• Fri, 05 Apr 2019 01:00
    The burning truth? There’s no excuse for haze 
    The day the burning ban began last month, haze blanketed the mountains and valleys of the North. In the weeks since, the situation has not improved.
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 01:00
    Northern fires killing off wildlife, protected plants
    BEYOND the harm done to human health by the smouldering blanket of forest fires in the North, concern has arisen for wildlife and rare plants on the slopes of Doi Luang Chiang Dao in Chiang Mai.
  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 13:56
    Northern fires killing off wildlife, protected plants
    Beyond the harm done to human health by the North’s smouldering blanket of forest fires, concern has arisen for wildlife and rare plants on the slopes of Doi Luang Chiang Dao in Chiang Mai.
  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 17:10
    Man held for fake pollution death report
    Police have arrested a 36-year-old Thai man for allegedly running a fake news website that published a report about a “death” after exposure to airborne particulates 2.5 microns in diameter and smaller. The story reportedly caused anxiety in the wake of PM2.5 dust blanketing Greater Bangkok.
  • Thu, 31 Jan 2019 12:19
    Aswin calls on experts to help tackle Bangkok's air pollution problem
    Bangkok governor Pol General Aswin Kwanmuang on Thursday called on experts to give advice on how best to tackle the severe air pollution that has blanketed the city.
  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
    Saving your skin from damaging fine dust
    FOR MORE THAN two weeks, the ultra-fine dust known as PM 2.5 has blanketed Bangkok and neighbouring provinces, leading to health warnings from relevant agencies including the Institute of Dermatology. In addition to being damaging to the respiratory system, these particulates can also worsen skin conditions so those with problems such as chronic eczema and atopic dermatitis would do well to listen
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 11:02
    Mercury plunges to minus 2C on Doi Inthanon
    The mercury dropped to minus 2 degrees Celsius at the top of Doi Inthanon mountain in Chiang Mai on Thursday morning, with frost blanketing the peak.
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  • Wed, 23 Jan 2019 17:51
    JD Central reveals fun facts of masks and air purifiers
    JD Central online shopping shop’s statistics have revealed that most searched products on the platform during January 7-20 during which Bangkok was blanketed with smog are “face masks” and “air purifier”, according to its statement.
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  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 01:00
    Fighting fine dust is a tough task
    The past weekend saw another wave of fine dust blanket South Korea. Over the past 10 years, the frequency of waves of fine dust has increased steadily, causing people to worry about their negative effects on public health.
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:07
    "Urgent" meeting held Wednesday on smog
    Pollution Control Department and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration on Wednesday hold an urgent meeting on Wednesday in their latest efforts to battle with  the persistent smog while dust particles continued to blanket the capital.
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:36
    Emergency measures enforced in S. Korea to fight fine dust
    South Koreans started off another suffocating day Tuesday as thick fine dust continued to blanket most of the country for the fifth consecutive day. 
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  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 15:13
    His Majesty grants 2,000 blankets, necessities to the poor in Surin
    His Majesty the King graciously had a privy councillor and the Raja Prachanukroh Foundation deliver 2,000 blankets and bags of necessities to residents of three districts in Surin on Monday.
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  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
    Smog serious threat to public health: experts
    Air pollution blankets capital for third day in a row, with prospects of prolonged unhealthy air quality levels
  • Wed, 26 Dec 2018 01:00
    A doctor’s prescription for the festive season 
    A belated seasonal greeting to y’all from a jet-lagged Dr Frank, now back in God’s county and ready for lots of pigs in blankets, lambs liver and onions, and of course wonderful turkey and all the trimmings served in the finest restaurant in Richmond, North Yorkshire.
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  • Wed, 19 Dec 2018 10:24
    Frigid fog descends on Phayao
    Phayao residents woke up under a blanket of fog on Wednesday morning, as cold air blew into the northern province.
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