Plodprasop Suraswadi

BANGKOK, 17 November 2013 The ruling Pheu Thai Party has confirmed that there will neither be cabinet shakeup nor dissolution of parliament in order to end the political deadlock. 
BANGKOK, Nov 16 – The Democrat Party has petitioned the Senate, seeking to impeach Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and two Cabinet members for corruption and violations of the law.

Thailand flooding situation improving

Wednesday, 09 October 2013 14:26
BANGKOK, Oct 8 -- Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi said on Tuesday that the flooding situation in many areas of Thailand is controllable and starting to improve.

DPM: Overall flooding situation is not worrisome

Saturday, 28 September 2013 13:49
BANGKOK, 28 September 2013 Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi said the overall flooding situation in Thailand is not worrisome as 2 major dams are still capable of holding up to 10 billion cubic meters of water.
BANGKOK, 21 September 2013 Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has reaffirmed that Thailand will not encounter flooding this year despite continuous heavy rainfall. 
BANGKOK, 15 September 2013 The Strategic Committee on Water and Flood Management will request 180 million baht from the Cabinet to arrange public hearings in provinces to be affected by the government’s 350-billion-baht water management projects. 
BANGKOK, 13 September 2013 Thailand has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Japan on flood warning system, while an approval for a 38-million-baht budget will be sought from the cabinet. 
BANGKOK, 9 July 2013 The Water and Flood Management Committee and relevant units are expected to begin to conduct public hearings on the government’s 350-billion-baht water management program next month following the Administrative Court’s ruling last week. 
The government will conduct an environmental health impact assessment (EHIA) for the mega water management project as ruled by the Administrative Court, a senior official said.
BANGKOK, June 28 – The government will conduct an environmental health impact assessment (EHIA) for the mega water management project as ruled by the Administrative Court, a senior official said today.
BANGKOK, June 25 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday instructed her foreign minister to discuss with ASEAN counterparts to respond to the Indonesian haze crisis which is now expanding to several member countries.
BANGKOK, 19 June 2013– The Cabinet has approved the plan to borrow 340 billion baht for the implementation of sustainable water management project, and endorsed the toning down of price quotations between the government and the private companies that will be handling the construction work. 
BANGKOK, 29 April 2013  Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has turned his focus on tackling the problem of coastal erosion in Samut Prakan Province. 

Early rain improves drought situation

Monday, 15 April 2013 10:56
BANGKOK, 14 April 2013 - Chairman of the National Water Resources and Flood Policy Committee Plodprasop Suraswadi predicts that this year’s drought will not be severe as the rainy season begins early. Artificial rains will be conducted for farmers who grow in-season rice. 
BANGKOK, 5 April 2013 The Water and Flood Management Commission (WFMC) is proposing a budget of 11 billion baht for the tree-planting project which is aimed at preventing future floods. 
BANGKOK, 28 March 2013 Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has assured Thais of the 350-billion-baht flood prevention project that the government is working with United States officials. 
BANGKOK, 10 FEBRUARY 2013  Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has revealed that a number of large dams and reservoirs will be constructed in various parts of the country, in an effort to help the government efficiently manage water supply and prevent future flood problems.
CHIANG RAI, 3 FEBRUARY 2013  Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has been following up on the efforts to control and prevent the haze problem in Thailand’s northern region. 
LAMPANG, Feb 3 – Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi ordered northern provinces to take smog and forest fire problems seriously over a 80-day period when the problem could worsen.
BANGKOK, Dec 19 – Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi was indicted in the Criminal Court today for illegally exporting 100 Bengal tigers to China in 2002 when he was director general of the Royal Forestry Department.
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