Extent of Lao flood following South Korean dam failure emerges (video)

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Dramatic video has emerged from Lao PDR where a large-scale humanitarian operation is underway following the partial collapse of a hydroelectric dam being built by a Lao-South Korean-Thai consortium. The video above shows people sitting on the roof of flooded houses, while additional vision shows crowded boats ferrying people to safety. The ferocity of the […]

Thailand morning news for July 26

Thailand morning news for July 26

Thailand ramps up relief efforts to devastated Lao communities (HD video) The Thailand government has rushed rescue teams and medical personnel to devastated communities downstream of an under-construction dam in Lao PDR that reportedly partially collapsed on Monday obliterating communities, leaving hundreds of people missing and displacing more than 6,600. — AEC News Today (video) […]

Thailand ramps up relief efforts to devastated Lao communities (HD video) *Updated

The Thailand government has rushed rescue teams and medical personnel to devastated communities downstream of an under-construction dam in Lao PDR that reportedly partially collapsed on Monday obliterating communities, leaving hundreds of people missing and displacing more than 6,600. Speaking after his return to the capital from a mobile Cabinet meeting Thailand Prime Minister General […]

Thailand morning news for July 25

Thailand morning news for July 25

3 major dams are now over 80 percent full According to the Irrigation Department, the Srinakarin dam in Kanchanaburi province is now 83 percent full with 14,790 million cubic metres of water; the Kaeng Krachan dam in Petchaburi province is 86 percent full with 612 million cubic metres of water; and the Pran Buri dam […]

Thailand morning news for July 24

Thailand morning news for July 24

High-speed rail link pushed back to 2024 The high-speed railway set to link Don Mueang, Suvarnabhumi and U-Tapao airports will open in mid-2024 at the earliest, State Railway of Thailand (SRT) acting governor Voravuth Mala said Monday. — Bangkok Post Thailand’s Rabies death toll up to 14 this year The death of a 19 year […]

Thailand morning news for July 23

Thailand morning news for July 23

Prayut again leads candidates for PM: Nida Poll Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha is again at pole position in the top 10 candidates for prime minister under the current election law, according to the result of a survey carried out by the National Institute for Development Administration, or Nida Poll. –– Bangkok Post Board ‘failing Rohingya’ VETERAN […]

Cambodia tax boss in multi-nation compliance spotlight (HD video)

After dispensing harsh penalties to miscreants such as The Cambodia Daily and The Phnom Penh Post for failing to comply with Cambodia tax law Kong Vibol, director general of Cambodia’s General Department of Taxation (GDT), is now in the spotlight for non-compliance in two countries. Accusations of breaching company and tax registration matters in Cambodia […]

Thailand morning news for July 20

Thailand morning news for July 20

Thailand’s Siam Commercial Bank profits slide 6.7 pct on fee cuts Thailand’s second-largest bank, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB) , on Thursday reported an 6.7 percent drop in second-quarter net profit due to higher expenses and lower non-interest income. — Reuters Govt’s fiscal expansion policy to continue to pursue infrastructure projects FINANCE MINISTER Apisak Tantivorawong […]

Thailand morning news for July 19

Thailand morning news for July 19

It was a miracle, say Mu Pa boys THE RESCUED Mu Pa boys and their assistant coach yesterday promised to live their lives with caution and care having learnt a lesson in being trapped in a Chiang Rai cave for more than two weeks. — The Nation KBank sees slide to B34 against dollar Views […]

Thailand morning news for July 18

Thailand morning news for July 18

Thailand’s rescued cave boys to address media on Wednesday The 12 Thai boys and football coach who were rescued from a flooded cave will be discharged from hospital on Wednesday (Jul 18) and hold a news conference the same day to satisfy huge media interest in their story, a government official said. — Channel NewsAsia […]

Thailand morning news for July 17

Thailand morning news for July 17

The World is One: Thailand Says Thank you from the heart Thailand’s heartfelt gratitude to the international effort that led to the rescue of 12 Thai teenage football players and their coach from a flooded cave in northern Thailand is reflected in the speed with which it has rushed into distribution a heart-felt ‘thank you’ […]

The world is one: Thailand says thank you from the heart (video)

Thailand’s heartfelt gratitude to the international effort that led to the rescue of 12 Thai teenage football players and their coach from a flooded cave in northern Thailand is reflected in the speed with which it has rushed into distribution a heart-felt ‘thank you’ video message to the world. Not a glitzy, scripted production with […]

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