Thailand makes artificial rain to fight drought ASEAN

Thailand makes artificial rain to fight drought

The Department of Royal Rainmaking and Agricultural Aviation of Thailand has started an urgent campaign to make artificial rain in the face of widespread drought in many areas although it’s now the rainy season in this country.
Thailand’s re-election no later than April 28 World

Thailand’s re-election no later than April 28

The Election Commission (EC) of Thailand said that the election re-runs should be organised no later than April 28, ensuring that they do not clash with the King’s coronation rite from May 4-6.
Thailand, US launch Cobra Gold military exercise World

Thailand, US launch Cobra Gold military exercise

Thailand and the US jointly hosted the opening ceremony on February 12 for the annual Cobra Gold military exercise, the largest event of its kind in the Asia-Pacific region with 29 nations taking part as participants and observers.
Thailand worries about possible losses of high-speed railway ASEAN

Thailand worries about possible losses of high-speed railway

The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) is worried that the planned Shinkansen-style Thai-Japanese high-speed railway from Bangkok to Chiang Mai province will run at a loss when it opens, citing a 66 percent drop in the predicted number of daily passengers.
Thai cabinet approves East-West railway project ASEAN

Thai cabinet approves East-West railway project

The Government of Thailand on June 13 approved a proposal to build a double-track railway linking Tak and Nakhon Phanom provinces as part of the transport routes under the East-West Economic Corridor.
ASEAN-China Rally 2016 completes journey ASEAN

ASEAN-China Rally 2016 completes journey

The China-ASEAN International Touring Assembly and Journalists Rally 2016 (CAITA) arrived at the finish line in Jakarta on December 11 after a 10,000km journey through nine countries in 20 days.
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Thailand’s rice stock offer on AFET draws interest

In a move to speed up its rice sales, the Thai government on February 13 put up 220,000 tonnes of its rice stocks on the Agricultural Futures Exchange of Thailand (AFET), drawing several interested potential buyers, mostly retailers and wholesalers, a local newspaper has said.
Floods hit one-third of Thailand’s provinces World

Floods hit one-third of Thailand’s provinces

At least 23 people were killed and nearly 3 million people in 25 out of 77 provinces across Thailand have been affected by floods, said the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department.