• Mon, 13 May 2019 18:00
    BMA continues anti-mosquito campaign after 1,550 Bangkokians hit by dengue
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) will continue campaigning for Bangkokians to get rid of standing water, which provides perfect conditions for mosquitoes, after 1,550 people were reported to have caught dengue and one patient succumbed to the virus earlier this year, a senior BMA official said on Monday.
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 18:10
     Assange won't be sent to country where could face death penalty: Quito
    Quito - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, arrested in London on Thursday after Quito withdrew his political asylum, will not be extradited to any country where he could face "torture or the death penalty," Ecuador's president said.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Authorities work to boost knowledge, as malaria hits Si Sa Ket province
    AFTER MORE than 100 people contracted malaria in 15 months (January 2018 to March 2019) in the northeastern province of Si Sa Ket, health advocates joined forces to provide knowledge about this mosquito-borne disease to workers tapping rubber trees on the Thai-Cambodia border.
  • Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:30
    Health Office warns of mosquito viruses in Phuket
    The Phuket Provincial Health Office (PPHO) has published an official alert for Chikungunya and Dengue fever, viruses caused by the Aedes Eegypti mosquito.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 13:26
    Urgent : Disappeared China star Fan ordered to pay $129m over taxes
    Beijing - Chinese superstar Fan Bingbing has been ordered to pay more than $129 million in taxes and fines, state media said Wednesday, months after the once ubiquitous celebrity disappeared from the public eye.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:48
    Microplastics may enter foodchain through mosquitoes
    Mosquito larvae have been observed ingesting microplastics that can be passed up the food chain, researchers said Wednesday, potentially uncovering a new way that the polluting particles could damage the environment.
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 19:30
    Godzilla mosquito repellent banned after death of puppies
    Thai authorities warned the public on Monday against Godzilla, a mosquito repellent brand imported from Myanmar, following reports that three puppies had died after inhaling its fumes.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:00
    Dengue-prone Asean to tighten defences
    Meeting in Malaysia to discuss controlling the disease amid increasing cases
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 11:47
    Stay on alert for dengue, doctors warn
    Residents of Thailand – and especially those in Bangkok, neighbouring provinces and large southern cities – must stay alert to the danger of dengue fever and other mosquito-borne diseases even beyond the rainy season, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) warned on Thursday.
  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:15
    Woman dies tangled in mosquito net in Uttaradit house fire
    A woman was killed and her husband severely injured when their two-storey wooden house in Uttaradit’s Lablae district was engulfed in fire on Thursday morning.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Jan 2018 01:00
    Commercial sex prohibition fuels massive everyday corruption
    Media reports continue to emerge of the huge amounts of bribe money flowing from Thailand’s ubiquitous but still illegal sex industry into the pockets of corrupt officials at every level.
    your say
  • Mon, 18 Dec 2017 01:00
    Ignoring East Jerusalem is a capital crime
    Mr Wilcox’s letter is spot on in pointing out the hypocrisy and indeed lack of assertiveness vis-a-vis political Islam’s intransigence so ubiquitous among Western leaders and in mainstream media outlets.
    your say
  • Wed, 06 Dec 2017 06:48
    Genetic tool that can doom a species under UN review
    For some, a new cutting-edge technology called gene drive is the silver bullet able to wipe out invasive species decimating island wildlife, and eradicate the malaria-bearing mosquitos that killed nearly half a million people last year, mostly in Africa.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 01 Dec 2017 10:03
    Thais and their TVs: A relationship with a new twist
    In a world where all-episodes-at-once has quickly become ubiquitous, what else could consumers want out of their future entertainment experiences?
    movie & TV
  • Mon, 09 Oct 2017 13:00
    Chinese scientists: GM bacterium offers way to block malaria
    SHANGHAI - Organism grown inside mosquitoes’ bodies stops development of infectious parasite.
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