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Bangkok subway at risk from advancing floods – Channel NewsAsia

Bangkok subway at risk from advancing floods - Channel NewsAsia.

By |November 4th, 2011|Other News|

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 week, following a snap inspection. [...]

By |November 4th, 2011|Dams and development projects, Other News|

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, have ignored the advice, choosing [...]

By |November 3rd, 2011|Other News|

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

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

By |November 3rd, 2011|Other News|

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 authorities, who consider public-run initiatives [...]

By |November 2nd, 2011|Human Rights, Other News|

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

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

By |November 2nd, 2011|Other News|

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 Freakish weather disasters — from [...]

By |November 2nd, 2011|Other News|

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 from the Environment Protection Division [...]

By |November 2nd, 2011|Other News|

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 the global community. “Being a [...]

By |November 2nd, 2011|Other News|

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 be affected, young or old, [...]

By |November 2nd, 2011|Other News|