28 Oct '11, 6pm

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Flooding in Bangkok

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Flooding in Bangkok

On Our Radar: Flooding in Bangkok By THE NEW YORK TIMES Getty Images A neighborhood near the Chayo Praya River in Bangkok. Runoff equivalent to 480,000 Olympic-size pools is pushing its way south through Bangkok as the sea threatens to send high waters in the opposite direction. The high tide on Saturday will put “extreme pressure” on Bangkok’s elaborate system of dikes and other flood defenses. [CNN] Rob Gillette, who resigned as chief executive officer of First Solar this week, was paid $29.9 million in his initial 15 months on the job, filings show, and he may be eligible for an $8.9 million severance package. Mr. Gillette was faulted for boosting photovoltaic production amid a global decline in solar technology prices. [Bloomberg News] Mocking the beaver as a “dentally defective rat,” a Conservative senator proposes that it be replaced by the endangered polar bear as C...

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BANGKOK - The Chao Phraya River coursing through Thailand's capital swelled to record highs, as the Thai central bank yest...

Bangkok floods lower than feared

Bangkok floods lower than feared

channelnewsasia.com 29 Oct '11, 4am

BANGKOK: Floods engulfing parts of Bangkok should start to recede in the first week of November, the prime minister said S...

Flooding around Bangkok [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 25 Oct '11, 6pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images Flood waters continued traveling southward through Thailand on October 25, 2011, pr...

Bangkok exodus as floods advance on city centre

channelnewsasia.com 27 Oct '11, 6pm

BANGKOK: Thousands of Bangkok residents flocked to bus, rail and air terminals on Thursday while heavy traffic snaked out ...

Flooding in Thailand [image] #NASA

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Oct '11, 12pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images The Chao Phraya River forms at the confluence of smaller rivers in central Thailand...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 26 Oct '11, 10pm

View Image Comparison View Both Images The Chao Phraya River forms at the confluence of smaller rivers in central Thailand...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 23 Oct '11, 9am

View Image Comparison View Both Images Thailand’s capital city of Bangkok faced the prospect of severe flooding in late Oc...

Thai floods creep closer to central Bangkok

channelnewsasia.com 28 Oct '11, 12pm

BANGKOK - Floods that have sparked an exodus from the Thai capital crept closer to the city centre on Friday as the govern...

Bangkok braces for unstoppable flood waters

Bangkok braces for unstoppable flood waters

channelnewsasia.com 24 Oct '11, 4am

BANGKOK: Millions of people in the Thai capital nervously prepared for the advancing and seemingly unstoppable flood water...

Floods advance in Bangkok

channelnewsasia.com 27 Oct '11, 8am

BANGKOK: Thousands of nervous Bangkok residents flocked to bus, rail and air terminals Thursday while heavy traffic snaked...

Pictures: Bangkok's floods could last weeks: Thai PM

Pictures: Bangkok's floods could last weeks: Th...

straitstimes.com 26 Oct '11, 8am

A man wades through a flooded temple in Bangkok on Oct 26. -- PHOTO: REUTERS BANGKOK (AFP) - Thailand's premier on Wednesd...

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On Our Radar: Nebraska Lawmakers Will Meet on K...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 25 Oct '11, 3pm

On Our Radar: Nebraska Lawmakers Will Meet on Keystone By THE NEW YORK TIMES Associated Press Gov. Dave Heineman Gov. Dave...

Bangkok floods 'still serious'

Bangkok floods 'still serious'

channelnewsasia.com 30 Oct '11, 8pm

BANGKOK: Residents living along canals in parts of northern Bangkok were warned on Sunday to be ready to evacuate if neede...

Bangkok floods could last weeks: Thai PM

Bangkok floods could last weeks: Thai PM

channelnewsasia.com 26 Oct '11, 6am

BANGKOK - Thailand's premier on Wednesday warned a confused and on-edge Bangkok that incoming floods could last for four w...

Bangkok in crisis mode as floods advance

Bangkok in crisis mode as floods advance

channelnewsasia.com 25 Oct '11, 3pm

BANGKOK - Bangkok's second airport shut down Tuesday as floodwaters advanced into the Thai capital, forcing authorities in...