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Transport Minister orders signals and barriers installed at all railway

Thailand’s Transport Minister, Saksayam Chidchob, has ordered the State Railway of Thailand and the Department of Rail Transport to install signal systems and barriers at all railway crossings throughout the country, to prevent a repeat of the train-bus collision in Chachoengsao province on Saturday, which resulted in multiple fatalities and over 30 injured. Seventeen people, […]Read More

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Greece plans floating barrier in Aegean Sea to deter refugees

Greece is planning to build a floating barrier in the Aegean Sea to prevent refugees reaching its islands from Turkey. The 1.7 mile, $550,000 project, will be made of netting and flashing lights and is aimed at “containing the increasing inflows of migrants” on the Greek islands. The barrier will be built north of the […]Read More

South

Man killed driving through railway barrier

RATCHABURI: A man was killed when he drove through a rail barrier and was hit by a Bangkok-bound passenger train at a crossing in Ban Pong district on Saturday morning. The incident occurred at the railway crossing near a bridge in tambon Nong Kob, said Pol Col Surachai Boon-in, a duty-officer at Ban Pong police […]Read More

Asia

Tens of Thousands of Pakistanis Breach Security Barrier Around Prime

Following days of protests, tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators led by two populist politicians, Imran Khan and Dr. Tahirul Qadri, peacefully breached the capital of Pakistan’s no-go ‘red zone’ manned by thousands of police and paramilitary troops. Protesters were seen handing flowers to police and military security, who have orders to show restraint while […]Read More

Bangkok

Thai PM considers more sandbag removals in northern Bangkok

BANGKOK, Nov 28 – More parts of the so-called big bag barriers will be dismantled if water drainage can go smoothly as planned, Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Monday. Ms Yingluck said she ordered a team to study the possibility to do that. The meeting with governors of seven provinces including Bangkok and surrounding […]Read More

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Dismantling all oversize sandbag barriers possible: Thai PM Yingluck

BANGKOK, Nov 24 – The whole series of so-called big bag barriers, makeshift embankments installed to slow the flow of northern runoff into Bangkok, may be dismantled, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Thursday following continuing disputes on the big bag barriers which have erupted in many areas. The temporary barriers have become the focus of […]Read More

Bangkok

Bangkok on high alert after ‘Big Bag’ barrier dismantled on

BANGKOK, Nov 24 — The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is on high alert keeping watch on the flood status in inner Bangkok fearing that the dismantling of the giant sandbag ‘big bag’ barrier at Don Mueang’s Directorate of Air Operations Control intersection on Phahonyothin Road could increase the water level at Kaset intersection and Lat […]Read More

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Dismantling ‘Big Bag’ barrier has no impact on inner Bangkok

BANGKOK, Nov 23 — Dismantling the giant sandbag ‘big bag’ barrier at Don Mueang’s Directorate of Air Operations Control intersection on Phahonyothin Road has not yet impacted inner Bangkok, according to Flood Relief Operations Centre (FROC) Director Pracha Promnog. Meanwhile, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will open three sluice gates at Khlong Mahasawat to one […]Read More