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  • 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 bringing no substantial benefit in terms of
  • 7 Dec 2018- 11:34 by Local Press Report CHON BURI Bangkok Post Officials are planning to lay an undersea pipe to pump water to Koh Lan, a scenic islet off Pattaya, in a fresh bid to solve the severe water shortage there. If the project is given the green light, several thousand local residents and
  • 4 Aug 2018- 06:58 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post Somkiat Prajamwong, secretary-general of the Office of the National Water Resources (ONWR), said a joint task force centre will be set up on August 3 at the Royal Irrigation Department with officials to analyse information on the
  • 25 Jan 2018- 08:10 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post Victoria's Secret Massage should brace for more legal trouble as police are now considering charging it for the unauthorised use of groundwater. Officials suspect the Bangkok-based parlour was illegally pumping water from a hole
  • 2 Nov 2017- 10:48 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation The Mekong rose dramatically yesterday (Wednesday) when China discharged a huge amount of water into Southeast Asia’s longest river. Chinese authorities made sure to give downstream countries advance notice – but it was only one day’s
  • 1 Nov 2017- 10:34 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday that the newly established National Water Resources Management Office would decide on important projects such as the construction of the Bang Ban-Bang Sai Canal and a canal linking the
  • 25 Jan 2017- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Bangkok, Thailand Thailand Prime Minister General Pravut Chan-o-cha has urged government agencies to reduce their water usage 10 percent. The PM announced that an initial water management plan will focus on the management of water consumption and flood
  • 16 Jan 2017- 04:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK More than half of the country's key natural waterways and reservoirs show fairly good to good water quality, according to the Pollution Control Department. PCD chief Jatuporn Buruspat on Saturday released the findings of a survey of the
  • 29 Sep 2016- 07:14 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Thai Visa News Deputy Prime Minister ACM Prajin Juntong has confirmed that the water situation is currently under control while promising due compensation for flood-affected agriculturists. Although precipitation remains high in northern parts of the
  • 12 Jul 2016- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE “Groundwater contamination is the biggest threat to humanity,” Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize Winner and Professor John Cherry stated categorically in his address to delegates at Singapore International Water Week. “We are in the middle of a water
  • 22 Jun 2016- 10:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha this week urged the public to continue efforts to conserve water, in line with the government’s water management plan. Speaking at the Thailand Sustainable Water Management Forum 2016, Prayut said
  • 26 May 2016- 08:50 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post The country's long-term water management projects might need to be adjusted for faster and more effective water distribution over the next year, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said during his Wednesday tour of the Lam Phra Ploeng
  • 23 May 2016- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Despite ongoing drought, Thailand has enough water to meet demand in the industrial sector, Ministry of Industry Dr. Atchaka Sibunruang said this week. Atchaka said that thanks to adequate groundwater sources and water stored in
  • 17 May 2016- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand’s Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation is taking steps to ensure that there is sufficient water supply throughout the country until July 30th. Director General Chatchai Phromlert said the department was checking
  • 16 May 2016- 10:28 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SINGAPORE In a forum at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore earlier this month, Kwanten Polytechnic University Professor Ross Pink offered his insights on key water issues in India and China, as well as other countries in Asia, and

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