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Cabinet informed of the progress on elevated dam constructions in Chao...

BANGKOK, 5 September 2012 – The Cabinet has acknowledged some progress on the construction of elevated dams in the Chao Phraya and the...

Cabinet approved TOR to bolster water management plan in Thailand

BANGKOK, 12 June 2012 -The Cabinet has today approved in principle the draft of the Terms of Reference (TOR), which determines how Thailand...

Science Minister: Floods caused by inefficient water management

BANGKOK, 15 May 2012  – The Science and Technology Minister has admitted that inefficient water resources management is the root to the country’s...

Energy for Environment Center urges Thailand to brace for drought and...

BANGKOK, 12 March 2012  - The Energy for Environment Center has expressed concerns that Thailand will likely face a higher risk of drought...

EGAT discharges water from major dams as planned

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN, March 4 – The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) has discharged water from Bhumibol and Sirikit dams in line...

NESDB: Most factories have recovered from flood

BANGKOK, 28 February 2012  – Having recovered from the flood, most factories have resumed operations, except for the electronics and automotive groups which...

Disaster expert advises govt to construct dams around Gulf of Thailand

BANGKOK, 24 February 2012 - A disaster expert has advised the government to construct dams around the Gulf of Thailand, from Chachoengsao province to...

Flood committee to propose building of five new dams

BANGKOK, 17 February 2012 - The Strategic Committee for Water Resources Management (SCWRM) has prepared to propose to the Cabinet the construction of...

Government’s water discharges cause Ayutthaya flood: Agriculture Ministry

BANGKOK, Feb 8 – Thailand’s Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry on Wednesday admitted that the current flood in Sena district of Ayutthaya resulted from...

PM orders water discharge for rainy season readiness

BANGKOK, Jan 31 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Tuesday said she has instructed the Irrigation Department to speed up the water...

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