BANGKOK, Sept 10 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra insisted Monday that the appropriate government agencies have been working in unison for effective water management as they brace for floods in the rainy season.
BANGKOK, Sept 10 - Culture Minister Sukumol Kunplome admitted to having concern about a possible flood threat at historic sites in Ayutthaya, despite flood embankments being elevated to offer further protection.
BANGKOK, Sept 10 - Thai health officials are on alert for an outbreak of hantavirus—a rodent-borne illness—after a global warning to travellers by the World Health Organization.
BANGKOK, Sept 10 – The Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department warned of potential flooding in six Ayutthaya districts due to heavy rain and northern run-off.
BANGKOK, Sept 10 – Officials in the old capital of the Sukhothai kingdom were instructed Monday to urgently help flood-affected residents, and a flood prevention expert blamed the flood on a deteriorating wall, and not the flood management system.
Two hundred kilometers of seabed off Thailand’s southern provinces of Narathiwat and Pattani was once the rich source of fishes which had fed more than 150,000 fishermen and their family members.
VLADIVOSTOK, Sept 8 -- Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday affirmed Thailand's support for APEC's role on trade and investment expansion in the Pacific Rim and the integration under free trade agreements which would lead to the formation of a Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific (FTAAP).
LUMPHUN, Sept 9 - Heavy rain in the northern province of Lamphun has obstructed filling in a sinkhole under the main rail line between Lamphun and Chiang Mai, leaving Lamphun-Chiang Mai without rail service.
BANGKOK, Sept 9 - More than half the Bangkokians surveyed believed the government's water drill last week can help prevent future floods in the capital, according to a new Bangkok University Poll (BU Poll).
LAMPANG, Sept 9 – Thailand’s northern province of Lampang declared seven districts disaster zones from flashfloods on Sunday.