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HM the King launches 5 royally-initiated irrigation projects

BANGKOK, July 7 – His Majesty the King on Saturday presided over a ceremony to officially inaugurate five royally-initiated irrigation projects at the Royal Irrigation Department. HM the King, in Royal Thai Navy tropical white uniform, accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Sirikit and Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, left Siriraj Hospital by boarding […]Read More


Thai PM Yingluck unveils master plan on flood prevention

BANGKOK, 20 January 2012 (NNT) – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has expressed her confidence that the government’s master plan on water management will help revive the economy and restore investors’ confidence. On 20 January, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, together with leading agricultural and economic planners namely Pitiphong Puengbun Na Ayudhaya, Kitja Phonphasi and Archom […]Read More


Flood measures unveiled in Thailand for short, long-term

A series of urgent measures to cope with next year’s floods will be implemented in Thailand within the next five months, according to a key member of the strategic committee for water resource management. The long-term measures will be executed in the next one to three years. These measures include construction of more permanent “monkey […]Read More

Chiang Mai

Flood costs Chiang Mai 8 billion THB in losses

BANGKOK 2 October, 2011 (NNT) – The unprecedented flooding is estimated to cost Chiang Mai eight billion THB in losses. Mr Boonlert Buranupakorn, President of Chiang Mai Provincial Organization disclosed through a video conference that the damage caused by the current flooding was worse than that brought on by the flooding in 2005 which cost […]Read More


Yingluck Shinawatra hosted her first weekly TV program, focusing on

BANGKOK 2 October, 2011 (NNT) – Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinnawatra hosted her first weekly television program during which she emphasized quicker relief operations for flood victims particularly in the 12 hardest-hit provinces. During the program “Yingluck meets the people”, which is a weekly TV show scheduled every Saturday on state-run channel NBT, the Prime […]Read More


Bangkok to be saved from flood by the Monkey Cheek

BANGKOK, 8 September 2011 (NNT) – HM the King’s initiative “Monkey Cheek project” will be adopted to contain 6 million cubic meters of water to prevent the west side of Bangkok from flooding. Director of the BMA’s Department of Drainage and Sewerage Sanya Sheenimit said 25 water stations were expected to be in full operation […]Read More