Thailand speeds up construction of reservoirs World

Thailand speeds up construction of reservoirs

The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) is speeding up the building of 421 Kaem Ling projects -- water reservoir projects initiated by His Majesty King Rama IX -- as water catchment areas over 1.2 million rai.
Vietnam aims to ensure water security Society

Vietnam aims to ensure water security

By 2050, 60 percent of farming areas in Vietnam will be equipped with water-saving irrigation systems, according to the country's Water Management Strategy, which was recently approved by Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung.
Thailand moves to tackle drought World

Thailand moves to tackle drought

The Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry of Thailand is planning to build 421 more water storage facilities in the fight against a looming water shortage.
Thailand declares drought in 11 provinces World

Thailand declares drought in 11 provinces

Thailand’s Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) said the country is facing drought after emergency measures were ordered in 54 districts of 11 provinces.
MRC, partner sign deal for sustainable development World

MRC, partner sign deal for sustainable development

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) Secretariat and the Lancang-Mekong Water Resources Cooperation Centre (LMC Water Centre) has inked an agreement to enhance efficiency of key cooperation fields between the two bodies.
Singapore plans to step up solar energy production ASEAN

Singapore plans to step up solar energy production

Singapore has set a target of stepping up its solar capacity by more than seven times from the current level, and increasing the current output of 260 megawatt-peak (MWp) to 2 gigawatt-peak (GWp) by 2030.
Thailand warns of water shortage in some localities World

Thailand warns of water shortage in some localities

Thailand’s Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) on October 22 urged people in some localities to brace up for water shortage that could last for eight months as the dry season is expected to begin on November 1.
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.