Ramkhamhaeng University will tomorrow open an evacuation centre for flood-hit people at its Bang Na campus, acting rector Pimol Pupipit said on Tuesday. Mr Pimol said the centre, at PBB building, can take up to 500 evacuees. It will be opened from tomorrow, Oct 26. The university has also opened a centre to take donations. More information can be obtained by calling 02-3108064. Chon Buri province has opened two evacuation centres - one at the Physical Education College and the other at the Centre for Community Studies and Development.
270 7-Eleven stores closed Published: 25/10/2011 at 03:05 PM
セブンイレブン、270店閉店する 午後3時05分 バンコクポストより
About 270 7-Eleven convenience stores have been closed throughout the country because they cannot get supplies to replenish their stocks, the franchise operator CP All Plc said on Tuesday. The announcement said that the flooding had caused people to panic and rush to buy necessities. There are 6,200 branches throughout the country. Other retailers said suspension of operations by some manufacturers in flood-hit areas had also contributed to the shortages of food products and other consumer goods.
タイ国内のセブンイレブンの約270店が閉店する。在庫を補充するための供給が受けられないからだ。フランチャイズ業者のCP ALL PLcは火曜日にそう述べた。 この告示は、洪水がタイ人をパニックにし、生活必需品を買い求めたせいであると告げている。全国にセブンイレブンは6,200店舗ある。 洪水の被害地域が製造の操業を一時中止にしていることが、食品や他の消費物の不足に輪をかけている、と他の小売店はいう。
Floods close 283 bank branches Published: 25/10/2011 at 03:13 PM 洪水で銀行の283店舗が閉店する 午後3時13分 バンコクポストより
Thirteen commercial banks and a financial firm reported that they had temporary closed a total of 283 branches in flooded provinces, the Bank of Thailand reported on Tuesday. Of the total, 132 outlets are in Pathum Thani, 63 in Nonthaburi, 46 in Ayutthaya, 21 in Bangkok, 18 in Nakhon Sawan, and one each in Chai Nat, Lopburi and Uthai Thani.
House meeting on flood tomorrow Published: 25/10/2011 at 03:42 PM 国会が明日、洪水問題を議論するため開催される 午後3時42分 バンコクポストより
The House of Representatives will meet tomorrow for MPs to debate the flood crisis and efforts to combat it, first Deputy House Speaker Charoen Jankomol said on Tuesday. Mr Charoen said the planned House meeting on Oct 27 has been cancelled as the government has declared Oct 27-31 official holidays in 21 flooded provinces. The 21 provinces are Bangkok, Nakhon Pathom, Ayutthaya, Lop Buri, Sing Buri, Chachoengsao, Ang Thong, Nakhon Sawan, Chai Nat, Uthai Thani, Sukhothai, Phichit, Kamphaeng Phet, Pathum Thani, Nonthaburi, Saraburi, Nakhon Nayok, Prachin Buri, Suphan Buri, Samut Prakan and Tak. Tomorrow's House meeting will be from 1pm to 9pm.
Don Mueang airport closed Published: 25/10/2011 at 04:01 PM ドンムアン空港閉鎖する 午後4時01分 バンコクポストより
Airports of Thailand Co (AoT) has declared the closure of Don Mueang airport from 7pm today as northern runoff has flowed on to the runways and affected the lighting. The closure is for the sake of safety of passengers and aircraft, it said. Earlier today low-cost airline Nok Air, which operates flights to provinces from Don Mueang airport, announced the suspension of its air services from noon today. Orient Thai, another low-cost airline, has moved its flight base from Don Mueang to Suvarnabhumi airport, from 3pm today until further notice.