BALI, Nov 17 – Leaders of the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Thursday issued a joint statement at the initiative of Thailand on cooperation in flood prevention, mitigation, relief, recovery and rehabilitation in response to natural disaster in the region.
AYUTTHAYA, Nov 16 - The flooded Hi-Tech Industrial Estate here is expected to resume operations following natural drainage and pumping by Nov 25.
BANGKOK, Nov 16 – Twenty Pheu Thai MPs signed their names to an urgent motion to ask Parliament to set up an extraordinary committee to conduct a feasibility study on relocation of Thailand’s capital, said Sathaporn Maneerat, ruling Pheu Thai party MP for Lamphun.
BANGKOK, Nov 16 - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday advised Thailand to learn from the current flood crisis and transform the lessons into measures for future prevention.
BANGKOK, Nov 16 -- The flood situation in Bangkok is gradually improving as the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is confident that if there is no added water inflow from the north of Bangkok, the Lat Phrao five-way intersection would be dry at the weekend, according to Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra.
SONGKHLA, Nov 16 – A representative from the Malaysian government on Wednesday presented flood relief supplies valued Bt18 million (about US$600,000), to a senior Thai military officer in Hat Yai district of this southern border province for flood victims relief.
BANGKOK, Nov 17 -- US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday announced that the US would help Thailand fight massive flooding and pledged to help the government to restore the totally flooded Don Mueang Airport.
BANGKOK, Nov 15 – Thailand’s Cabinet on Tuesday approved a debt moratorium for farmers and low-income earners with outstanding debts lower than Bt500,000, according to Deputy Finance Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom.
BANGKOK, Nov 14 - Leading Japanese automakers on Monday announced the partial resumption of production in Thailand after being forced to halt operations for over a month due to the country's worst flooding in decades, which disrupted their parts supply.
BANGKOK, Nov 15 – Thailand’s Democrat Party led-opposition prepared to launch an impeachment process against several ministers and members of parliament for mismanagement in handling the country’s flood crisis, with the names of those targeted to be disclosed later this week, according to the opposition's chief whip Jurin Laksanawisit.