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Plant found dumping untreated wastewater

HAI PHONG — The Hai Phong Thermoelectric Plant located in the northern port of Hai Phong City's Thuy Nguyen District was found to be releasing untreated wastewater and oil into Bach Dang River earlier this [...]

November 4th, 2011|

One-fifth of Bangkok flooded

BANGKOK: One fifth of Bangkok is now under water as Thailand's worst floods in half a century spread through the capital, prompting warnings for affected residents to evacuate, an official said Thursday. Many people, however, [...]

November 3rd, 2011|

Asia Times Online :: Competition deepens in the South China Sea

Asia Times Online :: Competition deepens in the South China Sea.

November 3rd, 2011|

Burma flood relief teams ‘threatened’

Wednesday, 2 November 2011 By Min Lwin Children seen wading through floodwaters in Pakokku last month (DVB) Relief efforts in the flood-stricken region of central Burma are being hampered by intimidation and threats from township-level [...]

November 2nd, 2011|

Asia Times Online :: China behind Myanmar’s course shift

Asia Times Online :: China behind Myanmar's course shift.

November 2nd, 2011|

Wild weather worsening due to climate change, IPCC confirms

Bangkok residents make their way through floodwaters near Don Muang airport in Thailand. Photograph: Apichart Weerawong/AP Final draft of a report from the UN climate panel warns that weather extremes will come at huge cost [...]

November 2nd, 2011|

Company fined for discharging waste

PHU YEN — The Malaysian-invested JRD Viet Nam Automobile Manufacturing Company in central Phu Yen Province has been charged with illegally discharging waste and causing harm to agricultural production. Last weekend, a group of inspectors [...]

November 2nd, 2011|

Burma asks for help with green technologies

Solar power is one area the Burmese government has requested outside help in (Reuters) Burma urged developed nations on Tuesday to share their green technologies, in the military-backed government’s latest effort to reach out to [...]

November 2nd, 2011|

The dos and don’ts

The dos and don'ts Prolonged flooding is a potential health risk. Here are seven valuable tips:  Published: 2/11/2011 at 12:00 AM Source: http://www.bangkokpost.com/feature/environment/264302/the-dos-and-don-ts The widespread flooding can be very devastating to people's health. Everyone can [...]

November 2nd, 2011|

Has forest clearing contributed to Thailand’s floods?

October 30th, 2011 by Andrew Walker The longer Thailand’s flood crisis goes on, the more commentators (both in Thailand and internationally) resort to the old belief that deforestation has contributed to the flooding. This is [...]

November 1st, 2011|

City Authorities Scramble to Counter Wet Season’s First Major Flood

City Authorities Scramble to Counter Wet Season’s First Major Flood Dofa Fasila | November 01, 2011 Two children ride a bicycle in front of their waterlogged house in Pondok Labu, South Jakarta, on Monday. Floodwaters [...]

November 1st, 2011|

Flooding in South Jakarta Likely to Reoccur: BNPB

Flooding in South Jakarta Likely to Reoccur: BNPB Jakarta Globe | November 01, 2011 Flood victims leave a shelter and head back to their homes in Pondok Labu, South Jakarta, after the waters receded on [...]

November 1st, 2011|