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  • 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 key conservationist Ekkachai Isaratha,
  • 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, hydrological information cited by Montree
  • 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 resumption of upstream dam discharge to replenish
  • 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 season, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says.
  • 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 SDG Progress Report at the 75th session of
  • 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 cross-border issues under the aegis of the
  • 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
  • 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
  • 22 Jul 2018- 08:12 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Thailand's water resources management board (water board) will spend Bt69 billion on nine water-resource development projects next year, Deputy Prime Minister Chatchai Sarikulya has announced; more than 300 projects will be
  • 7 Jul 2018- 07:55 by OOSKAnews Info BANGKOK, Thailand At a seminar on “The Sustainable Development of Water Resources” at Chulalongkorn University, Chinese experts on the social effects of hydropower development on the Mekong River met opposition from Thai academics who argued that locals lose more
  • 20 Feb 2018- 10:21 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post City Hall is speeding up its ambitious plans to prevent chronic flooding by building underground “water banks” and water retention areas. The construction of five water banks, with the capacity to hold up to 27,030 cubic metres of water,
  • 7 Feb 2018- 10:00 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Bangkok Post The cabinet Tuesday approved a water development plan for the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) and infrastructure projects in the eastern region worth 33.5 billion baht for fiscal 2018. Access Innovation, Infrastructure &
  • 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

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