• Mon, 20 May 2019 18:30
    Nampeung’s team among eight Thai award-winners at international student science-project contest in US
    Eight Thai student teams, including the team of former stateless high-school student Nampeung Panya, have landed awards and prizes in the international student science-project competition held during a major fair in the United States.
  • Sat, 18 May 2019 14:31
    Life goes on under cloud of smog in Mexico City
    Scientists say breathing the heavily polluted air in Mexico City these days is like smoking somewhere between a quarter- and a half-pack of cigarettes a day.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 20 Apr 2019 14:32
    People flock to marijuana fair in Buri Ram
    Thousands of people showed up at the “Pan Buriram” fair in Buri Ram province on Saturday, as the authorities take the first step towards raising awareness about medical marijuana.
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    REPORT: Chiang Mai tries ‘clean rooms’ to protect vulnerable from toxic air
    SINCE THE air in entire villages or towns cannot be purified in the face of the raging smog crisis in the North, safety zones have been proposed as a way of protecting the most vulnerable people.
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    Chiang Mai’s Green Giant proves it can suck up fine dust particles
    A GIANT air purifier, called the Green Giant, was installed at Chiang Mai’s Tha Pae Gate yesterday and appeared to be efficient in reducing the amount of fine dust particles in the air in a 3-kilometre radius.
  • Sat, 09 Mar 2019 09:59
    Princess Ubolratana visits Bangkok Airways' booth in ITB fair in Berlin recently
    Berlin, Germany – Princess Ubolratana recently visited Bangkok Airways’ booth at the fairground of Internationale Tourismus Borse 2019 (ITB) currently held in Berlin, Germany, according to the airline's press release.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 09 Mar 2019 09:02
    Boy, 7, receives 15 stitches after monkey attack at Prachuap Khiri Khan fair
    A seven-year-old boy was severely injured when he was bitten by one of three pig-tailed macaques that were being used to prevent long-tailed macaques from looting shops at the fair in Prachuap Khiri Khan's Muang district.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:00
    Huawei chair insists its 5G can be trusted
    DESPITE THE ongoing accusations by the United States over the security of Huawei Technologies Co’s 5G products and solutions, the Chinese giant’s chief yesterday reiterated its commitment to bring its fifth generation of wireless technology (5G) to the world.
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:29
    District official killed as ancient tamarind tree comes crashing down in Yasothon
    An assistant district chief was killed and an assistant village head injured when a tamarind tree – believed by locals to be more than a century old – collapsed onto them during an annual charity fair in Yasothon’s Maha Chana Chai district on Sunday evening.
    Around Thailand
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Floral fair in the heart of Bangkok
    This year, the annual Nai Lert Flower & Garden Art Fair takes place at the Park of Nai Lert in the heart of Bangkok from February 21-24, 2019, from 09.00 – 20.00 hrs.
    Travel log
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:10
    Air in nation’s North is dangerous to breathe
    Residents in many northern provinces were on Tuesday breathing air containing more than double the country’s official safe limit of PM2.5, particulates of 2.5 micrograms or smaller per cubic metre, according to the daily update from the Pollution Control Department’s website. (air4thai.pcd.go.th)
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 01:00
    Meetings held to seek answer to Bangkok smog
    AS PUBLIC AGITATION over the hazardous air in Bangkok continues to grow, a fresh look at how to deal with PM2.5 particulates is underway, with consecutive meetings being held by the national pollution-control committee and environmental board.
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 12:14
    Rain makes small dent in still-unsafe Bangkok air
    Rainfall in various areas of greater Bangkok on Tuesday morning brought people hope for a lessening of the unsafe level of fine particulates that have dusted the air in recent days.
  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 15:28
    Storm-affected dog stirs outpouring of sympathy
    Lala, a Thai Bangkaew dog, in Nakhon Si Thammarat provice, has become a sensation on social media after photos of her lying on a chair in rain were posted on a Facebook page.
  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 01:00
    On International Migrants Day, a sea change for Thai fishing?
    Tomorrow, December 18, the world observes International Migrants Day. It’s a day to recognise the contributions and struggles of those who have left home in search of work that provides fair income and safe working conditions.
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