Thai Court halts THB 350-billion Water Mgmt Program

In a sudden turn of events, the Thai Administrative Court has prohibited the Yingluck’s Government from continuing its 350-billion-baht water management program. The Court ordered the Government to arrange public hearings. According to the court, the water management program, which has nine projects and ten plans, will have to be studied with all opinions of […]

Phra Khanong District: Floods and Sinking Promises

Even with the 2013 Bangkok Governor Election promises to upgrade the flood-prevention projects at the incredible cost of tax-payers money, Bangkokians are still seeing a repeat of flash floods, terrible traffic jams and empty pledges. The Governor,  Sukhumbhand Paripatra, has failed to show accountability with the billions of baht used for these supposedly efficient infrastructure […]

Flooding in Bangkok – Who’s to blame?

Chatuchak was recently flooded despite the denial of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and their Governor. The dredging projects at the canals are slow and the supposed flood prevention in the city is not visible. In fact, people are wondering what is happening with the money spent for all these projects. Governor Sukhumbhand must be held […]