Thailand, Flooding, Landslide, and Storm in 33 Provinces (12:01 Oct 20 2020)

Description The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) in Thailand reports that 28 provinces in the country have been affected by recent flooding, landslides and storm damage. One fatality was reported in Chanthaburi Province as a result of flooding. DDPM said that flooding is still affecting parts of Ubon Ratchathani, Nakhon Ratchasima, Sa Kaeo, […]

Lao People’s Democratic Republic: Floods – Emergency Plan of Action (EPoA), DREF Operation MDRLA007

Situation analysis Description of the disaster The lower Mekong region (Cambodia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), Thailand and Vietnam) has been experiencing prolonged heavy rain since 6 October 2020. This is due to the combination of numerous weather systems – the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone combining with cold air as well as tropical storms Linfa […]

Lao People’s Democratic Republic Returning Migrants Survey #2: Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) – 26 June to 5 September 2020 [EN/LO]

MIGRANTS IN QUARANTINE FACILITIES Labour migration is one of the most important livelihood options for the Lao workforce. It was estimated that 0.9 million Lao nationals lived abroad in 2019. The most common destination country for Lao migrants is Thailand, where they are mostly employed in domestic work, construction, manufacturing, agriculture, and entertainment work. Historically, […]

Energy Minister says NGV gas pipeline safe and meets international standards

Thailand’s Energy Minister, Supattanapong Punmeechaow, has dismissed speculation that damage caused by a backhoe was responsible for the gas leak from an underground CNG gas pipeline. The leak led to an explosion in Bang Bo district of Samut Prakan province yesterday. Three people were killed and more than 60 injured, including four seriously. Several cars, […]

ASICLine Miners an Investment Opportunity

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 23, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ASICLine has quickly grabbed the attention of crypto investors around the world since the recent launch of its miners. The two 5nm ASIC miners from the company website, FirstLine and PowerBox have been designed with the sole objective to create a surefire investment opportunity for […]

Philips and Singapore General Hospital (SGH) to establish Digital and Computational Pathology Center of Excellence

October 23, 2020 SGH aims to develop the first fully digitized histopathology laboratory in ASEAN by expanding the use of Philips’ IntelliSite Pathology Solution, potentially increasing the productivity of existing staff by 7% Philips Singapore and SGH will optimize digital pathology use to facilitate research in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Amsterdam, the Netherlands – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, […]