Samut Prakan

Type: City
Name: Samut Prakan
Country: Thailand
Latitude: 13.61
Longitude: 100.610001
population: 388,921
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Garbage management action plan wins backing

The National Council for Peace and Order has approved a garbage management roadmap that aims to increase efficiency in handling waste and landfills.A huge landfill seen here in Baan Pom village in Ayutthaya, which has a pilot waste management project ... [Published Bangkok Post - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 2 reports

Cops crack down on road racers

Police are cracking down on motorcycle street racers who turn out in large numbers on major city roads and have set themselves the ambitious target of ridding the streets of racers within seven days.Assistant police chief, Pol Lt Gen Ruangsak Charit-ak, ... [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Don't expect any declaration of assets

Re: "Declare assets now or face disaster later", Letter, August 19. Citing a poll showing that most people want members of the NCPO and its agencies to declare their assets, Vint Chavala warned, "There will be insurmountable stumbling blocks ahead if ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Nationwide wheel-locking campaign kicks off

| 08:55 AMPolice yesterday launched a nationwide operation to lock the wheels of cars found violating the law yesterday in a bid to ease traffic congestion. Photo: The NationPHUKET MEDIA WATCH– Thailand news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket's international ... [Published Phuket Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Hinduism encompasses all paths

Re: "The confessions of a Hindu nationalist," Opinion, and "Modi lashes out at elite, lazy officials", World, August 16. One of the most appealing aspects of Hinduism for non-Hindus has always been its acceptance of other faiths as valid paths to God. ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Governor visits boiler blast victims

Samut Prakan Governor Pinij Hanpanij yesterday visited people who were injured by a large boiler explosion at a factory on Sunday. Of the 22 victims, 13 workers and nearby residents are being treated at Samut Prakan Hospital, with three under intensive ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

2,000 cars wheel-clamped on Monday

Traffic police have wheel-clamped about 2,000 vehicles parked in prohibited areas nationwide on Monday, said senior police adviser Pol Gen Wuthi Liptapanlop.A police officer enforces the law in earnest in Phitsanulok province's Muang district on Aug 18, ... [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

9 Burmese Workers Injured in Bangkok Factory Blast

A screenshot from Thai TV 3 shows the aftermath of a boiler explosion at a cloth-dyeing factory in Bangkok. (Photo: Thaitv3.com)Nine Burmese workers are being treated at Bangkok’s Samut Prakan hospital after a boiler exploded at a cloth-dyeing factory ... [Published Irrawaddy - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

18 August 2014

President Aquino has sounded the alarm over the presence of two new Chinese vessels near the oil-rich Recto Bank (Reed Bank) in the West Philippine Sea, Philippine Daily Inquirer reports. A five-meter-high boiler exploded at a dyeing plant in Samut Prakan’s ... [Published Asia News Network - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

The good fight

The gates of the water treatment plant in Khlong Dan, Samut Prakan province, are closed. In fact, they have never opened since the 23.7 billion baht project was built in 1998.Dawan Chantarahesdee, community leader of Khlong Dan, is known for her key role ... [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 4 reports

22 people hurt as factory boiler explodes

SAMUT PRAKAN: Twenty-two people were injured, five seriously, when a boiler at a cloth dyeing factory exploded early yesterday in Samut Prakan's Muang district.The scene of the devastation after a boiler exploded at Wongpasit Karnpim Printing Co in Samut ... [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 2 reports

Seven power projects on Ratch radar

SET-listed Ratchaburi Electricity Generating Holding Plc (RATCH), Thailand's largest private power producer, plans to spend 3.5 billion baht between now and 2016 to expand its power business at home and abroad.Chief executive Pongdith Potchana yesterday ... [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 15 2014]

Quotes

"While the industrial sector is aware of the waste problems and has improved its efforts to properly manage waste, this is a problem that requires cooperation between the public and private sectors to deal with it sustainably" said Mr Supant
...Citing a poll showing that most people want members of the NCPO and its agencies to declare their assets, Vint Chavala warned, "There will be insurmountable stumbling blocks ahead if they fail to do so."
...We not only believe in universal toleration, but we accept all religions as true." He quoted Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita as saying, "Whosoever comes to me, through whatever form, I reach him."
"Mangrove forests, which were cleared by the construction, are coming back. Nature has returned to the place," said Dawan. "What we have done during the past two decades is to keep our home in the green zone for farming as it has been for centuries. I hope one day our community might be a tourist stop where people can learn more about mangrove forests and their ecosystem."

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Garbage management action plan wins backing [Published Bangkok Post - 3 hours ago]
SRT chair backs Airport Rail takeover amid delays [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 20 2014]
Cops crack down on road racers [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 20 2014]
Don't expect any declaration of assets [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 19 2014]
Crackdown on teen racers begins [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 19 2014]
Nationwide wheel-locking campaign kicks off [Published Phuket Gazette - Aug 19 2014]
Hinduism encompasses all paths [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 18 2014]
Governor visits boiler blast victims [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 18 2014]
Wheel-locking campaign kicks off [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 18 2014]
2,000 cars wheel-clamped on Monday [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 18 2014]
9 Burmese Workers Injured in Bangkok Factory Blast [Published Irrawaddy - Aug 18 2014]
Burmese workers injured as explosion levels Ban... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 18 2014]
18 August 2014 [Published Asia News Network - Aug 18 2014]
The good fight [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 18 2014]
22 people hurt as factory boiler explodes [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 18 2014]
22 hurt after boiler erupts [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 17 2014]
21 injured in boiler explosion in Samut Prakan [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 17 2014]
Boiler explosion injures 16 [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 17 2014]
L'Oreal combines beauty and citizenship [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 16 2014]
Anti-coup people aren't fans of Thaksin or Ying... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 16 2014]
Escapee will be arrested soon: police [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 15 2014]
Seven power projects on Ratch radar [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 15 2014]
Two-month fisheries ban in parts of the gulf al... [Published Pattaya Mail - Aug 14 2014]
Ratch negotiating power-plant joint ventures he... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 14 2014]
Gateway provinces see jump in land prices ahead... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 14 2014]
Expats could be NCPO's secret propaganda weapon [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 12 2014]
TWSE holds additional investors conferences [Published Taiwan News Online - Aug 12 2014]
MRTA land for retirees [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 12 2014]
An Elle of a thing [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 10 2014]
Thaksin is history, so stop obsessing about him [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 07 2014]
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Burmese workers injured as explosion levels Ban... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Aug 18 2014]
A total of 21 people were injured, five seriously, when a boiler at a cloth dyeing factory near Bangkok exploded early Sunday, Thai police said. Pol Lt Chainaret Suporn, a duty officer at Samut Prakan police station, said the explosion happened about ...
Thailand: 26 provinces remain drought-affected ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 24 2014]
Source: Government of ThailandCountry: Thailand BANGKOK, 21 June 2014 (NNT) –The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation has reported that 26 provinces, 177 districts, 1,134 subdistricts and 11,496 villages remain drought-affected area. The 26 ...
Thailand: Potential MERS cases placed under watch [Published H5N1 - May 16 2014]
Via The Nation: Potential Mers cases placed under watch. Excerpt:The Disease Control Department revealed yesterday that 17 people in Thailand were being closely monitored for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (Mers-CoV). Dr Sopon Mekthon, the ...
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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