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The canals of Bangkok are getting a facelift with the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration confirming plans to renovate the waterways of the capital city. According to Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang, the BMA is working now on a 4.48-kilometre section of the Klong Phadung Krung Kasem canal, which runs a total length of 5.5 kilometres. The landscape renovation will begin with a 1.25 kilometres patch of land in Hua Lamphong along the canal, spanning from the Kaseatsuek Bridge to the Charoen Sawat Bridge. Construction will focus first on fixing the pavement running on the same side of the canal as the Hua […]

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And this is going to benefit those people who have no work and no income how ? Sounds like just another waste of money during the current crisis.


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26 minutes ago, Thaiger said:

The street will feature vendor stalls selling goods along the walking street and all will be required to take weekly Covid-19 tests to ensure safety.

Before any construction even begun, they're already on about covid19 tests....😂

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it's a great idea, i like walking and jogging along Saen Saep canal, you can also see that all boats are full, it's a cheap and traffic free transportations. Water is always smelly for the simple reason, there numerous "water gates" along the canal, AKA "we dump all storm water from Sukhumvit and Phetchaburi Rd here". Please is nice and good for transport, love this area


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On 10/10/2021 at 8:32 AM, AlexPTY said:

"water gates"

And all properties dumping there waste water into  the canal

I also love exercising next to Saen Saep and am there most days, but a few trees, paint and covid tests [555] won't do any big difference, if they don't start to clean the water by [much better] waste management. 


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28 minutes ago, Rain said:

It was too late 70-80 years ago. 

Ho hum..

Well not necessarily because in 70-80 years time, if the predictions are right, much of Bangkok will flooded much of the time anyway

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