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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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VIDEO: Thai floods trap baby elephants

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 15:01

Flooding leaves 17 elephants, many of them babies, stranded for weeks on a small concrete island in the Thai city of Ayutthaya.
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VIDEO: Bangkok residents flee homes

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 11:44
related places: Bangkok

More residents in the outer suburbs of the Thai capital Bangkok have fled their homes because of rising floodwaters. Many parts of central Thailand are still under water.
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Anger grows over Bangkok floods

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 8:17
related places: Bangkok

Flood water continues to pour into Bangkok's outer districts, angering residents who want barriers opened to allow the water to drain.
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Honda to cut US and Canada output

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 3:13
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States
related places: Honda

Honda will cut production at its US and Canada factories by 50% as it faces a shortage of parts due to floods in Thailand.
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VIDEO: Floods no barrier to Bangkok postman

Monday, October 31st 2011, 12:59
related places: Bangkok

Despite waist-deep, leech-infested water, postman Somyod Somsamai is determined to continue his mail delivery round in Bangkok.
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VIDEO: Thailand floods 'a national crisis'

Monday, October 31st 2011, 10:07
related places: Bangkok

Flood defences held firm in Bangkok over the weekend despite high tides, raising hopes that parts of the city would be spared from flooding that has caused devastation across Thailand.
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Flood fears ease in Thai capital

Monday, October 31st 2011, 8:15
related places: Bangkok

Officials say the centre of Bangkok looks to have escaped the worst of the severe flooding which has inundated swathes of Thailand.
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VIDEO: Thailand's flood crisis challenge

Monday, October 31st 2011, 7:03

With supplies in some areas running short and fears that flood waters may take months to subside, the BBC's Karishma Vaswani says that Thailand has "challenging times ahead".
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Nervous wait for Bangkok residents

Monday, October 31st 2011, 2:20
related places: Bangkok

Bangkok residents wonder what floods will bring next
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VIDEO: Delivering aid in flood-hit Thailand

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 10:33
related places: Bangkok

Thailand's prime minister is expressing optimism that the country's worst flooding in a half-century will mostly spare Bangkok.
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Thailand PM upbeat over flooding

Sunday, October 30th 2011, 8:05
related places: Bangkok

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra expresses optimism that central Bangkok will escape flooding, as defences hold despite high tides.
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Thai troops detained over attack

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 13:20
related countries: China China

Nine Thai soldiers have been detained following a deadly attack on two cargo ships on the Mekong river, in which 13 Chinese crew members were killed.
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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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