Samut Prakan

Type: City
Name: Samut Prakan
Country: Thailand
Latitude: 13.61
Longitude: 100.610001
population: 388,921
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

The cycle of life is not a motorcycle

It was late one night this week and the local motorcycle gangs were out in force along Srinakarin Road.They start around the Bearing T-junction then go tearing on down to the Theparak intersection a kilometre or so away. Upon arriving at Theparak they ... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 2 reports

Deadly cache

CHACHOENGSAO - Police found 1,900 ping-pong bombs ready for delivery after raiding a damaged house in search of clues into the death of a six-year-old girl after two explosions on Friday.Authorities on Saturday searched the home of Warawut Penjawattana ... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Taking a bet against the caretaker govt

Public Health permanent secretary Narong Sahametapat's no-show for a meeting with the CAPO prompted an angry response from Chalerm Yoobamrung. Narong had made "a wrong bet", said the CAPO chief. On the contrary, I think Narong made a super bet. You see, ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Capo has overstepped its authority, shunned its real job

As the name itself suggests, the main task of the Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (Capo) is to enforce the Internal Security Act to ensure peace and order in areas covered by the law -- Bangkok, Nonthaburi and parts of Samut Prakan and ... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Law may be final, but it's not infallible

Re: "Law's sanctity must be respected if we are to avoid Blood Moon prophecy," Opinion, April 17. Columnist Pornpimol Kanchanalak's touching faith in the law as the ultimate arbiter of all conflicts would be more convincing if it were not for the following ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Bangkok SkyTrain funding approved

THAILAND: The cabinet has approved Ministry of Finance loans to Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand for the construction of three SkyTrain lines in Bangkok.As well as being used to pay off debts and related expenses, the loan includes 10·9bn baht ... [Published Railway Gazette - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Registration for Bangkok EC open

People running for a post at the Bangkok Election Commission can register their candidacy from Saturday to April 28. Registration is open daily, including public holidays, from 8.30am to 4.30pm at the city's EC office at the Government Complex on Chaeng ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

PCD warns of looming ‘waste crisis’

Thailand faces a looming "garbage crisis" if the government fails to allocate more funding to improve waste management, the Pollution Control Department has warned.PCD chief Wichien Jungrungruang said the amount of household waste being generated nationwide ... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Police officers keep an eye on people's homes over holiday

The number of homes nationwide placed under police guardianship during the April 8-17 holidays has risen to 3,471 - including 925 in Bangkok, the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) secretary-general said yesterday. The scheme to have owners ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 2 reports

Residents call for action on toxic waste

More than 160 people who were affected by the blaze at the Phraeksa rubbish dump in Samut Prakan last month have petitioned the Administrative Court to order seven organisations to come up with better ways to deal with toxic and industrial waste mate ... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 2 reports

Electronic bracelets to keep convicted cabbies, tour guides out of airport

Samut Prakan District Court is eyeing the possibility of using electronic monitoring (EM) bracelets to keep taxi drivers and tour guides who were previously convicted for deceiving foreigners out of Suvarnabhumi Airport. Department of Probation chief ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 2 reports

Firemen close to extinguishing Samut Prakan dump fire

A helicopter is used in the effort to extinguish the fire at a large garbage dump in Samut Prakan that continued to burn for a seventh day yesterday. The focus early yesterday was on the central area ... ... [Published Big News Network - Mar 23 2014]
Entities: Samut Prakan

Quotes

...anchanalak's touching faith in the law as the ultimate arbiter of all conflicts would be more convincing if it were not for the following syllogism: "Human beings are fallible. Human beings make, interpret and administer the law. Therefore the law is fallible." The particular human beings who make and interpret the law are almost always trained as lawyers. That's a further guarantee of their fallibility...
"Waste-related problems seem to be growing more serious, and some people have to live with them."
"There is no set date for the next poll because we'll have to see how the situation develops in April and May" said Mr Puchong after the meeting
"If we find that these factories did actually discard chemicals at the garbage dump, we'll order them to shut down" Mr Puwit said

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The cycle of life is not a motorcycle [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 19 2014]
Deadly cache [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 19 2014]
A deadly cache [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 19 2014]
Taking a bet against the caretaker govt [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 18 2014]
Capo has overstepped its authority, shunned its... [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 18 2014]
Law may be final, but it's not infallible [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 17 2014]
Bangkok SkyTrain funding approved [Published Railway Gazette - Apr 17 2014]
Registration for Bangkok EC open [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 17 2014]
PCD warns of looming ‘waste crisis’ [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 16 2014]
Police officers keep an eye on people's homes o... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 14 2014]
39 killed on roads on day one of Songkran holidays [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 12 2014]
FTI calls for hike in price of refuse-derived fuel [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 11 2014]
Somchai sees red over IPU [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 11 2014]
Burmese migrants assume false identities to wor... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
Migrants take on new identities [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 11 2014]
Suthep should beware of full moons [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 10 2014]
Residents call for action on toxic waste [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 09 2014]
Bangkok tops affordable Songkran list [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 09 2014]
Agencies, officials sued in landfill fire [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 09 2014]
The world’s most unique water festival – Thaila... [Published Travel and Tour World - Apr 09 2014]
What a waste [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 08 2014]
The ticking time bomb in our midst [Published The Nation - Thailand - Apr 08 2014]
EC endorses 58 senators [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 08 2014]
Phraeksa dump burns again [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 08 2014]
Jaruwan's senate election still pending [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 08 2014]
New waste dump fire [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 08 2014]
[INFOQUEST] Coke invites Thais across the natio... [Published RYT9 - Apr 08 2014]
Fire put out at garbage disposal site in Bangkok [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 08 2014]
New fire near last month's Samut Prakarn dump s... [Published MCOT - Apr 08 2014]
EC endorses 58 elected senators [Published Bangkok Post - Apr 08 2014]
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Burmese migrants assume false identities to wor... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
Some Burmese migrant workers have been assuming new identities in a bid to return to work in Thailand after completing the four years of employment they are entitled to, a source from a labour NGO says. More than 150,000 workers are required to return ...
Technological Disaster - Asia - Thailand [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Feb 25 2014]
EDIS Number: AC-20140225-42814-THA Date / time: 25/02/2014 11:59:30 [UTC] Event: Technological Disaster Area: Asia Country: Thailand State/County: Province of Samut Prakan Location: Bang Phli Number of Deads: 11 person(s) Number of Injured: ...
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