• Wed, 17 Apr 2019 12:25
    Seoul all lit up for the Buddha’s birthday
    South Korea residents will celebrate Buddha’s birthday with the striking Lotus Lantern Festival known as Yeondeunghoe from May 3 to 5 in downtown Seoul and along the street in front of the Jogyesa Temple.
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:12
    Community forest fires in Phayao now under control
    Local residents joined authorities and rescuers in attempting to put out the fires in community forests in Phayao’s Muang district on Sunday night.
  • Sun, 14 Apr 2019 02:12
    Nationwide Songkran celebrations move into high gear
    Cultural activities and water fights marked the start of the Songkran festival, as tourists and local residents began celebrations for the Thai New Year.
  • Sat, 13 Apr 2019 13:56
    Quake-hit Indonesians refuse to leave high ground: official
    Luwuk, Indonesia - Some panicked residents of a quake-hit Indonesian island have refused to return home after the tremor triggered a brief tsunami warning and fears there was more to come, the disaster agency said Saturday.
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  • Sat, 13 Apr 2019 01:00
    Tsunami warning lifted after strong quake hits off Indonesia
    Luwuk, Indonesia - A strong 6.8 magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia Friday, the United States Geological Survey said, triggering a brief tsunami warning that sent panicked residents fleeing to higher ground.
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  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 19:51
    Urgent : Strong 6.8 quake hits off eastern Indonesia, triggering tsunami warning
    A strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake rocked eastern Indonesia Friday (April 12), the United States Geological Survey said, triggering a tsunami warning and sending panicked residents running from their homes.
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  • Sat, 13 Apr 2019 01:00
    Blasts from the past
    Tourists as well as local residents have the opportunity to travel back in time and enjoy a retro-style Songkran. Here's where
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  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 08:00
    Temperatures reach 42°C in Tak and Lampang
    As the temperature rose to 42°C in Lampang and Tak, several other provinces cited 41-40°C on Thursday morning, the Thai Meteorological Department warned residents in the north, northeast, centre and east of very hot weather with possible storms during April 13-17.
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    Nakhon Sawan sugar factory sours life for local residents
    For the past two years, I have lived in the Nakhon Sawan village of Ban Makluea, a few kilometres from a cane sugar factory that is destroying the lives of many local residents.
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  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 18:00
    Phuket residents urged to save water
    The Phuket Water Authority (PWA) is urging people to save water during the hot season under the confusing slogan ‘Save water, you make it’.
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  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 15:57
    Battle against forest fires continues as pollution levels rise
    Residents in many parts of the upper northern Thailand continued to suffer dangerous levels of air pollution on Thursday, while officials and volunteers battled forest fires.
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 12:12
    'Bangkok sakura' trees now in full bloom
    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration is urging city residents and tourist to enjoy the "Bangkok sakura" trees that are now in full bloom at Chatuchak Park.
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  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 12:25
    Check dam built in Phichit to alleviate drought conditions
    The severe drought that has led to the Yom River drying up prompted residents in Tambon Sam Ngam of Phichit’s Sam Ngam district to join with local officials in building a temporary mid-river check dam.
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  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 17:30
    Phuket executes drought measures
    Many areas of Phuket have suffered a shortage of tap water, with inconsistent or no flow, prompting business operators and residents to buy water from the private sector.
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  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 15:47
    Forest fires raise air pollution levels in North
    Northern residents suffered increased air pollution on Friday as many areas had dangerous levels of tiny particulate dust, fueled by multiple forest fires in many parts of the region and in neighbouring countries.
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