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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Thailand Experts Say Water Management Tools No Longer Effective

    31 Aug 2018- 06:54 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation At a seminar on water management, held on August 28 at the Engineering Institute of Thailand, experts admitted that it was getting tough to manage water following traditional methods. Sompop Such ...

    Local Press Report - 08/31/2018 - 06:54

  6. Nine Water Resource Development Programs Announced For 2019

    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 announce ...

    Local Press Report - 07/22/2018 - 08:12

  7. Thai PM: New Agency Will Invest in Flood Drainage

    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 Ban ...

    Local Press Report - 11/01/2017 - 10:34

  8. Six Provinces Warned of Rising Water After Dam Release

    23 Oct 2017- 12:00 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Thai PBS Continuous rain during the past week over Uttaradit, Sukhothai, Tak, Phitsanulok, Phetchabun and Kamphaeng Phet provinces caused the water volumes in the Ping and Nan river basins to have increased ...

    Local Press Report - 10/23/2017 - 12:14

  9. No Merger for Thai Agencies

    14 Aug 2017- 08:27 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha is planning to exercise his special powers under Article 44 to restructure water-related agencies – but not to merge them. Thailand has had several water- ...

    Local Press Report - 08/14/2017 - 08:27

  10. Thailand Tourist Water Tax

    30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand A Thai government ministry has announced plans to levy a fee for wastewater treatment from visiting tourists to help fund new treatment facilities. "Without an attempt to enhance treatme ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  11. Thai PM Urges 10 Percent Reduction in Government Water Use

    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 th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/25/2017 - 11:43

  12. Thailand's Supplies Rated Mostly 'Good'

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/16/2017 - 04:54

  13. Mekong Governments, Business and Communities Must Cooperate on River for the Sake of the Economy

    10 Nov 2016- 13:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BANGKOK, Thailand The economic dependency of the Greater Mekong region on the Mekong River is explored in a report launched today at the 2016 Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and Energy. The new WWF report ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2016 - 13:14

  14. Thailand: Water Hyacinth May Feed Biofuel Boom

    24 Oct 2016- 08:21 by Local Press Report BANGKOK Bangkok Post A Thai researcher has succeeded in producing ethanol from water hyacinth and is aiming to develop the technology needed to commercialise the fuel. The discovery is one day expected to cut the p ...

    Local Press Report - 10/24/2016 - 08:21

  15. Thailand Authorities Told to Prevent Marine Life Deaths

    13 Oct 2016- 09:17 by Local Press Report BANGKOK The Nation Academics have urged authorities to focus on solving water pollution problems to prevent future mass die-offs of aquatic animals. Dr Nantarika Chansue, head of the Veterinary Medical Aquatic Anim ...

    Local Press Report - 10/13/2016 - 09:17

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