Tags : Community


Fire Destroys 10 Houses at Wat Makok Community in Bangkok

BANGKOK, Feb 6 (TNA) – Fire destroyed about 10 houses in the Wat Makok Community in central Bangkok. Initially, one person, escaping from a building was reportedly injured in the incident. Firefighters took about one hour to put the blaze under control after the fire broke out at about 10 am. on Thursday. Full story: […]Read More


Bangkok riverside communities to brace for floods

BANGKOK, 10 October 2013 (NNT) – The National Disaster Warning Center has urged Bangkok riverside communities to brace for possible floods next week. According to NDWC chief Somsak Kaosuwan, high tide and runoffs from the central provinces will flood communities on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok and Nonthaburi. The areas located […]Read More


Bangkok to install 20 CCTV in violence-prone-communities

BANGKOK,17 December 2012 (NNT) – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) next year will install an additional 20-thousand closed-circuit televisions (CCTVs) in the capital city, especially communities plagued with crimes and drug trafficking in an effort to provide security for Bangkok residents. Speaking at a press conference after a BMA executives meeting today, BMA Spokesperson Wason […]Read More


Phuket sea gypsies get ID cards and water, but no

PHUKET: Some of the issues facing Phuket’s sea gypsy communities were resolved in a meeting yesterday, held in accordance with the Ministry of Culture’s plan to improve the quality of life of sea gypsies in all six of the Andaman provinces. The meeting follows more than 2,000 protesters, including sea gypsies and members of other […]Read More