January 2007

Cobra Swamp Is Reclaiming Bangkok's Showpiece Airport

From The TimesJanuary 30, 2007Cobra Swamp is reclaiming Bangkok’s showpiece airport                     Andrew Drummond in Bangkok Bangkok’s showpiece international airport, opened last year, appears to be sinking into the swamp on which it was built. The city’s old airport will have to be reopened and some flights diverted there.The $4 billion (£205 million) Suvarnabhumi airport was opened […]

Two Died As Bomb Blasts Hit New Year Celebrations In Bangkok

From The TimesJanuary 1, 2007Two die as bomb blasts hit new year celebrations in Bangkok•  British tourists among the injured•  Nine explosions across the Thai capitalAndrew Drummond in BangkokTerrorists brought carnage to Bangkok’s new year celebrations last night with a series of bombings that started early in the evening and ended at the stroke of […]