• Tue, 23 Apr 2019 01:00
    Japan takes action as human genome-editing runs out of control
    Genome editing holds promise as a crucial technology for medical research, but there are ethical problems regarding its application to humans. It is imperative to work out appropriate rules.
  • Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
    Tighter control on transnational food industry required to solve haze problem: expert
    A STRONGER political will is required to take action against monoculture corn cultivation both inside Thailand and in neighbouring countries, or the transboundary haze problem will never be solved, environmental experts said, as Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district continues to choke under hazardous smog.
  • 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 16:03
    Three killed as speeding ambulance crashes
    Three people were killed and one injured when an ambulance driving at speed, lost control, crashed into a resident’s home fence, also toppling a power pole in Phayao province.
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  • Sun, 14 Apr 2019 17:17
    People urged to be cautious about heatstroke
    As the mercury levels soar in many parts of Thailand and more people come outdoors for the Songkran celebrations, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) on Sunday has warned people to beware of heatstroke.
  • Sat, 13 Apr 2019 01:00
    Millions of rai of forested land destroyed by wildfires
    Forest fires have destroyed more than 2.6 million rai of forests in nine northern provinces, the Mae Hong Son forest fire and haze control centre said on Friday.
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 14:38
    Wildfires destroy more than 2.6 million rai of land
    Forest fires have damaged more than 2.6 million rai of land in nine northern provinces, the Mae Hong Son forest fire and haze control centre said on Friday.
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    No charge for Decha over marijuana possession
    THE OFFICE of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has decided not to press any charges against prominent traditional medicine practitioner, Decha Siriphat, after last week’s raid on his foundation, the seizure of his stock of marijuana-based medicines and the arrest of his aide.
  • Fri, 12 Apr 2019 01:00
    Feast all you like at Songkran but take care with the pork you eat, warn health experts
    WITH SONGKRAN celebrations having already started around the country and people feasting with families and loved ones, the Department of Disease Control (DDC) has warned against eating pork that isn't properly cooked.
  • Thu, 11 Apr 2019 01:00
    Avoid petting animals during summer
    THE DISEASE Control Department (DCD) is warning people to be cautious with animals during this hot season as the heat makes them irritable, and they might bite at the slightest stroke.
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 19:00
    Crash victim was a firefighting volunteer, not drunk, say officials
    A 50-year-old motorcyclist, who died when he encountered an out-of-control forest fire on a dirt road in Mae Hong Son’s Khun Yuam district on Sunday afternoon, was not drunk as previously reported, officials said on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 09 Apr 2019 01:00
    Authorities defend raid on foundation accused of producing marijuana medicines
    THE OFFICE OF Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) yesterday defended the police action against noted agriculturalist Decha Siriphat and his colleague for allegedly illegally possessing marijuana, saying they would have faced negligence of duty charges if they failed to take legal action.
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 08:20
    Cannabis still illegal, drugs boss warns
    Possession and distribution of cannabis oil without permission is illegal and people must beware of online invitations to join "lucrative" opportunities, Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) chief Niyom Termsrisuk said on Thursday.
  • Thu, 04 Apr 2019 17:20
      Latest : Ethiopian crew followed procedure, but unable to control jet: report
    Addis Ababa - The crew of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed last month killing 157 people, repeatedly followed procedures recommended by Boeing, but were unable to regain control of the jet, according to the investigators' report released Thursday.
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  • Wed, 03 Apr 2019 15:25
    Man dies transporting rosewood logs
    A speeding driver, later discovered to be transporting 81 Siamese rosewood logs, was killed in a crash after loosing control of his sedan in heavy rain before overturning in Ubon Ratchathani's Pho Sai district early on Wednesday morning.
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