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

Sandbags flood protection
Volunteers and members of the Royal Thai Army, military police, fill and place sandbags to redirect flooding. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Robert J. Maurer.

BANGKOK, Nov 24 — The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is on high alert keeping watch on the flood status in inner Bangkok fearing that the [Read More…]

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

Man carrying bags during Thailand floods in November 2011
Man carrying bags during Thailand floods. Photo: EU/ECHO/Mathias Eick.

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 [Read More…]