Snakes, Crocodiles and Disease Threaten the Floodwaters

Snakes, Crocodiles and Disease Threaten the Floodwaters

  Fears have been raised that snakes, crocodiles and disease could threaten locals and tourists as Thailand battles continually rising floodwaters. The main river coursing through the capital of Bangkok swelled to record highs today amid concern that flood defences could break and swamp the heart of the city. British holidaymakers have already been warned […]

The United States has issued a Travel Alert for American Traveling to Thailand

The United States has issued a Travel Alert for American Traveling to Thailand

The United States has issued a Travel Alert to guide its citizens of difficulties related to travel in the flood-affected areas of Thailand. Severe flooding has hampered transportation and limited access to some essential services in the central and lower parts of northern Thailand, including capital Bangkok. The U.S. State Department recommended against all but […]

Bloomberg Say Floods Ruining 14% of Thai Rice May Erase Global Export Glut

Bloomberg Say Floods Ruining 14% of Thai Rice May Erase Global Export Glut

  Thailand’s worst floods in more than a half century may have wiped out as much as 14 percent of paddy fields in the world’s biggest rice exporter, potentially erasing the predicted global glut. The Thai export price, a global benchmark, may climb 21 percent to $750 a metric ton by December, according to Sumeth […]

The Scene at Thailand’s Don Muang Airport Chaotic

The Scene at Thailand’s Don Muang Airport Chaotic

  Thailand’s devastating flood crisis deepened Tuesday after floodwaters began pouring over sandbagged barriers into Bangkok’s second airport, shutting it down after commercial airlines suspended flights and authorities closed its runways. It was not immediately clear how much water had entered Don Muang airport, which is used primarily for domestic flights, or whether it was […]