency evaporates in Bangkok

Monday, October 24th 2011, 17:18
related places: Bangkok

Bangkok suburbs struggle to cope with the floods
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VIDEO: Confusion amid Thai flood crisis

Monday, October 24th 2011, 9:53
related places: Bangkok

Floodwaters are creeping further into the Thai capital, Bangkok, with residents of six more districts told to move to higher ground.
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Floods creeping into Thai capital

Monday, October 24th 2011, 8:01
related places: Bangkok

Floodwaters creep further into the Thai capital, Bangkok, with residents of six more districts told to move to higher ground.
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Thailand flooding 'to last weeks'

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 6:37
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's worst flooding in decades could last up to six weeks, the country's prime minister says, as waters continue to menace Bangkok.
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VIDEO: Thailand floods: Waters rising

Saturday, October 22nd 2011, 2:09
related places: Bangkok

Rising floodwaters in Thailand are putting more districts north of Bangkok under threat
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Bangkok areas braced for floods

Friday, October 21st 2011, 8:04
related places: Bangkok

More districts in the north of the Thai capital are told to brace for flooding as water begins to drain through Bangkok's canals to the sea.
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Flooding 'to hit Bangkok areas'

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 13:58
related places: Bangkok

The Thai government says it will be impossible to protect all of the capital from flooding, as the PM calls the floods a "national crisis".
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Sony launches hit by Thai floods

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 6:39

Sony postpones the launch of various products after flooding in Thailand halts production at two of its factories.
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VIDEO: Ancient Thai capital 'swamped'

Thursday, October 20th 2011, 1:06

Residents in Thailand's ancient capital of Ayutthaya are still struggling to cope with the impact of flooding, which has crippled a third of the country's provinces.
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VIDEO: Bangkok districts on flood alert

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 13:24
related places: Bangkok

Residents of seven districts of Bangkok have been told to move valuables to higher ground and be ready to evacuate, as flooding which has swamped northern Thailand approaches the capital.
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Bangkok districts on flood alert

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 13:05
related places: Bangkok

Residents of seven districts of Bangkok are told to be prepared to evacuate as the worst flooding in decades nears the Thai capital.
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VIDEO: Bangkok under threat from flood

Wednesday, October 19th 2011, 11:20
related places: Bangkok

The governor of Bangkok has warned people in the north and east to move to higher ground after a dyke broke.
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Bangkok flood threat 'not over'

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 10:40
related places: Bangkok

Soldiers and civilians reinforce floodwalls in northern Bangkok, after a warning Thailand's worst floods in decades still pose a threat to the capital.
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VIDEO: Thai flooding: The picture from above

Tuesday, October 18th 2011, 1:25

As floods in Thailand continue to wreak havoc across much of the country the BBC's Rachel Harvey has flown over some of the worst-affected areas to see the extent of the damage.
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VIDEO: One-third of Thai provinces flooded

Monday, October 17th 2011, 14:10

The authorities in Thailand are continuing efforts to contain the worst floods in 50 years.
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Key Thai business park evacuated

Monday, October 17th 2011, 11:01
related places: Bangkok

One of Thailand's largest industrial estates is evacuated due to flooding, as officials say most of Bangkok appears to have escaped the deluge.
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VIDEO: Thai volunteers fight flood risk

Monday, October 17th 2011, 2:10
related places: Bangkok

As thousands of people help to shore up flood defences in Thailand, the BBC's Rachel Harvey reports from the sandbag operation being run by volunteers on the outskirts of Bangkok.
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Flood fears ease for Thai capital

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 14:14
related places: Bangkok

The Thai government says Bangkok should escape the worst of the floods, after days of shoring up the capital's defences.
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VIDEO: Bangkok bolsters flood defences

Sunday, October 16th 2011, 3:36
related places: Bangkok

Thai military and civilian volunteers are continuing their efforts to try and stop Thailand's worst floods in decades from inundating the capital, Bangkok.
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VIDEO: Bangkok braced for severe floods

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 12:40
related places: Bangkok

People in the Thai capital, Bangkok, are bracing themselves for severe floods - which have already affected around a third of the country.
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Bangkok bolsters flood defences

Saturday, October 15th 2011, 6:59
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's military and civilians continue efforts to prevent flood waters from the north inundating the capital, Bangkok.
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VIDEO: Thai floods reach Bangkok outskirts

Friday, October 14th 2011, 11:37
related places: Bangkok

As Thailand deals with the worst flooding it has seen in decades, authorities are working on preventing the waters reaching the centre of the capital, Bangkok.
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Bangkok 'safe' as floods approach

Friday, October 14th 2011, 8:30
related places: Bangkok

Thai leader says Bangkok's city-centre flood defences will hold, as efforts continue to protect the city from the country's worst floods in decades.
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VIDEO: Thailand floods: A race against time

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 21:27
related places: Bangkok

Workers in Thailand are racing to complete walls of sandbags on the outskirts of Bangkok, to try and stop the country's worst floods in years from inundating parts of the capital.
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Thailand floods hinder production

Thursday, October 13th 2011, 8:16

Factories and supply chains in Thailand face disruption as some of the worst flooding in decades starts to affect the country's economy.
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VIDEO: Thai flood victims queue for meals

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 12:26

The BBC's Rachel Harvey reports from Ayutthaya in Thailand where people have been moving to evacuation shelters to escape the floods that have killed at least 270 people.
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Thais race to stop Bangkok floods

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 10:44
related places: Bangkok

Workers in Thailand race to finish sandbag walls on the outskirts of Bangkok, to try to stop the country's worst floods in years inundating parts of the capital.
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VIDEO: Bangkok braces for more rain

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 9:51

Flooding in Thailand is being described as the worst in decades, with the prime minister calling it a national crisis.
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