The Department of Health Service Support has dispatched emsert teams to Chumphon province to monitor service support systems of four main hospitals including Pathiew Hospital, Lang Suan Hospital, Thungtako Hospital and Lalae Hospitals, and protect flood risk areas.

The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand has confirmed that the southern industrial estate area in Songkhla province is unaffected by the floods, as the estate is situated on high grounds.

The Prime Minister will visit the Southern region to inspect the flooding situation on 26 January, urging government agencies to provide assistance and relief to the flood affected public as soon as possible.

TAT and the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration will be organizing the Thailand Tourism Festival 2017 from 25 - 29 January 2017 at Lumpini Park, Bangkok. The event will be divided into 10 zones and will feature local food and OTOP products nationwide.

The Embassy of Thailand in Malaysia and the Malaysian immigration authorities assisted 12 Thai women from southern border after being duped into entering the country to become beggars before being detained. The women have arrived in Thailand and are now under the care of the Southern Border Provinces Administrative Organization.

The BMA is inviting Bangkokians to a Big Cleaning Day at Sanam Luang from midnight of 19 January until 21 January 2017. To register or inquire for more information, please call 1555.

The MRTA will close some traffic lanes at Lad Prao intersection from late January to give way for the construction of a metro line. The traffic will not be completely shut down as opposed to rumors.

SRT southbound trains can now run to Su-ngai Kolok as normal while trains between Khaon Chumthong and Nakhon Sri Thammarat are still suspended due to rail track repairs which will take a few days. Transfers for train passengers to buses will no longer be provided as substitute at Thung Song Junction.

The floodwater level in urban area, Chalerm Phrakiat, Hua Sai, Chian Yai and Pak Panang districts of Nakhon Sri Thammarat is now at 20-30 centimeters high. The situation is expected to return to normal within one week.

Nakhon Pathom province is inviting the general public to an orchids and flowers festival from19 January to 22 January at Suvarnabhumi Orchids Garden, Kampaeng Saen district, Nakhon Pathom.

SRT southbound trains can now run to Su-ngai Kolok as normal while trains between Khaon Chumthong and Nakhon Sri Thammarat are still suspended due to rail track repairs which will take a few days.

The floodwater level in urban area, Chalerm Phrakiat, Hua Sai, Chian Yai and Pak Panang districts of Nakhon Si Thammarat is now at 20-30 centimeters high. The situation is expected to return to normal within one week.

The Revenue Department is applying Promptpay, a modern, prompt service to provide a tax rebate and save the taxpayer's time. Besides, cash donations for southern flood victims can be distributed via Promptpay.

Regarding the rapid spread of false information about Ladprao - Phahon Yothin Intersection to be closed to traffic in late January for metro construction, the Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA) has clarified that only some lanes of the multi-lane roads will be closed, and the intersection will remain open.

The BMA is inviting Bangkok residents to a Big Cleaning Day at Sanam Luang from midnight of 19 January until 21 January 2017. To register or inquire for more information, please call 1555.

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