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April 28, 2015 12:02 am

ADB to provide assistance to Nepal

This will be followed by up to $200 million additional resources for projects in the first phase of rehabilitation. In a statement, ADB President Takehiko Nakao said ADB will provide the money..

April 27, 2015 10:30 pm

Did Kathmandu shift? Questions and Answers

Q: Did Kathmandu move? Possibly about three metres (10 feet) southward, according to initial analysis of seismological data obtained from sound waves which travel through Earth after an..

April 27, 2015 9:58 pm

Asean warns sea reclamation 'may undermine peace'

A statement to be issued at the close of the one-day summit in Malaysia notes "serious concerns" over land reclamation on reefs whose sovereignty is contested. The work has triggered fears of..

April 27, 2015 4:58 pm

HM the King sent condolences to quake-hit Nepal

The monarch said "The Queen and I are deeply distressed by reports of the devastating earthquake which caused immense loss of human lives, casualties and destruction of cultural heritage and..

April 27, 2015 4:55 pm

Trang plans to use old train carriages to make artificial..

Prachuap said workers of his office are cleaning the old engine and carriage to minimise environment impact before placing them at the sea bed.

April 27, 2015 4:26 pm

Thai govt grants aid of US$200,000 to Nepal

Suwat said the Napalese government also requested blankets, tents, drug, first aid kits, foods and drinking water.

April 27, 2015 4:14 pm

Cabinet to deliberate fiscal 2016 budget bill Tuesday

Wissanu was speaking to a meeting of inspector-generals from all ministries. He told them that the inspector-generals will have to use the budget requests of their ministries as guidelines for..

April 27, 2015 3:47 pm

BMA sets up fund to help quake victims in Nepal

The public can contribute to the fund by crediting a Krung Thai bank account number: 0880089539. She said Poksak Nil-ubon, an adviser to the BMA governor, has been assigned to coordinate with the..

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April 27, 2015 3:31 pm

Thai customs make new three-tonne ivory seizure

The discovery, which would be worth millions of dollars on the black market, was destined for Laos where the illegal ivory trade flourishes. Some 511 pieces of ivory, weighing over three..

April 27, 2015 3:07 pm

Nepal quake affects almost one million children: UNICEF

With thousands of children camping out in the open in the capital Kathmandu after their homes were destroyed in Saturday’s quake, UNICEF warned of the risk of disease. "At least 940,000..

April 27, 2015 2:29 pm

Nepal quake death toll surges to 3,218: official

"The death toll has reached 3,218 and over 6,500 are injured," said Rameshwor Dangal, who heads the home ministry’s national disaster management division. The toll for Nepal had previously..

April 27, 2015 12:11 am

Mobile operators assist customers in Nepal

Total Access Communication (Dtac) announced that until April 28 Dtac clients in Nepal can make and receive calls from Thailand for free of charge. This free service also cover SMS, MMS and..