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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
  • 6 Dec 2018- 09:04 by Local Press Report PHI PHI ISLANDS Time Just days after Thailand’s world renowned Phi Phi Islands were praised for their environmental recovery, new details have emerged about the drinking water crisis in the holiday archipelago. A research team from Thailand’s Kasetsart
  • 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
  • 24 Jul 2018- 09:27 by OOSKAnews Correspondent VIENTIANE, Laos Updated: July 26 The July 23 collapse of a hydroelectric dam in southeastern Laos left at least 27 people dead, more than 130 missing missing and thousands homeless according to state media. Lao authorities have ordered closer monitoring
  • 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
  • 4 Jun 2018- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANILA, Philippines The President of Manila Water last week announced the company's intention to grow its portfolio in Southeast Asia to 10 Percent of total revenue from the current 5 to 6 Percent (ABS-CBN) Manila Water is currently active in
  • 6 Mar 2018- 09:00 by Local Press Report CHIANG RAI Bangkok Post Local civic groups will seek help from Friends of Nature (FON), a renowned conservation group in China, for its campaign against dam projects on the Mekong River. Rak Chiang Khong, local conservation group based in Chiang Rai province
  • 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
  • 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

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