The challenge of water management in Thailand

Water management is becoming increasingly complicated in Thailand thanks to surging demand and urbanisation and the problem is being compounded by outdated systems, Pakamas Thinphanga writes.As Tropical Storm Conson slowly moved towards the South China Sea, its effects were felt in Thailand.Many breathed a sigh ...

Police, Fisheries Dept launch special operation against illegal fishing

Police and the Department of Fisheries have jointly launched a special operation against illegal fishing off Ranong province. Given such operations are conducted in line with the government’s policy to meet an ASEAN position on the issue, illegal fishing in Thai waters is sure to ...

Tewit Kemtong

Coral bleaching reported in Thai waters

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) has reported several occurrences of coral bleaching in the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand due to higher sea temperature. The department is currently monitoring the situation closely.Keep watching ...

The Criminal Court Issued a Fine of over 88 Million Baht in an Illegal Overseas Fishing Vessel Case

On 28 February 2018, the Criminal Court sentenced the owner of the fishing vessel “Ceribu” to pay a fine of over 88 million Baht (approximately 2.3 million Euros) on charges of taking a fishing vessel or a reefer to fish in the waters of a ...

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