Cooperation among Mekong River countries needs strengthening
Slow progress and Chinese dams a problem
China insists on constructing more dams along the Mekong
River in its territory, although this will cause shallows and slow the flow
in countries in the lower sections of the river.
China claims that it must construct at least 10 dams,
said Siriporn Chaimongkol, head of the Economic Relations Promotion Division
in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ International Economy Department.
THAI introduces special bonus for Royal
Orchid Plus members on Scandinavian routes
Thai Airways International Public Company Limited
announced a special offer of "bonus miles" for Royal Orchid Plus
members traveling on its new class of travel, on Scandinavian flights,
between Bangkok-Copenhagen and Bangkok-Stockholm, effective immediately.
Suthep Suebsantiwongse, THAI’s commercial executive
vice president, said this is being done to meet passengers’ needs, demand
in the Scandinavian market, and provide passengers with special services
with "Touches of Thai" comfort. THAI offers special bonus miles
and additional benefits for ROP members as follows:
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