Is it time to relocate Thailand’s capital city?

We asked our readers in last week’s web poll whether Thais should consider moving their capital city away from flood-exposed Bangkok.

Is it time to relocate Thailand’s capital city?
Yingluck to the rescue...?

The centre of Bangkok has escaped the floods for now, but in the long term, Thailand’s capital is fighting a losing battle against the water that surrounds it. The city is just 30 kilometres from the sea and lies on a swamp in the middle of a river basin that drains an area the size of Florida.

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