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BANGKOK, Oct 4 - Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra today warned the capital's citizens to prepare for flooding at the middle of this month as upstream waters will flow into the Chao Phraya River at the same time as the high tide peaks.

BANGK, Oct 4 - About 80 per cent of those impacted by the oil spill in the sea off the eastern province of Rayong have been compensated, an executive of PTT Global Chemical (PTTGC) said today.

BANGKOK, Oct 4 -- Continued overnight rain in Bangkok has filled some roads with water but major roads were free of flood as traffic was snarled in Ratchadapisek, Ranindra, Phahonyothin roads.

AYUTTHAYA, Oct 4 – A significant archaeological site in Thailand’s old capital, 80 km north of Bangkok, was flooded as the Chao Phraya River overflowed yesterday, according to the Irrigation Department.

BANGKOK, Oct 3 - Waters flowing from northern Thailand are manageable for Bangkok and the capital's suburban areas but concerns are concentrated on rainfall given the weather bureau's forecast of downpours until the weekend, a senior city administration official said today.

BANGKOK, Oct 4 – Parliament Speaker Somsak Kiatsuranont has sought a decision from the Constitution Court on the legality of the composition of the Senate, as ruled in the charter amendment.

BANGKOK, Oct 3 - The Muslim militant group Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) has informed Thailand via Malaysia of its desire to change representatives for peace talks on solutions to the long-standing problem and violence in the country's far South, a senior Thai security official said today.

BANGKOK, Oct 3 - Thailand's consumer confidence index (CCI) plunged for the sixth consecutive month to 77.9 in September and to its lowest in 11 months, an academic survey revealed today.

BANGKOK, Oct 3 - More than Bt40 billion is expected to circulate during the upcoming vegetarian festival October 5-13, according to the Thai Chamber of Commerce University's Economic and Business Forecasting Center.

BANGKOK, Oct 2 – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has lowered Thailand’s projected economic growth from 4.0 per cent to 3.8 per cent this year, its senior economist said today.