• Wed, 20 Mar 2019 01:00
    Going outdoors ‘still dangerous’
    Chiang Mai remains smog-bound, but falls four places in list of world’s most polluted cities
  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 01:00
    Go after the real culprits behind smog – agro firms
    The problem of smog in our country is escalating each year. Chiang Mai this year has become the world’s worst in terms of air pollution caused by PM2.5 dust particles.
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  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Northern haze ‘must be on national agenda’
    CALLS FOR the government to make tackling the problem of serious air pollution part of the national agenda are getting louder.
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Chiang Mai haze shortening people’s lives, warns doctor
    MORE AND more Chiang Mai residents are suffering from health problems after a decade of inhaling particulates, a local medical expert warned recently.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:07
    North sees return of dangerous levels of PM2.5 particles
    Many northern provinces on Monday were suffering from dangerous levels of PM2.5 dust particles, including Tambon Wiang Phang Kham in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district with the day’s peak of 117 micrograms per cubic metre (mcg) of air, more than double the Thai safety limit of 50mcg.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    How one community in smoggy Lampang gets rid of all its waste without burning anything
    WITH ATTENTION focused on forest fires’ contribution to the air pollution choking upper Thailand, other outdoor burning – particularly farm scrub being torched – is coming under closer scrutiny. One community – Ban Paen Pong Chai, which covers 10 villages in Lampang’s Chae Hom district, has emerged as a shining example for others to follow.
  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
    Smog in North takes big toll on public health
    NEARLY A quarter of a million people in the North sought medical treatment for four different kinds of ailments that flared up amid the intense air pollution between February 17 and 23.
  • Mon, 04 Mar 2019 18:00
    Quarter-million in North seek help for smog conditions
    Nearly a quarter-million people in the North sought medical treatment for four different kinds of ailments that flared up amid intense air pollution between February 17 and 23.
  • Fri, 01 Mar 2019 13:18
    Chiang Mai choking on Day 1 of burning ban
    Air pollution remained above the safety limit in Chiang Mai on Friday, the first day of a 50-day ban on all burning.
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
    Ridding Bangkok’s pollution for good
    WHILE BANGKOK was in the throes of its latest air pollution crisis, it seemed any idea, no matter how far-fetched, was worth considering to ease discomfort and protect the public. Given the serious health risks posed by inhaling PM2.5 particles, who can blame the authorities for seeking quick fixes to clear the smog that only gets thicker every year?
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 01:00
    Researchers come up with over 60 innovations to help tackle air pollution
    IN THE wake of the haze that enveloped Greater Bangkok as well as the North and Northeast, the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) has come up with over 60 innovations that can be turned into practical technology.
  • Sun, 24 Feb 2019 18:19
    North chokes in dangerous smog
    THREE PROVINCES in the North, including Chiang Mai, faced PM2.5 levels higher than the standard safe levels for health.
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:32
    Chiang Mai and Lampang suffer 'code red' air pollution
    Chiang Mai and Lampang on Friday were choking on “code red” air pollution with PM2.5 levels above 90 micrograms (mcg) per cubic metre of air, according to the Pollution Control Department (PCD).
  • Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
    Chiang Mai University urges people to stay indoors as pollution worsens
    IN THE face of persistent air pollution in the North, Chiang Mai University (CMU) has decided to issue warnings for locals to think twice before using the outdoor zone of its stadium.
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 20:00
    Air pollution: Cabinet asked to allocate Bt6 bn to help buy sugar-cane harvesters
    The Finance Ministry has asked for Cabinet for approval of a Bt6-billion budget to help the government tackle smog and air-pollution problems in the North and Northeast of the country.
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