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It’s a widely quoted truism that residents of Bangkok lost eight days of their lives last year, stuck in traffic. So it comes as no surprise that a congestion charge is being suggested. Unbelievably, this would make Bangkok only the second major city in Asia with such a charge. Proposed fees range from 50 baht (US$1.30) to 120 baht across the city. Bangkok has terrible traffic, ranked the world’s 11th worst in 2019. Things were much improved during lockdowns, but it’s back to usual now, and that’s bad. Then there’s the air pollution, with unhealthy readings persisting for weeks at […]

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The capital has been rated as the 48th most polluted city in the country.  (or do they mean world)

Or are there 47 other cities in Thailand that are dirtier than Bangkok?

Definitely hope that is an error, if not I'm leaving.🤣🤣

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It's a stealth tax that will do nothing to cut pollution just like in London . Slash burning in  and poor air circulation  causes Bangkoks poor air quality  .


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