• Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    Against the tide
    ‘Floating temple’ reveals how Thailand is losing battle against coastal erosion
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 19:38
    Against the tide: Thai 'floating temple' defies coastal erosion
    As sea waters slowly rose around his temple and his neighbours fled inland, Thai abbot Somnuek Atipanyo refused to budge and is today a symbol of the fight to restore the country's fast-eroding coastlines.
  • Thu, 23 Aug 2018 01:00
    Eroded Pattaya Beach gets reconstructive surgery
    Pattaya Beach is undergoing reconstruction to return the severely eroded beach to its former beauty and attract more tourists.
  • Mon, 09 Jul 2018 18:13
    Turkey train disaster leaves 24 dead, hundreds hurt
    Twenty-four people were killed and hundreds injured when a train packed with weekend passengers derailed in northwest Turkey due to ground erosion afer heavy rains, officials said Monday.
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  • Sun, 24 Jun 2018 18:00
    Forces of nature threaten Krabi’s fossils on Andaman coast, battle being lost
    Known as “The 75 million-year-old shell cemetery”, the mollusk fossil-filled beach at the Andaman coastal province of Krabi is now facing erosion after being damaged by strong currents over the past two years, a senior official at the Hat Noppharat Thara–Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park said on Sunday.
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  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:00
    Experts ring alarm bells over coastal erosion
    EROSION HAS been eating away five metres of land every year along a combined 42-kilometre-long stretch of Thailand’s coastline.
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 14:30
    BMA to rush study to build erosion bank along Bang Khunthien coast
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration will speed up an environmental impact study for the construction of an embankment along the coast in Bangkok Khunthien district to prevent future sea erosion, a senior official said on Friday.
  • Wed, 28 Feb 2018 01:00
    Experts contradict govt on coastal erosion
    EXPERTS SAY coastal erosion in Thailand is getting worse, not better, as had been earlier announced by the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources.
  • Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:00
    EU black listed countries: Thai tax regimes to be amended 
    AS PART of the OECD’s implementation of the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) action points, the OECD undertook its first peer review of preferential corporate tax regimes in Thailand.
  • Tue, 28 Nov 2017 01:00
    OECD targets Thai Incentives as harmful tax practices
      BASE erosion and profit shifting (BEPS) refers to tax planning strategies implemented by multinational companies that exploit mismatches in tax laws to shift profits to low or no-tax jurisdictions where there is little or no economic activity.
  • Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:50
    Disaster zone declared as heavy rains crack open Lampang district
    A swath of Mae Mo municipality in Lampang has been declared a disaster zone after days of heavy rain opened wide cracks in the earth, with erosion threatening eight homes.
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  • Fri, 29 Sep 2017 15:04
    Pha Ngan residents support beach protection dam
    Local residents near a beach in the tourist destination of Koh Pha Ngan expressed full support on Friday for the government to build a dam against beach erosion.
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  • Sun, 20 Aug 2017 01:00
    Experts warn of serious danger to Bangkok if efforts not made to check shoreline erosion
    SUBSIDENCE CAUSED by human activities in Bangkok Metropolitan areas is the most important factor causing shoreline erosion in the Bay of Bangkok, followed by rising sea levels, a recent study has shown.
  • Wed, 19 Jul 2017 01:00
    BEPS: Cure the disease, don’t kill the patient!
    THAILAND has now joined the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Inclusive Framework in order to participate, along with over 100 jurisdictions, in developing and implementing comprehensive BEPS action plans.
  • Thu, 15 Jun 2017 15:54
    Road damaged by flash flood in Lamphun repaired
    Soldiers and local officials on Thursday morning repaired a road section near a bridge in Tambon Tha Mae Lop in the Mae Tha district of Lamphun following severe erosion after Wednesday night’s flash flood.
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