• 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
  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 14:25
    Floods, blackouts after Thai storm, but tourist islands spared
    Nakhon Si Thammarat - Floods and blackouts caused by Tropical Storm Pabuk left nearly 30,000 people in evacuation shelters across southern Thailand Saturday, as relieved tourists stranded on islands further north were spared the worst and began to plot routes home.
    national
  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 01:00
    Pabuk thrashes into the south
    Tropical storm weakens after making landfall, but risk remains high of flash floods and landslides
    national
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 15:12
    Pabuk's outer bands hits Pak Panang district 
    The impact of tropical storm Pabuk was already being felt in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Pak Panang district on Friday, with collapsed electrical poles, floods from sea water and heavy rains.
    national
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thousands flee as Pabuk blows in
    30,000 evacuated in Nakhon si thammarat, tourists leave islands in droves as south braces for tropical storm today. Airport closes, boats anchored and schools shut as people prepare for gales of up to 95kph, heavy downpours, floods.
    national
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 20:00
    People stock up on food and basic supplies
    PEOPLE IN the South have been stocking up on food and other necessities as they prepare for heavy downpours and widespread flooding brought by Pabuk tropical storm.
    national
  • Sat, 29 Dec 2018 06:54
    British divers in Thai cave rescue make UK honours list
    A team of British divers who helped save a junior football team stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand were among those awarded in Britain's traditional New Year Honours, announced on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 06:18
    Nadal donates 1 million euros to Mallorca flood victims
    Rafael Nadal has given one million euros ($1.14 million) to the victims of floods in his native Mallorca, the mayor of the affected town Mateu Puigros said on Thursday.
    sports
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 01:00
    Tunnel under canal heads Bt13 billion anti-flood works
    A TUNNEL under a canal in Bangkok aimed at alleviating the capital’s chronic flooding woes is among two water management projects totalling Bt12.9 billion that have won government approval.
    Economy
  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:00
    Researchers develop accurate rainfall predicting algorithm
    RESEARCHERS HAVE successfully developed Thailand’s first satellite-based algorithm to accurately estimate rainfall for better water management and flood prevention.
    national
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