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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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The removal of the Dolphin Roundabout has been put on hold following public opposition.

Dolphin Roundabout replacement shelved

The removal of the Dolphin Roundabout has been put on hold following public opposition. Pattaya Mayor Anan Charoen­chasri said at a Sept. 12 city council...

Female hippo at Dusit Zoo celebrates 51st birthday

Bangkok - A female hippopotamus at Dusit Zoo on Friday celebrated her 51st birthday anniversary with specially provided treats. The birthday girl, Mae Mali, was...

Japan Idol group appointed as Thailand’s tourism ambassador

Tokyo, Japan - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has appointed a Japanese Idol group as Thailand's tourism ambassador to help increase the number...

Police to file case against former NOB officials by Sept 26

Bangkok – The police have confirmed they will submit a graft case involving former government officials of the National Office of Buddhism (NOB) to...

Agriculture Min launches large-scale farming campaign in Chonburi

Chonburi - The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has launched a large-scale farming campaign in Chonburi province, hoping to increase the quality of Thai...

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