///// Thailand / Workers catch 3.000 fish in the flooded abandoned New World shopping centre in Bangkok /////


In 1997, Thailand’s supreme court ordered the demolition of a seven-storey extension of the shopping centre when it was revealed the developers only had permission to construct a four-storey building.

The demolition left a roofless four-storey structure. Over the years, rain turned the ground floor of the mall into a pond – an ideal breeding ground for mosquitoes.

People living near the shopping centre released fish into the pond to take care of the mosquito problem.

Veera Watcharagoneyotine, director of a fishery, estimated there were about 3,000 fish in the shopping centre, mostly mango fish, catfish and striped catfish.

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// Publicado en el periódico INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TIMES
// + info 
// via Luis Pancorbo

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