• Thu, 21 Mar 2019 18:53
    Storm batters Bangkok
    A summer storm on Thursday afternoon swiftly passed through Bangkok's Lak Si and Don Muang, leaving some damage, including toppled small trees on Soi Vibhavadi 60, clogged flooding and an under-construction Vibhavadi-Rangsit pedestrian bridge's metal scaffold to fall onto a car at Lak Si Intersection.
    national
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:06
    Jayapura flash flood kills 50 people, evacuees in ‘urgent’ need of help
    As of Sunday afternoon, at least 50 people were reported killed and 273 families had been left homeless following a flash flood in Jayapura regency, Papua.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 14:00
    Heat, floods, quakes: Tokyo 2020 preparing for any disaster
    Cyberattacks, terrorism, earthquakes and heatwaves: Tokyo 2020 organisers are hoping for the best but bracing for the worst and making contingency plans for several possible catastrophes during the Games.
    sports
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:38
    REPORT: Pursuing holistic water management solutions
    Deputy Prime Minister General Chatchai Salikulya would not say directly if the plan to build the controversial Mae Wong dam in order to prevent floods and save the drought-plagued Lower Sakae Krang basin would be scrapped, but he affirmed that concerned parties had at least reached a “resolution” – for now.
    national
  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 14:03
    Thousands without power as storm lashes Sydney
    Thousands of Sydney homes were without power Saturday after severe storms hit Australia's largest city, causing transport hold-ups, inundating vehicles with floodwater and delaying a national football match.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Bangkok ‘must plan to combat climate change’
    BANGKOK NEEDS to begin making adjustments for challenges like higher temperatures, floods and diseases brought on by climate change.
    national
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Lao flood victims battle dengue, malnutrition
    SIX MONTHS AFTER the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoi hydropower dam in southern Laos triggered floods that swept them from their homes, survivors are now suffering from dengue fever and malnutrition.
    national
  • Sun, 03 Feb 2019 16:16
    'Once-in-a-century' floods hit northeast Australia
    Once-in-a-century floods have turned streets into rivers and forced thousands to abandon their homes in northeast Australia, with authorities warning of tornadoes and more rain over the next few days.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 01:00
    Special report : The deadly wave that changed everything for some Laotians
    THE LIVES of dam disaster victims in southern Laos have changed for the worse six months after a deadly wave brought by flash floods following the collapse of the Xe Pian-Xe Namnoi dam washed away their properties, their loved ones, their dreams and hopes for the future.
    national
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 15:52
    Asia Disrupted: from Beijing to Kuala Lumpur – Picking Asia’s Winners and Losers, 2018
    For China’s Xi Jinping, 2018 might well have been a year that could not end soon enough. So too was the case in Japan and Indonesia, where thousands saw livelihoods, if not lives, taken by floods, mudslides, earthquakes or tsunamis.
    opinion
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Indian temples must help tackle farm crisis
    India, a country with about 70 per cent of its people depending directly or indirectly on agriculture, is going through an agrarian crisis of unprecedented scale. Two back-to-back droughts, fast-depleting ground water, weather events such as heavy rainfall, floods, drought, low productivity of small-scale farming and declining rural wages clearly point to a deepening crisis.
    opinion
  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Monopoly of medical cannabis not in public interest: Experts
    AUTHORITIES overseeing a flood of patents for medical cannabis must consider the public interest, otherwise a commercial monopoly of the medicines and cultivation would result, experts warn.
    national
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 16:27
    Southern rail line back in service Monday afternoon
    Rail services suspended in the South following the recent flooding in Nakhon Si Thammarat will fully resume Monday afternoon, State Railway of Thailand acting governor Worwaut Mala said.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 16:15
    Chumphon grapples floods in Pabuk aftermath
    Several highways in Chumphon province remained submerged on Sunday in the aftermath of tropical storm Pabuk, which wreaked havoc in southern Thailand last week before exiting Nakhon Si Thammarat towards the Andaman Sea on Saturday.
    national
  • Sun, 06 Jan 2019 06:22
    AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 to salute Wild Boars Football Academy players
    Abu Dhabi - Representatives from Wild Boars Football Academy, who captured the world’s attention when they were miraculously rescued from a flooded cave in July 2018, have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness their Thai football idols in the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019.
    sports
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