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Thailand’s tsunami warning system finally ready, after 8 years

Thailand now has the best warning system in Southeast Asia, eight years after the Andaman coast was ravaged by a devastating tsunami on Boxing Day in 2004. Before monstrous waves hit Thai shores and killed over 8,000 people in six provinces along the southern coast, no one knew the tsunami was coming. Read more: The […]Read More

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Thailand ‘needs proper system to predict quakes’

Thailand still does not have a proper scientific method of predicting earthquakes, a university lecturer has warned. “When the 5.9-magnitude earthquake hit Kanchanaburi in 1983, the locals were caught off guard,” Dr Weerachai Siriphanvaraphon from Mahidol University’s faculty of science told a seminar. Read more: The NationRead More

Bangkok

AoT to invest 50million THB in Don Mueang Airport flood

BANGKOK, 7 February 2012 (NNT) – The Airports of Thailand (AoT) is confident that Don Mueang Airport will not suffer another round of flooding this year since THB50 million will be invested in the construction of a concrete wall around the airport. AoT President Anirut Thanomkulbutra stated that Don Mueang Airport was forced to close […]Read More

Bangkok

Suvarnabhumi Airport safe; to shelter flood evacuees

BANGKOK, Oct 27 – Inbound and outbound flight services are fully functional at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand’s main international airport, as the agency’s staff are countering the flooding challenge with an efficient flood-protection system, airport acting director Somchai Sawasdipol reaffirmed on Thursday. Mr Somchai made his remarks amid fears among the public that the airport may […]Read More

Bangkok

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport contingency plan in place

BANGKOK, Oct 11 – Thailand’s Suvarnabhumi Airport is well-prepared for any emergency with flood-protection measures and its contingency plan is operational to cope with any possible flooding, according to the airport spokesperson. Thailand’s largest airport has sought cooperation from the Rural Highways Department to dredge Lat Krabang canal to make full use of its capacity […]Read More

Bangkok

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport flood prevention systems operational

BANGKOK, 23 September 2011 (NNT) – Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is preparing for the possible rise in water levels around the airport as the water runoff from the North continues to increase. The Airports of Thailand (AoT) has sent a team of officers to inspect the areas around the airport and concluded that the current water […]Read More

Bangkok

Suvarnabhumi Airport to Get Automatic Passport Check System

Suvarnabhumi Airport has invested more than 76 million baht on an automatic passport inspection system to address the problem of overcrowding at the immigration checkpoints. Eight machines will be installed at the arrival section and another eight at the departure section. Passengers will be able to check themselves in and out without the need for […]Read More

Technology

TOT Thailand Chooses Convergys Smart Communications Suite Powered by Microsoft

CINCINNATI & BANGKOK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eager to increase operational efficiencies and improve customer satisfaction, national telecommunications provider TOT Thailand is replacing its billing and CRM system with Convergys Smart Communications Suite powered by Microsoft® (NASDAQ: MSFT). Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), a world leader in relationship management, is acting as the systems integrator for Advanced Information Technology, the […]Read More