• Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:30
    AIR QUALITY INDICATORS
    The fact that, globally, one in nine deaths is attributed to air pollution should cause everyone to pay attention to air-quality indexes and find means of protection
    national
  • Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:00
    Special Report : Official air quality standards raise concerns
    Acceptable PM2.5 levels in Thailand still too high and fail to meet world standards, say critics.
    national
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 10:31
    HCM City seeks ways to curb CO2 emissions from vehicles
    Air pollution in HCM City caused by vehicles now exceeds the level of pollution emitted by industrial zones, environmental experts say.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 14:07
    'This is Indonesia': race-walker collapses after 50km of heat, smog
    Indonesia's Hendro said it was a "miracle" to even finish the 50km race walk in Jakarta's brutal pollution, heat and humidity Thursday after he was carried from the finish line on a stretcher.
    sports
  • Fri, 17 Aug 2018 13:26
    Choking hazard: air pollution hangs over Asian Games
    Indonesia is about to open the Asian Games but its traffic-clogged capital Jakarta remains shrouded in a haze of air pollution that threatens to mar the world's second-biggest multi-sport event.
    sports
  • Sat, 30 Jun 2018 14:44
    Air pollution plays significant role in diabetes: study
    Air pollution caused one in seven new cases of diabetes in 2016, according to a US study, which found even low levels raised the chances of developing the chronic disease.
    lifestyle
  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 01:00
    Beijing is tackling air pollution at street level
    Beijing just announced a new policy to control the number of cars without local licences on the road in order to ease traffic and reduce air pollution.
    opinion
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 01:00
    Officials take emergency steps as air pollution soars in Delhi
    Pollution levels in India’s capital remained two times above the severe level last week, in what is the most polluted summer in recent years, forcing the authorities to take emergency measures, including shutting down all construction activities.
    opinion
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00
    We must treat air pollution as a health emergency
    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released its latest global report assessing ambient air pollution and the resulting disease burden. While some progress has been made around the world since the last WHO report, the fact is that millions of people die prematurely as a direct result of air pollution.
    opinion
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 06:43
    Nine out of 10 people breathing polluted air: WHO
    More than 90 percent of the global population is breathing in high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, blaming poor air quality for some seven million deaths annually.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 01:00
    Mongolians sip 'oxygen cocktails' to cope with smog
    Ulaanbaatar -Fed up with the smog in Mongolia's capital, residents have resorted to sipping "lung" tea and "oxygen cocktails" in a desperate bid to protect themselves from pollution, despite health officials saying there is no evidence they work.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:03
    Smog rings alarm bells in Chiang Mai
    Amid ‘very dangerous’ air pollution, children and elderly told to stay inside
    national
  • Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:57
    Chiang Mai air polluted far above safe levels
    The amount of small dust particles in Chiang Mai province has risen sharply after the 51-day ban on outdoor fires ended last Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:00
    Haze problem in North set to worsen as burning ban ends, experts warn
    AIR POLLUTION in the North is expected to worsen following an end to the ban on outdoor burning in many provinces.
    national
  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 01:00
    North faces serious haze problem this weekend
    PEOPLE IN the North have been warned to prepare for a worsening haze problem this weekend as the weather forecast shows south-westerly winds that will carry air pollution into the region.
    national
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