Thursday Apr 10
More evidence of severe pollution
In a severe aggravation of pollution, an 800-metre-long trace of wastewater discharged into the Tha Chin River was found near Samut Sakhon's Khlong Om Noi sluice gate, the Natural Resources and Environment Ministry's Wastewater Management Authority said yesterday.
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Thursday Apr 10
Thailand: Sunken tanker spews oil sludge
A tanker, which was carrying 30,000-60,000 liters of oil sludge, has sunk near the Maha Chai Gulf in Samut Sakhon province, causing an oil spill, Thai News Agency reported.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Oil-shipping rules to be reviewed
An accident on Monday involving a 16-metre-long vessel carrying used oil, which sank off Samut Sakhon province, has prompted marine-protection agencies to tighten their measures to control oil transportation by sea.
Tanker sinks, oil spill hits fishermen
Samut Sakhon: An oil tanker capsized and sank just offshore in Muang district yesterday.
EC endorses 58 elected senators
The Election Commission has endorsed winning candidates in the March 30 Senate election in 58 provinces, with 19 others still under investigation for alleged violations of the election law, EC secretary-general Puchong Nutrawong announced on Tuesday.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
ILO urges Thailand to set up national database to safeguard the rights of migrant children
Thailand needs to set up a national database on migrant child workers for their safety and ensure each and every one of them is registered, the local International Labour Organisation office said at a recent seminar.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
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1,200 Burmese Workers Lose Jobs at Thai Factory
A Thai seafood processing plant will suspend its operations and will lay off about 1,200 Burmese migrant workers employed there, DVB reports.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
TTW eyes 10% profit rise
Revenue growth is expected to rise marginally from last year, which benefited from a one-off tax rebate, accounting and finance director Somkiat Pattamamongkolchai said yesterday.
CPF to lay off 1,200 Myanmar workers
The termination will become effective on April 10. The company will pay total lawful compensation of around 50 million baht, Panich Chitchang, director-general of Department of Labour Protection and Welfare, said.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Fishermen urge lifting of ban
Thai fishing operators yesterday submitted a letter to the Foreign Ministry asking it to talk to the Indonesian government to lift a fishing ban in Indonesian waters following the alleged double murder of two Indonesian naval personnel.
Garbage-dump fire prompts nationwide check of controls
ENVIRONMENTAL experts are testing samples from around the burned-out garbage dump at Samut Prakan's tambon Praksa for toxic substances in the soil, air and underground water, in order to find out where they came from.
Sun Mar 23, 2014
Quiet advance voting for senators
Election officials at the Don Muang district office wait for voters to visit their station on Sunday.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Kill masterminds get death
The provincial court of Samut Sakhon has issued death sentences against two men after finding them guilty of masterminding the 2011 murder of an activist who led protests against coal transport pollution in the province.