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Plastic river: Following the waste that’s choking the Chao Phraya

The Chao Phraya River is born from mountain streams in northern Thailand, flowing hundreds of kilometres south to the sea. By the time the river travels through Bangkok and empties into the Gulf of Thailand, it is carrying huge quantities of plastic waste – an ...

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8th ACMECS Summit pledges to forge regional ties

The leaders of the CLMVT bloc pledged to forge deeper economic ties in the eighth Ayeyawady-Chao Phraya-Mekong Economic Cooperation (ACMECS) Summit held on June 15th – 16th. In the keynote address, Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha said at the summit that ACMECS has been working towards ...

Riverside residents outside floodwalls told to move belongings to higher ground

Residents living along the Chao Phraya river, Klong Bangkok Noi and Klong Mahasawat which are outside the floodwalls have been told by the City Hall to brace for possible flooding during September 4-8 and to move their belongings to higher ground.Keep reading ...

Gov't seeks to realise outcomes of sub-regional summits

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday hosted a meeting to discuss the outcomes of the three latest summits held under the cooperation frameworks between Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. The summits included the eighth summit of Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam plus Myanmar or CLMV ...

Three fish species known as ‘sea monsters’ in danger of extinction

Ca ho (Catlocarpio siamensis), vo co (Pangaius sannitwongsei) and tra dau (Pangasianodon gigas) living in the Mekong Delta are all large-size fish which can reach 300 kilos in weight and three meters in length. They are all in danger of extinction. ​As they have enormous ...

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