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Traffic misery as heavy rain lashes Bangkok

TORRENTIAL RAIN pounded Bangkok this afternoon (August 28) turning the sky black and causing heavy traffic jams in many areas, Matichon newspaper reported. There was heavy traffic congestion at Prachanukul Intersection with vehicles not seeming to move.  Likewise bad jams at Ngamwongwan, Pongpetch and Khaerai areas as well as Rama 4 road. The whole Rama

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Big fruit harvest in the South – most of it going overseas

By Thai Newsroom Reporters FOUR TROPICAL FRUITS of southern Thailand – durian, mangosteen, rambutan and longkong – are being harvested for sales and largely destined for export. According to the Department of Agricultural Economics’ deputy secretary-general Anchana Tracho, a peak volume of durian fruit is getting ripe for harvest between this month and next in

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