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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...

Chinese dams blamed for exacerbating Southeast Asian drought

Hanoi, Vietnam (AP) - As China opened one of its six dams on the upper Mekong River last month to help parched Southeast Asian...

Nong Khai to pump Mekong River water for drought irrigation

NONG KHAI – Water pumps are being installed to allocate water from Mekong River to provide more water for consumption to the drought affected...

Tourism Authority organizes long-distance bike race along Mekong River

BANGKOK - The Tourism and Sports Ministry is organizing a long-distance bike race along Mekong River as part of a ''Mekong cyclists'' tournament. Tourism...

Thailand, Laos to hold wide-ranging talks on cooperation

  BANGKOK, May 15 – Thailand and Laos will hold a joint cabinet retreat (JCR) this weekend to discuss bilateral cooperation including building two...

About 40 Siamese rosewood logs worth Bt3 mln seized in Nakhon...

NAKHON PHANOM, May 13--- Forty-one Siamese rosewood logs estimated to be worth Bt3 million were confiscated on the banks of the Mekong River...

Chinese market likes Thai leeches, earthworms, geckos

NAKHON PHANOM, Oct 1 – A small village in this northeastern Thai province is cashing in on odd ‘products’ from the soil making...

Gen Yutthasak demands further proof in Nor Kham’s allegations

BANGKOK, 21 September 2012  - Following Nor Kham’s allegations of Thai soldiers’ involvement in the massacre of Chinese sailors in the Mekong River last...

Nan: New Gateway to Laos

Will anyone disagree when we say North Thailand is the region that is richest in culture and tradition? Probably...

Water level continues to rise in Mekong River

Bangkok, July 30 2012  – Water level has been rising continuously in the Mekong River, Chiang Rai province. More than 1,000 rais of...

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New Army Commander issues policy in Pattani

Pattani - Royal Thai Army Commander Gen Apirat Kongsompong has led a delegation to review the work of agencies operating in the southern region...

PM says World Economic Forum improves Thailand’s standing in competitiveness index

Bangkok - Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha has voiced satisfaction that Thailand rose to 38th among 140 countries with a score of 67.5 out...

Stormy weather still wreaking havoc across the nation

Yala – Heavy rain has continued to cause damage and loss of life in Thailand, with a major landslide reported in Betong, in Yala...

Zika outbreak in northern India state exceeds 100 cases

New Delhi (AP) — The number of Zika virus cases has crossed 100 in Rajasthan, a state in northern India where palaces and forts...

Norwegian hero Roenneberg who blew up Nazi plant dies at 99

Copenhagen, Denmark (AP) — Norway on Monday mourned World War II saboteur Joachim Roenneberg, who headed a five-man team that daringly blew up a...

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