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Posted Mon Oct 10 2011: from Reuters:
Deadly Thai Floods Close Factories, Threaten Bangkok
Nearly 200 factories, including one run by Japanese car maker Honda Motor Co Ltd, closed in the central Thai province of Ayutthaya because of flooding, which could threaten Bangkok this week, officials said on Sunday. About 261 people have died since late July in flood-related incidents, the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation said..."All 198 factories at Rojana have to be closed because the water is about 5.1 meters high," Industry Minister Wannarat Channukul told Reuters.
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'Doc Jim says:
Sad about the people, but I am a wreck about the poor factories!

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