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Thais fight plans for nuclear power plants

Horrified by news of radiation threats from quake-hit nuclear power plants in Japan, Thai residents of eight provinces that have been studied as possible sites for such plants have asked the prime minister to review the plans. The coordinator of the Thai People Don't Want Nuclear Power Plants Network, Sodsai Sangsok,

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Thailand closes 18 dive sites to save coral reefs

Eighteen popular diving sites will be closed in Thailand for up to 14 months to allow coral damaged by bleaching to recover. Over 80% of the coral at each diving site had been damaged, National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department chief Sunan Arunnoparat said yesterday. Bleaching, or a whitening of coral

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Alert over flash floods in southern Thailand

The director of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Monday said that residents in southern eight provinces on the east coast are at risk for flash floods during Nov. 15-17. Residents in southern provinces of Chumphon, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Songkhla, Phatthalung, Narathiwat, Yala and Pattani are experiencing heavy rains caused

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