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Bangkok Warned City Could Soon be Submerged

Bangkok is sinking. That is not in dispute. There is no firm consensus, however, on how long the metropolitan area, home to about 10 million people, can remain inhabitable. The National Reform Council (NRC), under Thailand's junta which runs the country, wants the government to establish a national committee to respond to scientists' warnings that Bangkok could be permanently underwater several decades from now. In a neighborhood alongside the Saen Saeb canal, built in the...

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