Agencies told to find ways to mitigate Laos dam impact

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon urged authorities concerned to discuss and find ways to mitigate the possible environmental impact from the Sanakham Dam project in Laos in the upcoming scheduled public hearings.“[The committee] is concerned about the impact of the dam, as it is located ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

CAAT lifts entry ban on select foreigners

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) has lifted an entry ban on four groups of foreign nationals, in line with the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA) easing of Covid-19 travel restrictions.CAAT director Chula Sukmanop said the agency’s easing of travel restrictions for non-Thai ...

Mongkol Bangprapa

'Missing water' in dams spark fears of a drought next year

The government is facing a challenge of adding more water in 38 major dams across the country during the one-and-half month golden period of rainfall after realising that less water has flowed into the dams than expected.State agencies, including the military, are looking into the ...

Apinya Wipatayotin

Government expedites effort to address agricultural problems [Video]

The government is expediting efforts to address farmers’ debt problems and support their work through mechanisms of the people’s councils from the four regions of Thailand in a timely and concrete manner.Keep watching ...

Minister denies Thailand ‘importing’ plastic waste

Industry Minister Suriya Juangroongruangkit on Monday (August 3) dismissed rumours that the Department of Industrial Works had agreed to import 650,000 tonnes of plastic scrap.The minister said the rumour was untrue because since 2018, the department had not issued a licence for the import of ...

The Nation Reporter

Thailand's domestic travel: A way out for our economy [Video]

We have a special report for you today in which we examine the “We Travel Together” program. This initiative provides discounts and stipends to people interested in domestic travel and is expected to revive the tourism scene in Thailand as well as jump start the ...

Virtual Symposium | International SDG Research Symposium GLOBALGOALS2020

Inviting researchers and interested people to join the online conference. International Conference on Research on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – INTERNATIONAL SDG RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM – GLOBALGOALS2020Date : 9-11 June 2020Organized by Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University, Netherlands.Register here Note: Can still register. Although the ...

Southeast Asia Media Research Opportunity

Climate Tracker is currently looking for participants with media experience from Southeast Asia Countries for our exciting new Media Research opportunity! Selected participants will work alongside the Climate Tracker team and receive a generous allowance throughout the programme. You’ll also get the chance to engage ...

Live Streaming | Data Governance Framework Awareness

The Digital Government Development Agency (DGA) will provide a live broadcast on the topic of “Creating an understanding of Data Governance Framework Awareness” in online (Live Streaming). Including Facebook and YouTube to raise awareness and prepare civil servants. And personnel of government agencies And to ...

Open Development Thailand publishes a new topic page on "COVID-19 in Thailand"

Open Development Thailand (ODT) recently published a new topic page on “COVID-19 in Thailand,” which shows the impacts from and measures of the COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand. Like other countries, the COVID-19 has economic, social and environmental impacts. You will learn the key measures implemented ...

Open Development Thailand publishes a new topic page on Forest Policy and Administration

Open Development Thailand (ODT) recently published a new topic page on “Forest Policy and Administration,” which informs relevant policies and laws of the forestry sector in Thailand. You will gain insights on regulatory development to balance and sustain the forest health conditions and support communities ...

Open Development Thailand publishes a new topic page on Forests and Forestry

Open Development Thailand (ODT) recently published a new topic page on “Forests and Forestry,” which overviews changes of forest cover, deforestation drivers, communities’ role, and increasing governance through FLEGT/REDD+ implementation in Thailand. You will gain insights on total forest loss and key drivers of deforestation. Access ...

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