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Four factors blamed for flooding problem in Bangkok

Four factors are blamed for the seemingly insoluble flooding in Bangkok every time the capital city is lashed with widespread torrential rains. The heavy rains...

Provincial bodies given urgent orders to deal with flooding

The Ministry of Interior has issued an urgent order to provincial governors and relevant agencies to set water management plans with an emphasis on...

Man drowns after truck swept into a stream

A man drowned behind the wheel of his pick-up truck which was swept by strong currents into a raging stream in Muang district of...

Embankment collapse causes Sukhothai flood

Collapse of the left side of the embankment of the Yom river has been blamed for causing flooding in downtown Sukhothai, Suthep Noipairote, director-general...

North Korea mobilizes after floods kill at least 133

Tokyo (AP) — North Korea is mobilizing to deal with a disastrous flood that killed more than 130 people, destroyed tens of thousands of...

Mekong River level cause for concern in Nong Khai

Nong Khai province has reported a sudden rise in the level of the Mekong River with concerns it will continue to escalate. The Nong Khai...

Ganges overflows its banks in Indian holy town

Varanasi, India (AP) — As the mighty Ganges River overflowed its banks this past week following heavy monsoon rains, large parts of the Hindu...

Pattaya declared flood disaster zone, help underway

CHON BURI, 17 September 2015  – The Ministry of the Interior has imposed flood emergency regulations in the beach resort town of Pattaya in...

PM instructs urgent help for flood victims

BANGKOK, Oct 6 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today expressed concern over the flood situation in Prachin Buri and Chai Nat provinces and...

Pattaya mapping master plan for flood control

Deluged by chronic flooding and the public complaints that stem from it, Pattaya officials have begun drafting a master plan to deal with water-drainage...

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19 arrested in pub, karaoke raids

PATTAYA - Banglamung authorities and Pattaya police arrested 19 people in raids on a pub and karaoke club operating after hours. Assistant District Chief Rattadol...

Thailand celebrates Earth Day 2018

Bangkok - The Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment celebrated Earth Day 2018 on Sunday to raise awareness of environmental protection and to...

Summer storms to reach Thailand this week

Bangkok - A high-pressure system from China is on its way into upper Thailand and the South China Sea this week and will cause...

Border crossings handle large volume of returning Cambodians

Chantaburi - Cambodian migrant laborers who returned home for the Songkran holiday have continued to cross back into Thailand to return to work with...

Thailand Post expects business growth at 30bn baht

Bangkok - Thailand Post has predicted its business value will increase to 30 billion baht this year and the value of e-commerce business of...

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