Days of heavy rains and northern runoffs have led to the Yom River bursting the flood barrier dam in Sukhaothai's Muang district sending 80cm-deep floods to the Muang Sukhothai Municipality's fresh market on Friday morning.
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha led Cabinet members, officials and general public in an alms offering ceremony on Friday morning at the Royal Plaza in Bangkok to honor His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn on the occasion of his 65th birthday anniversary.
AS HEAVY rains and flooding continued to pummel the country’s North and Northeast yesterday, elderly and sick people as well as children were evacuated on flat-bottom boats out of flood-hit communities in Tambon Bung Preu and Nong Wang in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Thepharak district.
THE WIFE of a missing land rights activist was sentenced by the Supreme Court on Thursday to six months in jail on charges of encroachment on the Phu Sam Phaknam National Reserve forest in Chaiyaphoom.
WITH TROPICAL depression Sonca looming and heavy rainfall expected, the Royal Irrigation Department has ordered water released from 11 major dams in the North, Northeast and Central region. There is a possibility of flooding in Ang Thong and Ayutthaya.
THE SLANG TERMS popular among young people this year are a mixed bag, with the most references accruing to lam yai, which means to feel annoyed; tamu tami, “cute” or “adorable”; and nok, or a person whose flirtations have been rejected.