Ayutthaya

Ayutthaya, 10 June 2013 Ayutthaya authorities arrested more than 100 motorcycle riders over the weekend for involving in unlawful street racing and confiscating several illegally modified bikes. 
BANGKOK, 4 June 2013 A dog named “Pui” in Ayutthaya Province has saved the life of a newborn baby after she was abandoned in a trash pile on the roadside .
AYUTTHAYA, May 29 -- Thai police have arrested three women drug suspects and seized 1.4 million methamphetamine pills hidden in a roadside bush in the central province of Ayutthaya Tuesday night. 
BANGKOK, May 15 – Thailand’s Industry Ministry will earmark a Bt1.754 billion (US$60 million) subsidy for the construction of flood-prevention walls at four industrial estates in northern Bangkok and further north Ayutthaya, minister Prasert Boonchaisuk said today.

Four killed in Ayutthaya bridge collapse

Monday, 29 April 2013 13:39
AYUTTHAYA, April 29 - At least four persons were killed and nine others were injured when a small bridge collapsed in this central province, about 80 kilometres north of Bangkok.
The latest poll by the Dhurakij Pundit University Research Center (DPU Poll) indicated that three-fourths of small and medium-sized enterprises do not trust the government’s flood management plan.
BANGKOK, 11 September 2012  - Six districts in Ayutthaya have been declared flood disaster zones. The provincial governor has instructed river basin committees to work with relevant units in draining the flood water and find areas to be used as floodways. 
BANGKOK, Sept 10 - Culture Minister Sukumol Kunplome admitted to having concern about a possible flood threat at historic sites in Ayutthaya, despite flood embankments being elevated to offer further protection.

Ayutthaya placed on flood watch

Tuesday, 11 September 2012 09:10
BANGKOK, Sept 10 – The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department warned of potential flooding in six Ayutthaya districts due to heavy rain and northern run-off.

Flood center opened in Ayutthaya

Friday, 07 September 2012 10:24
BANGKOK, 6 September 2012 – Ayutthaya province has now opened a flood command center for the people, focusing on 4 procedures -- prevention, preparation, problem solving, and rehabilitation. 
BANGKOK, Sept 4 - A House committee on disaster relief has shown confidence that an industrial estate in Ayutthaya province, 76 km north of Bangkok, will be safe from floods this year.
AYUTTHAYA, Aug 31 – Thailand’s leading historic site, the former Siamese capital of Ayutthaya, 76km north of Bangkok, has been busily protecting its ancient remains for inundation after last year’s massive floods that submerged the province.
AYUTTHAYA, 19 August 2012  – Thailand’s ancient capital of Ayutthaya has been celebrating more than 3 centuries of the country’s good relations with France. 
Rice farming has long been the mainstay of Thailand. Rice farmers were once dubbed the backbone of the nation. But as a new generation shuns taking over their ancestors' career, is Thailand's traditional vocation under threat in the heartland of this once agricultural country?
BANGKOK, 2 August 2012  – The Board of Investment (BOI) has agreed to extend tax privileges for flood-affected business until the end of the year. 

Ayutthaya seeing more tourists

Monday, 30 July 2012 09:26
AYUTTHAYA, 29 July 2012  - Mr. Witthaya Pewpong, governor of Ayutthaya, revealed that as a consequence of the recent visit by His Majesty the King and the royal family to Thung Makham Yong, coupled with the province’s revival after the flooding disaster, as well as...
AYUTTHAYA, 22 July 2012  – Provincial officials of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) in Ayutthaya traveled to sixteen districts in the province in a bid to educate communities and village chiefs regarding the early warning system for floods, as well as how...
The Thai Cabinet on Tuesday approved the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) project to build 106km of double-track railway from Chachoensao to Saraburi, according to deputy government spokesperson Pakdiharn Himathongkham.
BANGKOK, July 10 – The Thai Cabinet on Tuesday approved the State Railway of Thailand (SRT) project to build 106km of double-track railway from Chachoensao to Saraburi, according to deputy government spokesperson Pakdiharn Himathongkham.
NONTHABURI, July 9 - More than 36 million unused or outdated tablets, worth over Bt40 million, were returned to health officials nationwide under the ‘eggs-for-expired pills’ campaign which proved successful, Public Health Minister Witthaya Buranasiri announced on Monday.
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