Thailand, Japan Sign Flood Warning Agreement

13 Sep 2013 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BANGKOK, Thailand

The Thai and Japanese governments signed an agreement this week on an early flood warning system.The goal is to increase Japanese investors’ confidence in Thailand following the devastating floods two years ago that killed hundreds of people and caused billions of dollars in damage.Thailand’s Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi, who is also chairman of the Water and Natural Disaster Management Committee, said Japan had expressed concerns over flooding in the nation because many Japanese companies operate in Thailand. To allay these concerns, Thailand will link its real-time national disaster warning system with that of Japan’s, he said...

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