Tags : Residents


Phuket Town to be hit with major water shutoff

PHUKET: Many businesses and densely populated areas of Phuket Town will be hit by a major water shutoff next Monday (Sept 17) lasting through the night into Tuesday, the Phuket Provincial Waterworks Authority (PWA) has announced. The PWA in a statement issued yesterday (Sept 12) called for people in all affected areas to start storing […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai residents to rally to demand dismantling of Doi

Opponents to the controversial Doi Suthep foothill housing estate for court judges and officials plan to demonstrate at Tha Pae gate in Chiang Mai on August 26 to demand immediate dismantling of the housing units in the carved-out forest. In its Facebook post on Tuesday, the opponents under the name of “Network to Reclaim Doi […]Read More


Panicked residents flee as Samut Prakan homes tilt on foundations

Residents of a Samut Prakan housing estate are seeking urgent government assistance after sudden subsidence around midnight on Monday left eight townhouses visibly tilting with cracks in walls, beams and pillars. Waritha Doundsungnoen, 50, who was among 20 residents of the Saeng Tawan Housing Estate in Bang Sao Thong district who had to flee their […]Read More


Fire at plastic beads warehouses in Chachoengsao affects residents

CHACHOENGSAO, 02 September 2015, (NNT) – Residents living near the plastic beads warehouse that caught fire in Chachoengsao Province this week, have complained of a stench emanating from the scene of the blaze. They have also implored provincial public health officials to check their physical condition. The fire was reported early on the morning of […]Read More


Mukdahan residents warned of flash floods as heavy rain approaches

Mukdahan, 25 June 2014 (NNT) – People in Mukdahan have been warned of flash floods as heavy rains are expected between July 26-30 due to the stronger southwest monsoon and low pressure area are covering the upper part of Vietnam and the Gulf of Tonkin, according to Mukdahan governor Sakolkrit Boonpradit. The Mekong River level […]Read More


Several provinces warning residents against heavy rain and flood

NAKHON PHANOM, 25 June 2014 (NNT) – Several provinces have issued warning to its residents against heavy rain and flood. Meanwhile the flooding in Chumphon has yet to improve, as raining has not yet stopped. In Ban Phaeng district of Nakhon Phanom, about 30 homes have been flooded by forest runoff from the Phu Langga […]Read More


Samut Prakan locals demand closure of Praekkasa landfill

BANGKOK, 8 April 2014 (NNT) – Residents living in the surrounding areas of the Praekkasa landfill have requested the governor of Samut Prakan to permanently close down the dump site following repeated fire incidents. About 100 locals previously affected by garbage fires at the Praekkasa ground today gathered in front of the Samut Prakan City […]Read More