Mae Wong Dam
3 Sep 2016
The Thai Agricultural Minister has said that he might ask the junta leader to enact absolute power under Section 44 of the Interim Charter to build a controversial dam in a national park area, saying tigers have legs to run away from the water.
18 Nov 2014
The authorities used martial law to remove student banners protesting against the Mae Wong Dam and threatened students with arrest to force them to cancel a rally. Police officers on Tuesday afternoon intervened and ordered the cancellation of a rally against the conduct of the Environmental Health Impact Assessment (EHIA) of the construction of the Mae Wong Dam, organized by students from Kasetsart University in Bang Khen, in the north of Bangkok, while threatening the students with arrest, according to Matichon.