chapter  8
34 Pages

Trouble with Traffic

The effects of rapid urbanisation on Bangkok, Thailand *
WithAnuchat Poungsomlee, Helen Ross, Rob Wiseman

Bangkok is the capital of the South-East Asian country Thailand. It is home to 7–8 million people, and is the seat of the country’s government and national administration; the bulk of the country’s industry and trade; and virtually all of Thailand’s telecommunications, higher education, public welfare and social services.