• Tue, 20 Nov 2018 19:30
    Ministry launches campaign against drownings during Loy Krathong
    The number of deaths by drowning a day before, during and the day after Loy Krathong over the past decade (2008-2017) stood at 380 – 25 per cent or 94 cases of which were children under age 15, Dr Sukhum Kanchanapimai, permanent secretary of the Public Health Ministry, said on Tuesday.
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    ‘Death bus’ driver jailed, but why is operator not held accountable?  
    Re: “Bus driver gets four-year jail term over passenger deaths”, The Nation, November 14.
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  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:18
    Khmer Rouge leaders found guilty of genocide in landmark ruling
    Two top leaders of Cambodia's Khmer Rouge regime were found guilty of genocide on Friday, in a landmark ruling almost 40 years after the fall of a brutal regime that presided over the deaths of a quarter of the population.
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  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:00
    Bus driver gets four-year jail term over passenger deaths
    A Thai bus driver, who reportedly drove under drug influence and crashed his company’s chartered double-decker coach at a downhill curve in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Wang Nam Khieo district on March 22 resulting in 18 passenger deaths and 32 injuries, has been sentenced to a four-year-and-one-month jail term and his driver’s licence permanently revoked.
  • Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
    Safe homes can prevent many deaths: experts
    AT LEAST 6,000 elderly people die from falling every year, and most of these deaths occur at home.
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 12:57
    Couple die in Yosemite National Park while apparently taking selfie
    LOS ANGELES - An Indian couple who fell to their deaths in California's Yosemite National Park were apparently taking a selfie, according to a family member and media reports.
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  • Tue, 30 Oct 2018 09:48
    German nurse serial killer on trial over 100 deaths
    Former nurse Niels Hoegel, accused of killing more than 100 patients in his care, will go on trial Tuesday in the biggest serial killing trial in Germany's post-war history.
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  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
    Measles claims 9th victim in Yala, 3 critically ill
    A CHILD SUCCUMBED to measles in Yala province yesterday morning, bringing the number of deaths from the disease in the southernmost province this year to nine, Yala Provincial Public Health Office head Dr Songkran Maichum said.
  • Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:49
    Ninth death in Yala measles outbreak
    A child succumbed to measles in Yala province on Monday morning, bringing the number of deaths from an outbreak of the disease in the country’s southernmost province to nine.
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    ‘Vaccine denial’ behind measles deaths in South
    Local Islamic teachers preaching vaccination ‘forbidden’ for Muslims.
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    State firm told to pay Bt26m over death of 25 in van tragedy
    THE CHANTHABURI Provincial Court yesterday ordered Transport Co Ltd, a state enterprise, to pay Bt26-million compensation for 25 deaths caused by a van accident last year.
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
    Seven deaths in one night burst bubble of Vietnam’s young rave scene    
    Days after seven people died after taking a cocktail of drugs at a dance music festival, their peers partied on at a sweaty Hanoi nightclub, hoping tragedy does not pull the plug on the nascent rave scene in the buttoned-up communist capital.
  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 09:57
    Perilous roads
    Road crashes are a major cause of death in every country – 24,000 deaths a year and 66 a day in Thailand, where 73% of the fatalities claim motorcyclists.
  • Sun, 23 Sep 2018 13:30
    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
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 09:01
    Most nations to miss UN target on chronic diseases: study
    More than half of all countries will likely fail to hit the UN target of reducing premature deaths from a quartet of chronic diseases by a third before 2030, researchers said Friday.
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