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  • 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
  • 7 Mar 2016- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand is planning to conduct cloud-seeding operations this month, focused on adding more water to the country’s four main dams-- Bhumibhon, Sirikit, Kwae Noi and Pasak-- General Lersak Riewtrakulpaiboon, the head of Thailand’s
  • 30 Sep 2015- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thailand’s Cabinet on September 30th allocated $19.8 million USD for two projects to cope with anticipated drought in 2016, government spokesman Major Sansern Kaewkamnerd said. The first project, with a budget of $16.6 million USD,
  • 17 Sep 2015- 11:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Thai Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered the military to start building 30 more “kaem ling” (literally, monkey cheek) water retention areas in order to ease water scarcity, government spokesman Major General Sansern
  • 15 Jul 2015- 10:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand The Thai government this week decided to cut releases from four major dams in the country’s Central Plains region. The dams in question include the Bhumibol, Sirikit, Kaew Noi Bam Roong Dan and Pa Sak Jolasid, all in the Chao Phraya
  • 26 Jun 2015- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand Despite improvements in some parts of the country, drought is still affecting 7,000 communities in 20 provinces in Thailand, according to the Thai Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM). Earlier this month, DDPM had
  • 31 Jul 2014- 09:15 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Sun Daily Thailand and four Mekong River Basin countries have adopted the first action plan of a cooperation agreement with South Korea for the next three years, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported. The action plan was endorsed at the 4th Mekong-South