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Friday, September 27th, 2013

Mapping Siam’s History at theRoyal Thai Survey Department

A museum in the heart of Bangkok is a hidden gem waiting for people to explore and learn about the development of cartography in Thailand. Located at the Royal Thai Survey Department on Kalayana Maitri Road near...

Monday, June 24th, 2013

Bangkok’s Wastewater Treatment System Due for Revamp

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is expediting plans to construct over 100 new septic tanks and cesspools in the capital’s Chatuchak, Bang Sue and Dusit districts in preparation for a new underground wastewater system. The BMA’s Department...

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

Bangkok Planning Needs Resilience to Save Billions

Unprecedented natural disasters have become serious issues for cities like Bangkok, which weathered the devastating 2011 flooding that caused an estimated US$45 billion (Bt1.34 trillion) in damage. Thus the threats from climate change cannot be taken lightly...

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Thailand is Beidou Navigation Network’s First Overseas Client

Thailand has become the first overseas client of Beidou - China's home-made satellite navigation network - which could challenge the dominance of the American GPS system in Southeast Asia. A 2 billion yuan (HK$2.48 billion) agreement to...

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

The Shape of Urban Housing, The Case of Bangkok

According to some estimates the next five years are going to see Bangkok’s legendary traffic come to a complete halt. Because of the tax rebate on cars, the additional numbers of vehicles on the roads are going...

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

UNOSAT Delivers GIS Training in Disaster Risk Management to Experts in Asia

UNOSAT delivered for the third time in the past three years its renowned training on post-disaster impact and damage analysis as part of the international training course on Geographic Information System (GIS) for Disaster Risk Management (GIS4DRM)...

Friday, May 4th, 2012

Bangkok Swelters, Sparks Debate on City Planning in Asia

Five months after the worst floods in half a century, the Thai capital is facing a heat wave with temperatures at three-decade highs, stoking debate over chaotic urban planning that blights many of Southeast Asia's overcrowded capitals....

Saturday, February 4th, 2012

Mapping Out Where to Live and Build in Bangkok

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has drawn up a 3D city planning map which it has put online. The 3D city map of traffic routes and infrastructure systems is available to the public at http://3d-cpd.bangkok.go.th The digital map...

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

Time to Learn Some Lessons from the Bangkok Floods

With the world watching in dismay as the flooding, disruption and human suffering in Bangkok increased over the last few weeks, there was a moment of cruel irony when those battling to drain the city suggested digging...

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Thai Floodwaters Enter Bangkok’s Grand Palace

Thailand’s flood waters have reached Bangkok’s Grand Palace, a historical site that once housed Thai kings, and is now a major tourist attraction. Thousands are leaving Bangkok as the country's worst floods in decades inundate parts of...

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