• Fri, 22 Mar 2019 18:30
    Warning over dangerous smog in Mae Hong Son
    Mae Hong Son is facing dangerous air pollution, with PM2.5 levels reaching a critical level.
  • Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:27
    Northern pollution levels fall
    While the Pollution Control Department (PCD) on Wednesday reported lower PM2.5 dust particle amounts in nine northern provinces, several stations still cited dangerous levels.
  • 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
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    North chokes on toxic haze largely from Myanmar fires
    THE NORTH was once again choking under dangerous levels of PM2.5 dust particles yesterday. For instance, tambon Wiang Phang Kham in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district cited the day’s peak at 128 micrograms (mcg) per cubic metre of air, more than double the Thai safety limit of 50mcg. As of 11am, the district also hit 238 in its Air Quality Index score (AQI), more than double the safety limit of 100.
  • 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.
  • Sun, 10 Mar 2019 18:00
    Stray dogs to be rounded up on Jomtien Beach
    The Pattaya Mail is reporting that local officials have instructed Pattaya’s dog catchers to round up “dangerous” stray dogs that have been roaming in packs around Jomtien Beach, south of Pattaya.
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  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    Solution to Songkran tragedy is right in front of our eyes 
    There’s a simple rule whose adoption would save hundreds of lives every year in Thailand. Simply declare that ALL non-essential motorcycles are to be banned from being driven on the “7 dangerous days” of Songkran. 
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  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
    The line crossed in Kashmir
    It would be reassuring to know that Narendra Modi is only acting tough for electoral gain, but what a dangerous move he’s made
  • Wed, 27 Feb 2019 17:45
    Urgent : Pakistan, India say shot down each other's warplanes
    Islamabad - Pakistan and India said Wednesday they had shot down each other's warplanes, in a dramatic escalation of the dangerous confrontation between the nuclear-armed rivals.
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  • 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.
  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 01:00
    Army chief bristles over proposals to cut budget
    Making critics enemies of the state dangerous, say analysts, as politicians told to listen to ultra-rightist song.
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  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    Agriculture Ministry should be prosecuted for mass poisoning
    Re: “Dangerous farm chemicals still allowed for at least two years”, National, February 15.
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  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:41
    Health Ministry vows to curb use of dangerous agrochemicals
    The Public Health Ministry will do everything within its power to discourage the use of three dangerous agrochemicals, following a ruling that paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyfiros will be allowed in Thailand for at least two more years.
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  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Dangerous farm chemicals still allowed for at least two years
    PARAQUAT, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos are still allowed for use in Thailand for at least another two years, after the Hazardous Substance Committee yesterday reaffirmed its previous decision not to ban the three controversial agrochemicals.
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 15:10
    Air in nation’s North is dangerous to breathe
    Residents in many northern provinces were on Tuesday breathing air containing more than double the country’s official safe limit of PM2.5, particulates of 2.5 micrograms or smaller per cubic metre, according to the daily update from the Pollution Control Department’s website. (air4thai.pcd.go.th)
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