Showing posts with label Thailand. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Thailand. Show all posts

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

All Thai boys, coach evacuated from cave

All Thai boys saved
All 12 boys and their football coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand after being trapped for 18 days, rescuers said on Tuesday.

Sunday, July 08, 2018

Operation to rescue stranded Thai football team from flooded cave begins

Operation to rescue stranded Thai football team
Rescuers in Thailand have kicked off an operation to pull 12 members of a junior football team and their coach from a flooded cave that they've been in for over two weeks, the head of the rescue mission has announced.

Friday, July 06, 2018

At least one dead, 53 missing in Thailand boats overturn

Thailand boats overturn
Thai rescuers have recovered the body of one tourist and are looking for another 53 people who went missing after two boats overturned off Phuket province on Thursday, according to local media.

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Rescuers race to free Thai cave boys as heavy rains forecast

Rescuers race to free Thai cave boys
Rescuers raced to pump water from a cave in northern Thailand as forecasted heavy rain threatened to complicate efforts to free a young soccer team found trapped for ten days.

Sunday, July 01, 2018

71st joint patrol on Mekong River completed

Mekong River delta
The 71st joint patrol on the Mekong River with law enforcement from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand was completed on Friday.

Monday, October 30, 2017

63rd joint patrol on Mekong River completed

Mekong River
The 63rd joint patrol on the Mekong River with law enforcers from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand was completed on Sunday.

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Floods in Thailand's Northeast Kill 23

Floods in Thailand
Heavy rains have brought some of the worst floods for years to Thailand's rural northeast where 23 people have died over the past month, officials said Wednesday.

Saturday, January 07, 2017

Death Toll in Thailand Floods Rises

The death toll in flash floods in the south of Thailand, which were caused by heavy rains, has climbed to 12.

Friday, January 06, 2017

Terribles inondations en Thaïlande: huit morts

Aéroport fermé en pleine saison touristique, routes coupées, villages inondés: le sud de la Thaïlande connaît depuis plusieurs jours des pluies torrentielles qui ont provoqué la mort de huit personnes.

Monday, December 05, 2016

Thailand's south hit by deadly floods

Heavy rain continues to cause flooding across southern Thailand after at least eight people lost their lives.

Friday, July 29, 2016

Thailand to ship 196 tonnes of hazardous waste back to Japan

Thai Department of Industrial Works Friday held an event to send more than 190 tonnes of electronic waste back to Japan, after seven containers of hazardous waste were seized two years ago.

Thursday, April 07, 2016

China doubles water release to help Vietnam

At the request of Vietnam, China has doubled the amount of water being discharged from the Jinghong Hydropower Station, which is in Southwest China's Yunnan province, to help alleviate the drought. The station is on the upper reaches of the river, which is known in China as the Lancang River.

Friday, April 01, 2016

Chinese Dams Blamed for Exacerbating Southeast Asian Drought

As China opened one of its six dams on the upper Mekong River last month to help parched Southeast Asian countries down river cope with a record drought, it was hailed as benevolent water diplomacy.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

China releasing water to Mekong River countries

China will discharge water from a dam to the lower reaches of the Mekong River to alleviate drought in Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam, the Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

'Worst haze in a decade' blankets S. Thailand

 Dense haze produced by Indonesian forest fires has caused some of the worst pollution levels in southern Thailand for a decade, officials said Thursday, delaying flights in an area popular with tourists.

Friday, October 16, 2015

Rising seas will drown mangrove forests

Mangrove forests around the Indo-Pacific region could be submerged by 2070, threatening fisheries, coastal protection and furthering climate change, researchers at the University of Queensland warn.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Tropical Storm Vamco drenches Vietnam

Tropical Storm Vamco may have been short-lived but it has made its presence felt across Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand.

Friday, May 22, 2015

Phuket Prays for Rain: Drought Will Become a Tap Water Crisis in 10 Days

 Parts of Phuket have almost run dry of tap water and the whole holiday island will be in a drought crisis if rain does not fall within 10 days, officials confirmed today.

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Severe flooding hits southeast Asia (Malaysia and Thailand among countries affected)


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Severe flooding has killed 13 people and left at least 180,000 displaced in Malaysia and neighbouring Thailand, officials said.

In Malaysia, rescue teams on Saturday were struggling to reach inundated areas in the northeast as victims accused the government of being slow to provide aid and assistance after the country's worst flooding in decades.

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