Samut Sakhon declared disaster zone after discovery of 15,000 tons of cadmium waste

Phanthai Norasing in Mueang Samut Sakhon District
Phanthai Norasing in Mueang Samut Sakhon District. Photo: Dextor DD. CC BY 3.0.

SAMUT SAKHON, April 5 (TNA) – The Samut Sakhon governor has declared Samut Sakhon factory premises a disaster zone with restricted access after 15,000 tonnes [Read More…]

Six districts in Ayutthaya declared flood disaster zones

Flooding causes havoc October 9, 2011 in Ayutthaya,
Thais wade through the waters using an inner tube as flooding causes havocn Ayutthaya, Thailand. Photo: Paula Bronstein / Getty Images. Published under Creative Commons by: dany13 / flickr.

Six districts in Ayutthaya province have been declared flood disaster zones. More than 50 pumps have been installed to remove excess water from communities and [Read More…]

Thailand’s Agriculture Bank Insures Cows against Accidents, Natural Disasters and Disease

Cows in countryside Thailand
Cows in countryside Thailand. Photo: yubabubbler2 / Pixabay.

BANGKOK (NNT) – Thailand’s Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) has partnered with insurance companies, to make cattle insurance possible, and cattle farmers can [Read More…]