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Northeast Dams Running Dry As Rain Remains Scarce

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Northeast Dams Running Dry As Rain Remains Scarce

The Northeast is suffering from critical water shortage due to the lack of rain, despite it being the middle of the rainy season. The Meteorological Department has also admitted that rainfall this year will be the lowest in a decade. “Some provinces in the Northeast, like Buri Ram and Surin, face the risk of taps…

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Little Rain Expected So Save Water, Pleads Ministry

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Little Rain Expected So Save Water, Pleads Ministry

The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives is calling on people everywhere to save water as this year’s rainy season is expected to remain drier than normal. “There won’t be much rain between August and September,” the ministry’s permanent secretary Anan Suwannarat said on Monday, citing information from the Meteorological Department. “Rainfall for the whole wet season…

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Alcohol Banned For 48 Hours From Midnight Tonight – It’s All About Suffering!

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Alcohol Banned For 48 Hours From Midnight Tonight – It’s All About Suffering!

A blanket alcohol ban will be in place from 12.01 am tonight until midnight on Wednesday. The 48 hour ban marks two Buddhist holidays – Asahna Bucha and Khao Phansa (the start of Buddhist Lent) The Royal Thai Police said that jail terms of six months and/or fines of 10,000 baht await anyone breaking the…

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Public Cooperation Sought To Contain Worrying Dengue Outbreak

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Public Cooperation Sought To Contain Worrying Dengue Outbreak

  With Thailand facing its worst dengue outbreak in half a decade, people of all ages have been advised to protect themselves from mosquito bites and control the Aedes aegypti mosquito population.   The Department of Disease Control (DDC) has assured that the authorities are fully prepared to cope with the dengue outbreak, but the…

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North, Northeast Warned Of Drought

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North, Northeast Warned Of Drought

The Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) has warned of water shortages in 160 districts in the North and Northeast due to the low level of water in dams and reservoirs and an anticipated lack of rain in July and August.   Somkiart Prajamwong, ONWR secretary general, told the Royal Irrigation Department, the Electricity Generating…

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“You’re A Fake!” – Thai Man’s Miracle Generator Invention Rubbished

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“You’re A Fake!” – Thai Man’s Miracle Generator Invention Rubbished

Picture: Workpoint News A leading electrical engineer and academic has slammed the invention of a power generator by Thai pensioner as nonsense. Cheun Fanmeik, 75, a retired worker at the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand claimed that he could get thousands of watts of power from turning the handle on his machine for just 15 minutes….

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Mystery Of Missing Coffins In Buri Ram

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Mystery Of Missing Coffins In Buri Ram

  An elderly man in Buri Ram has pleaded with thieves to stop stealing his coffins, after four caskets earmarked for donation mysteriously went missing last month.   Pichai Sawasdee, 63, said he reckons the coffins may have been stolen either to perform black magic or because people were too stingy to pay for one….

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Thai Man Invents Pollution Free Generator That Doesn’t Need Fuel

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Thai Man Invents Pollution Free Generator That Doesn’t Need Fuel

Image: INN   A Thai man says he has invented an environmentally friendly power generator that can generate electricity for up to 8 hours without using fuel.   Cheun Funkai, 75, who retired from his job at the Electricity Authority of Thailand 12 years ago, says he has been working on the generator for more…

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TMD Warns Of Impacts From Tropical Storm ‘Mun’

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TMD Warns Of Impacts From Tropical Storm ‘Mun’

The Thai Meteorological Department (TMD) issued a warning at 4am today (Wednesday) alerting the public to the possible impacts of tropical storm ‘Mun’. The TMD reported that the tropical storm is moving west from Hainan Island at a speed 20 km/hr and will make landfall between northern Vietnam and China by July 4th. It is…

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Nokia To Launch Newest Smartphones In Thailand, Including One With Five Cameras

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Nokia To Launch Newest Smartphones In Thailand, Including One With Five Cameras

HMD Global, the Finnish firm that sells Nokia phones, on Tuesday announced it was launching four new Android smartphones in Thailand, including Nokia 9 PureView – the world’s first smartphone with five cameras.     The models – ranging from Nokia 9 PureView to Nokia 2.2 – offer the latest AI innovations at a price…

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