Ayuthaya after the floods

November 21, 2011 by | Filed Under: Hot Topic, Regional News

Khiri Operations Manager, Koen Olie and Customer Relations Supervisor Punapa (Apple) went on a fact-finding trip to Ayuthaya on 19 November 2011. The former capital of Thailand is featured in the itineraries of many of Khiri’s clients, but for weeks now had to be avoided, due to the most severe flooding in 50 years. This […]

Protecting Vientiane from Mekong River flooding

August 30, 2009 by | Filed Under: Hot Topic, Regional News

The middle stretch of Mekong River between Vientiane in Laos and Mukdahan in Thailand is characterized by its meandering course and relatively low gradient. One of the major consequences of this characteristic is natural instability, river bank erosion and growing sedimentation. The Mekong River has also large changes in river height occurring between the rainy […]