Thailand: Mekong water level drops World

Thailand: Mekong water level drops

The water level of the Mekong river in Nakhon Phanom, Thailand’s northeastern province bordering Laos, is dropping by 10-20 cm a day, according to local media.
Women in Gia Lai enhance cooperation with Cambodian peers Society

Women in Gia Lai enhance cooperation with Cambodian peers

The Women’s Union of the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai and the Department of Women’s Affairs of Cambodia’s Stung Treng province have worked closely to enhance the “good neighbourliness, traditional friendship, sustainable and long-term cooperation” between the two nations, heard a conference held in Pleiku city on October 17.
Thailand generates less marine debris World

Thailand generates less marine debris

The amount of marine debris generated in Thailand has dropped to 21,700-32,600 tonnes annually, after the initial success of a project to increase the reuse and recycling of materials by 25 percent.
Kien Giang province increases rice output Business

Kien Giang province increases rice output

The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang, the country’s largest rice producer, is expected to produce 4.3 million tonnes of paddy this year, up more than 35,200 tonnes against last year, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change Society

Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change

The Mekong Delta has restructured agriculture towards climate-change adaptation and market demand by establishing specialised farming areas for its key agricultural products, and by growing other crops on ineffective rice fields or rotating rice with other crops on the same field.
Vinh Tan 4 thermal power plant inaugurated Business

Vinh Tan 4 thermal power plant inaugurated

The Vinh Tan 4 thermal power plant, an urgent project helping to ease the electricity shortage in the southern region, was officially inaugurated in the south central province of Binh Thuan on September 21.