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The entire stock of water at $5 a litre  

The entire stock of water at $5 a litre

Bangkok flood waters rising

October 22nd 2011
The standard greeting in Bangkok is now, "Are you affected by the floods?" And it's easy to see why. I took a river boat up Bangkok's Chao Phraya river to have a look at the flooding. So far the defenses seem to be holding up. But nothing is completely waterproof. At the moment, the flood barriers holding the river level up 1-2 metres above ground level still have around 12-18 i ... read more
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Thai Flag A unified Thai kingdom was established in the mid-14th century. Known as Siam until 1939, Thailand is the only Southeast Asian country never to have been taken over by a European power. A bloodless revolution in 1932 led to a constitutional monarchy.... ... read more
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