• Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:00
    FLOOD RELIEF MEASURE 
    The Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives has launched a new relief measure for flood victims in the 44 provinces recently hit by tropical depression “Sonca,” by offering Bt10-billion in loan with zero per cent interest for the first six months, said bank president Apirom Sukprasert said.
    Economy
  • Mon, 07 Aug 2017 01:00
    Academics criticise govt policy for worsening flooding in Northeast
    ACADEMICS AND water experts have urged water management reform in the Northeast Region after major flooding in the Chi-Mun River Basin has proven that not only did traditional water management fail to prevent floods, it actually intensified the disaster.
    national
  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 19:59
    BAAC to give flood-affected farmers 1-year loan grace
    The Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives is offering financial support to help farmers in the North and Northeastern regions affected by tropical storm Sonca.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 18:27
    Sonca hammers Kalasin before weakening, but more rain expected
    The Northern and Northeastern regions have been hammered this week as nine provinces suffered flash floods caused by storm Sonca.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 14:15
    Floods hurt over 22,000 families in Nakhon Ratchasima 
    More than 22,000 families in nine districts in Nakhon Ratchasima have been affected by floods caused by torrential rains unleashed by storm Sonca from Wednesday to Saturday, a senior official said.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 16:36
    Sakhon Nakhon city hit by tropical depression Sonca
    The northeastern province of Sakhon Nakhon has been hit by heavy downpours from tropical depression Sonca.
    national
  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:55
    Floods close two Maha Sarakham bridges
    The widespread flooding caused by tropical depression Sonca has prompted the Highway Department to temporarily close two bridges on Highway 208 in Maha Sarakham.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:09
    Tropical storm Sonca hits Sakon Nakhon 
    Sakon Nakhon was hit by flash floods on Thursday night after heavy rains.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 28 Jul 2017 01:00
    Emergency evacuations of at-risk groups amid flooding
    AS HEAVY rains and flooding continued to pummel the country’s North and Northeast yesterday, elderly and sick people as well as children were evacuated on flat-bottom boats out of flood-hit communities in Tambon Bung Preu and Nong Wang in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Thepharak district.
    national
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:06
    Prayut orders timely aid for flooded residents
    Concerned about the heavy rains and floods in the North and Northeast brought by tropical depression Sonca, Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed provincial governors and district chiefs to mobilize aids for flood-affected residents.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:04
    Classes suspended in Muang after tree falls on school
    As tropical storm Sonca continued to bring heavy rains and floods to various areas of Kalasin on Thursday, Tha Lamduan Prachabumrung School in Muang district suspended classes for two days after an 80-year-old Pradu tree fell onto the school building on Wednesday. 
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:00
    Dam gates to be opened amid heavy rains
    WITH TROPICAL depression Sonca looming and heavy rainfall expected, the Royal Irrigation Department has ordered water released from 11 major dams in the North, Northeast and Central region. There is a possibility of flooding in Ang Thong and Ayutthaya.
    national
  • Wed, 26 Jul 2017 13:18
    Dams unplugged as ‘Sonca’ threatens heavy rains 
    With tropical depression Sonca looming and heavy rainfall expected, the Royal Irrigation Department has ordered water released from 11 major dams in the North, Northeast and Central region. 
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:40
    Nong Khai prepares for possible flooding caused by tropical storm Sonca
    The northeastern province of Nong Khai's Muang Nong Khai Municipality has prepared over 2,000 sandbags for distribution to residents to build flood barriers around homes and other properties in case of flooding as a result of tropical storm Sonca.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 16:22
    North braces for further flooding as Sonca bears down
    The upper part of Thailand is still recovering from downpours and flooding caused by tropical storm Talas last week as it braces for tropical storm Sonca.
    national
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