Uthai Thani

About 50 employees of a northeast Thailand sub-district visited Pattaya as part of a junket to the Eastern Seaboard to study management and administrative processes.

Thai celebrants out in full force for New Year

Saturday, 29 December 2012 11:02
BANGKOK, Dec 29 – Leading tourist attractions nationwide are mostly booked, filled with New Year's celebrants, while many people are leaving the capital or their home towns for the holidays.
CHAINAT, 13 June 2012 – On her tour to inspect flood prevention progress, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra listened to progress and problems from the governors of six provinces in the middle stream of the floodway. 

DDPM: Droughts ease up in 8 provinces

Thursday, 31 May 2012 11:33
BANGKOK, 30 May 2012 - The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) reports that droughts have ended in 8 provinces while 43 other provinces remain on the drought-affected list. 
BANGKOK, April 27-- Amid the the Thai capital’s current extreme hot weather, the country’s oldest zoo, the Dusit Zoo, also known as Khao Din, has been spraying water and stepping up measures to cool off the animals, according to a zoo veterinarian.
BANGKOK, 17 February 2012 - The Strategic Committee for Water Resources Management (SCWRM) has prepared to propose to the Cabinet the construction of five new dams to contain 1.8 billion cubic meters of water. 
BANGKOK, Jan 6 – Global Tiger Initiative partners on Friday launched hands-on training for wildlife conservation professionals from national parks and protected areas in Southeast Asia with new patrolling technologies part of larger effort to protect tigers and other wildlife in the region.

Thai PM: 2012 GDP likely to grow 4.5-5.5%

Friday, 11 November 2011 10:42
BANGKOK, Nov 9 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Wednesday said the country's economic growth next year could expand within the range of 4.5- 5.5 per cent thanks to the government's post-flood rehabilitation plan which would play a key role in driving the economic recovery.
BANGKOK, 31 October 2011  - According to the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), there have been 26 provinces which are affected by floods including Bangkok, Nakhon Sawan, Lop Buri, Suphan Buri and Uthai Thani whereas Sukhothai and Kamphaeng Phet have been dry already....
BANGKOK, 25 October 2011  – The Cabinet has granted permission to agencies in flood-affected areas nationwide to take days off during 27-31 October when the flood situation is expected to become severe.
BANGKOK, Oct 11 -- Thailand’s export growth in the fourth quarter is likely to drop by 1.4 per cent to 17.8 per cent from the earlier projected 19.2 per cent, according to Att Pisanwanit, Director of the Center for International Trade Studies (ITS) of the...
BANGKOK, Sept 26 – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has ordered short-term measures to resolve flood problems across the country as the National Disaster Warning Centre warned of likely heavy rain in the Northeast as two tropical storms approach the region.
BANGKOK, Sept 20 - Thailand's Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation on Wednesday reported flooding is ongoing in 24 provinces and that total fatalities have now hit 130 persons, with two persons still missing since the country was majorly impacted by tropical storm Nock-Ten on...
BANGKOK, Sept 18 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinwatra on Sunday presided over a ceremony to send off relief caravan from Government House to aid flood victims in Ang Thong, Ayutthaya and Uthai Thani provinces before she proceeded to inspect the flood situation in Nonthaburi.
BANGKOK, Sept 12- Thailand's centre for the administration of flood situation on Monday warned local residents in river basins in 35 provinces to beware of forest-runoff and flash flooding due to heavy rains today and tomorrow.