• Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    Air pollution surpasses measurable levels
    Soldiers join mission to tackle forest fires in North; army turns to US, Australia for training in handling hotspots
  • Mon, 25 Mar 2019 01:00
    Targeted by petition, Chiang Mai governor unveils fresh measures to tackle pollution
    CHIANG MAI Governor Supachai Iamsuwan, embattled over a failure to curb smog that has kept his province’s capital on top of the list of the world’s most polluted cities, announced five measures yesterday to tackle forest fires and cropland burning.
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:55
    Chiang Mai still smog-bound, but no longer world’s most polluted city
    Chiang Mai finally lost top spot but remained very polluted on Tuesday as it fell to the fourth most polluted city on the planet, scoring 182 in the air quality index (AQI) at airvisual.com.
  • Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:53
    The world record Chiang Mai would gladly relinquish
    Chiang Mai had no problem on Monday maintaining its World No 1 ranking as the most polluted city on the planet, scoring a 241 in air quality index (AQI) at airvisual.com.
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 14:40
    Chiang Mai has world’s worst air for fourth consecutive day
    Chiang Mai for the fourth consecutive day ranked the world’s most air-polluted city, with an air quality index (AQI) score of 250 at 8.20am and 3.30 pm up to 309 on airvisual.com.
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    North chokes on toxic haze largely from Myanmar fires
    THE NORTH was once again choking under dangerous levels of PM2.5 dust particles yesterday. For instance, tambon Wiang Phang Kham in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district cited the day’s peak at 128 micrograms (mcg) per cubic metre of air, more than double the Thai safety limit of 50mcg. As of 11am, the district also hit 238 in its Air Quality Index score (AQI), more than double the safety limit of 100.
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Chiang Mai third most polluted city
    Sky in northern capital turns brownish as Air Quality Index gives it ‘unhealthy’ reading.
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
    It’s getting dangerous to breathe in Khon Kaen
    KHON KAEN, an economic hub of Thailand’s Northeast, has been struggling with serious air pollution for at least four consecutive days.
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    Burning sugarcane fields choke Khon Kaen
    POLLUTION continued to choke the Northeast province of Khon Kaen yesterday, with the Air Quality Index (AQI) reaching 187, well beyond the “moderate” safety limit of 100.
  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 11:52
    Khon Kaen choking while Bangkok relieved
    Air pollution continued to choke northeastern Khon Kaen province on Wednesday, with the Air Quality Index (AQI) reaching 162, well beyond the safety limit of 100.
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  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:02
    Rainmaking fails to curb air pollution due to weather conditions
    Artificial rainmaking efforts to reduce air pollution in Bangkok has failed, as cold air from the North prevented cloud formations and even intensified air pollution in the capital.
  • Sat, 04 Mar 2017 01:00
    High air pollution not revealed as tiny-particle levels left out
    EXTREMELY small particulate matter, known as PM2.5, is affecting many parts of the country but measures of these hazardous particles are still not part of the official Air Quality Index.
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