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Thai Opposition Wants More for Flood Relief

Thailand’s former prime minister added to growing criticism of his successor over her administration’s flood response, saying Wednesday that the government should postpone some promised populist measures to free up money for flood recovery. Abhisit Vejjajiva, whose party lost to …

Thai Flood Holdouts Complicate Relief Efforts

There’s no food left for sale anywhere near Thipawan Pipatkul’s house. In fact, there’s not much of her house left above the surface now that the fetid black waters have poured in. Yet, like thousands in Bangkok’s flood zones, she’s …