Nonthaburi residents up in arms (Bangkok)

Nearly 1,000 Nonthaburi residents, gathering at city hall to hear the provincial governor’s response to their demands, yesterday threatened to destroy floodwalls and prolong their protest if their demand for sluice gates to be opened to a width of one metre were not met.

Meanwhile, residents of western Pathum Thani province slammed the government for its failure in water management, called for flood water to be drained out of their homes and demanded remedial measures for victims.

After Nonthaburi Governor Wichien Phutthiwinyu’s announcement that the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration would open the sluice gates connecting to Nonthaburi to no more than 70cm was greeted by jeers, national Flood Relief Operations Centre (FROC) spokesman Pol General

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About Antoni Uni

I am born in Haarlem, the Netherlands, and went to Spain, l'Escala - Costabrava, in 1988. After 15 years I made a mistake and went travelling in S.E. Asia. and in 2005 I dropped down in Bangkok where I still live. Mijn website met foto's is: http://www.antoniuniphotography.com/
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