The Pattaya Mail

Thailand endorses projects for the conservation of marine mammals

The government is proceeding with conservation and management efforts for marine mammals by enforcing regulations that are in line with international practices, to prevent negative effects on Thai seafood exports. Deputy Prime Minister Gen. Prawit Wongsuwon presided over a meeting of the National Fishery Committee, which gave an endorsement to urgent projects ...

Pattaya Mail

Thailand’s State Enterprises invest over 100 billion bahtin energy infrastructure projects

The State Enterprise Policy Office reports that state enterprises have invested more than 100 billion baht in energy infrastructure projects, under the government’s economic stimulus policy, in the first half of the year. Deputy government spokeswoman RachadaDhanadirek said most of the investment has gone into large projects by PTT Plc ...

Pattaya Mail

Thailand enforces strict laws to reduce smog in Bangkok and big cities

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon has ordered relevant organizations to enforce laws strictly to reduce smog and ask operators and people to cooperate. Lt Gen Kongcheep Tantrawanit, spokesman of the deputy prime minister, said the order responded to the high levels of particulate matters 2.5 microns ...

Pattaya Mail

October registration set for new Thailand 3,000 baht subsidy campaign for 15 million applicants

A new subsidy campaign has been launched by the government, allowing registered persons to receive a subsidy granting half the price of any of their purchases at participating stores with a cap of 3,000 baht per person throughout the campaign. Registration is set to open ...

Pattaya Mail

Thailand Eastern Corridor U-Tapao Airport’s COVID-19 Emergency Operation Center

Prime Minister and Defense Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, together with cabinet members, namely, Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Energy Supattanapong Punmeechaow, Minister of Interior Gen. Anupong Paojinda, Minister of ...

Pattaya Mail

Water level in Mekong River declines slightly

Overflow from the Mekong River in Nong Khai province continues to flood nearby farmlands, forcing farmers to move their equipment and tools to higher ground. Keep reading ...

More than 800 illegal migrants arrested

More than 800 illegal migrant workers, who failed to apply for a work permit by June 30, have been arrested. []Out of 1,600 workplaces, 150 of them were found to be employing illegal alien workers. There are currently 1.1 million legal migrant workers who make up ...

Boat services in Chiang Rai affected by lower water levels in the Mekong

China has stopped discharging water from Yunnan Dam into the Mekong River, affecting boat services in the northern city of Chiang Rai. The Mekong River which runs through China’s Yunnan province has seen a significant drop in water levels in many areas after Yunnan Dam discontinued ...


Mekong countries agree to equal funding of river commission by 2030

Water and environmental ministers from Thailand, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam laid out their agenda for 2018 at the 24th Mekong River Commission Council in Pattaya.Keep reading ...

Keng Na Songkhla

Mekong River level cause for concern in Nong Khai

The Nong Khai water monitoring office under the Department of Water Resources has reported the latest height of the Mekong River at 8 meters and 63 centimeters, up by over 1 meter from the same time on September 7 and only 3.57 meters below its ...

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