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  1. Conservationists Seek UN Intervention To Protect Forest Watershed Against Quarry Project

    20 Aug 2019- 11:44 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Conservationists on Monday submitted a letter to the United Nations calling for protection in their campaign against a limestone quarry project in Phatthalung province. They made the move after ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2019 - 11:44

  2. Bangkok Hospital Declares Water Shortage Emergency

    13 Aug 2019- 04:44 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Surin Hospital declared an emergency on Friday, saying it was receiving only 10% of the water it requires to provide normal services, as the province continues to suffer from a severe drought. ...

    Local Press Report - 08/13/2019 - 04:44

  3. Activists Blame Xayaburi Dam For Mekong Basin Crisis

    30 Jul 2019- 06:51 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Thailand Though dam operator CK Power PCL has strongly denied it is storing water in Laos' Xayaburi Dam’s reservoir and causing an extraordinary reduction of water levels downstream, hydrolo ...

    Local Press Report - 07/30/2019 - 06:53

  4. Thailand Seeks Urgent Solutions To Address Imminent Water Crisis

    24 Jul 2019- 08:35 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post Prime Minster Prayut Chan-o-cha will be asked to approve seven urgent measures to deal with the looming water scarcity in 20 northern and northeastern provinces. The solutions, part of the nati ...

    Local Press Report - 07/24/2019 - 08:35

  5. Thailand Authorities Address Historically Low Mekong Water Levels

    22 Jul 2019- 07:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand's Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) has admitted that the Thai government can not directly mitigate the recent drop in Mekong River water levels, but looked to the resum ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/22/2019 - 07:19

  6. Thailand PM Hails Success Of Water Management Investment Program

    23 Jun 2019- 08:07 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post The government's "active investment" on water management has been successful in limiting drought damage to local communities and saving people from flooding in the rainy seas ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2019 - 08:07

  7. Asia Pacific Region Unlikely To Hit Any SDG Target By 2030

    3 Jun 2019- 15:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand None of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will be met by Asian countries by the 2030 target date, according to a new UN report. The claim came at the launch of a 2019 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/03/2019 - 15:56

  8. Commission Seeks Durable Solutions To Mekong River Challenges

    25 May 2019- 07:00 by OOSKAnews Info BANGKOK, Thailand The Mekong River Commission (MRC) held its 7th Regional Stakeholder Forum in Bangkok the week of May 20. The multi-stakeholder group focused on the achievements and lessons learned in cooperating on c ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 05/25/2019 - 07:00

  9. Thailand Minister Says China Will Not Blow Up Mekong River Islets

    11 Mar 2019- 05:59 by Local Press Report BANGKOK South China Morning Post China has agreed to drop a plan to clear rocky outcrops and islets in the upper reaches of the Mekong River over deep concerns from downstream countries, Thai Foreign Minister Don P ...

    Local Press Report - 05/05/2019 - 08:11

  10. Thais Warned Of Summer Water Shortage Prospect

    12 Feb 2019- 12:44 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Winter in Thailand will be over next week, the Meteorological Department announced yesterday. Even though the smog problem is expected to improve nationwide once winter ends, the arrival of summe ...

    Local Press Report - 02/12/2019 - 12:44

  11. Thailand Government Re-commits To Dams Strategy

    25 Jan 2019- 06:52 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Thailand clearly has faith in its traditional water-management system to cope with extreme weather brought on by climate change. However, environmentalists warn that instead of relieving the nega ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2019 - 06:52

  12. Thailand Seeks Sacred Water Sources For Coronation Rituals

    22 Jan 2019- 08:51 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Khao Sod More than 100 water sources throughout Thailand are being evaluated for use in the royal coronation, the government said Tuesday. Officials are visiting 107 rivers, streams and rivulets to see whic ...

    Local Press Report - 01/22/2019 - 08:51

  13. Thailand States Must Find Their Own Water Project Funding

    20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post The Finance Ministry and the Budget Bureau have been ordered to find funding for state-initiated water management projects over the next five years, as the annual fiscal budget is unlikely ...

    Local Press Report - 12/20/2018 - 12:33

  14. Thailand Dam May Intensify Conflict

    20 Dec 2018- 12:33 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Academics warn that a dam newly approved for southern Nakhon Si Thammarat province will intensify conflicts between citizens and the authorities and destroy a bountiful forest ecosystem, while br ...

    Local Press Report - 12/20/2018 - 12:33

  15. 20-Year Master Plan For Thailand Water Management

    7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The 20-year master plan for the country's water management system is expected to win approval by the national committee on water resources on Dec 19 after which it will be implemented, Depu ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2018 - 11:34

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