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FOR ALL ! I S URBAN SPRAWL AND CONGESTED STREETS.THE INDONESIAN CAPITAL HAS EMERGED AS ONE OF THE REGION’S MOST DYNAMIC METROPOLISES, WITH A RAPIDLY RISING SKYLINE,GLEAMING SHOPPING PLAZAS, AND A NEW BREED OF DESIGN-SAVVY RESTAURANTS AND BARS. ISN’T IT TIME YOU PAID A VISIT? BY LAWRENCE OSBORNE

ONE NIGHT MY SECOND IN A CITY I DIDN’T KNOW AT ALL, I WAS SITTING AT THE 365 ECO BAR IN KEMANG SIPPING A LONG DRINK CALLED, WITHOUT IRONY AN «ILLUSION.» THE PLACE WAS EMPTY UNCHARACTERISTICALLY ONE MIGHT ASSUME, AND WITH ITS CORRUGATED ROOFING AND STEEL TRUSSES IT FELT LIKE a tiny

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During this year in Thailand, killing more than 500 people during the floods

During this year in Thailand, killing more than 500 people during the floods Danger Zone

Bangkok government announced the mandatory evacuation of 11 of the 50 districts of the city, an evacuation of the 7 regions, as a huge stream of water coming from the center of the capital of Thailand. Incessant rains since late July have flooded most of the country and killed more than 500 people. Most of the victims drowned, and some died as a result of short circuits. In the capital of the victims so far, although in the neighboring city of Ayutthaya fatalities than anywhere

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Residents of the Thai capital Bangkok to flee from the flood

Residents of the Thai capital Bangkok to flee from the flood danger zone

Due to the expected flood, the Thai government announced a five-day holiday for the residents of 21 provinces, including the capital. Thousands of people began to leave their homes in Bangkok on Thursday, October 27, 2011.

Water gradually filled the 12 millionth city after the Chao Phraya River overflowed its banks. In a state of emergency shut down schools, offices, government buildings. Number of evacuees is growing every day and has more than 7,500.

During the three-month flooding in Thailand millions of homes destroyed, about 370 people

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Part of Bangkok will go under water in the next 10 years, scientists say

BANGKOK, Dec. 17. Thai scientists say that within the next ten years, a significant part of Bangkok could be under a layer of sea water, says the Thai newspaper Nation.

Director of the Research Centre for Environment Sirindhon the Princess Suri Supharadit professor said that if current abnormal climatic processes continue, Bangkok will share the fate of eight Asian cities, which in the next decade could face partial or complete inundation, the newspaper said.

Abnormal in the number and intensity of precipitation in the north-eastern, central and southern Thailand, led this year to the catastrophic flooding in some

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Danger of flooding in central Thailand

Danger of flooding in central Thailand Danger Zone

Villagers on both sides of the Chao Phraya River have been officially warned of a high probability of flooding across the low-lying areas along the river in the central region of Thailand, which is already a few days under the influence of heavy rains.

In addition to the settlements under water may be rice fields and low-lying plains. The situation was aggravated flooding of local rivers, especially in the north of Pong. In the second, the land can come to 1600 -1800 m3 of rain and river water. Each day,

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Floods in Thailand reached the capital (photo news)

Floods in Thailand reached the capital (photo news) This is interesting

Thailand — the largest rice exporter in the world, but this year's floods, raging north of the capital in July 2011, destroyed more than a quarter of the country's crop. The disaster claimed the lives of 400 people in Thailand and neighboring Cambodia and Vietnam.

Reaching Bangkok, flooding forced the residents to leave the capital for a week. The total loss is about $ 6 billion.

1) 29 October 2011. A woman with a child in the Chao Phraya River.

2) 30 October 2011. Thai soldiers after the wall

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The Flood-2011video

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26.10.11.Livni and floods in different parts of the world, traditional for this time of year has become extremely news because of the scale, impact and loss of life.

Sinks Irish Dublin. In Italy, in the area of emergency province of Liguria, Tuscany and even Rome. Thai authorities announced today that the levees that protect from flooding in Bangkok, is about to burst! And the heads of state of Central America, which are assembled in a sinking El Salvador, is charged with the growing scale of the disaster industrialized countries. On the "elements of autumn 2011" Alexander Safronov.

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Rains caused flooding in northern Thailand

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BANGKOK, Aug. 1 — RIA Novosti, Yevgeny Belenky. Heavy rains last Sunday in the north and north-east of Thailand, caused flooding in several provinces of the country and interrupted rail service, the water level in the flooded areas have reached one meter, according to Thai media on Monday.

In the province of Nong Khai on the border with Laos in some areas the water level on Monday, flooding fields and city streets, up to 80 centimeters. On Sunday evening, railway north-eastern provinces to Bangkok was temporarily halted and resumed early Monday morning, as the railway embankment

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Thailand: disaster victims were 342. Flooding submerges Bangkok

October 21, 2011.Water began an attack on Bangkok. Suffer distress residents of northern and eastern 9000000th metropolis. By decision of the authorities to the water will be pumped through the channels in the eastern part of the capital. Population already warned about the possibility of flooding, the water level can rise up to six meters.

If the plan of the cabinet work, from a large water can save the most densely populated central areas. However withstand the onslaught of water dams in the western part of Bangkok, while no one can predict, the ITAR-TASS news

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Authorities ordered to open the floodgates in Bangkok to save capital

The Thai government has ordered to open the floodgates in Bangkok to avert the threat of flooding from the capital, said on Thursday AFP referring to the statement of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. The largest in the last half-century seasonal flooding in Thailand caused by heavy rains have led to a critical situation in the central and eastern regions of the country. Killing more than 300 people and affected about 3 million. In Bangkok, located near the 200 and 158 gateways pumping stations, the agency said."I decided to ask the (authorities) in Bangkok to open all gates, which could

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