• Fri, 26 Apr 2019 22:46
    This year’s haze crisis ‘should serve as a lesson’
    A serious study is required as this year’s air pollution in the North proves that Thailand lacks proactive measures to deal with “special conditions”, officials fighting forest fires in the past month say.
    national
  • Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:44
    Haze: What to do about corn without killing the golden goose?
    We have a big, known problem: Corn is a major source of Thailand’s chronic haze crisis. We also have a big, unknown problem: Corn is a link in a multibillion-dollar supply chain that is vital to Thailand and also many of its poorest people.  The really big problem, therefore, is not what to do about corn and corn’s contribution to the haze crisis.
    opinion
  • Mon, 08 Apr 2019 01:00
    Haze-hit northerners feel the pinch, poll shows
    PEOPLE in the North are burdened by additional costs to cope with the ongoing haze crisis even as more forest fires erupted in some areas yesterday.
    national
  • Fri, 05 Apr 2019 12:56
    Urgent : Chiang Mai needs Bangkok’s spare air purifiers
    With the North still shrouded in haze crisis, the price of air purifiers has risen due to high demand, and an academic has appealed to Bangkok people to donate their spare units.
    national
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 17:38
    Good Samaritans hand out thousands of N95 face masks in smog-bound Chiang Mai
    Many good Samaritans are now handing out N95 face masks in Chiang Mai in a bid to help locals brave it through the ongoing serious haze crisis.
    national
  • Mon, 01 Apr 2019 16:24
    Clamour grows for Upper North to be declared ‘smog disaster zone’ as forest fire hot spots top 3,000
    Calls for the Upper North to be declared a smog disaster zone became louder on Monday, as the haze crisis persisted and the region’s smog-generating forest fires soared to 3,088 hot spots.
    national
  • Fri, 29 Mar 2019 15:25
    Chadchart in Chiang Mai to address haze crisis
    The 52-year-old Chadchart Sittipunt is a Pheu Thai candidates for prime minister plans to hold discussion on Friday with local academics and people and private sector representatives in a bid to find a solution to the northern haze crisis.
    national
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
    Calls for schools in Chiang Mai to close as haze crisis worsens
    WITH CHIANG MAI entering the global list for worst air pollution, calls are growing for schools and educational institutes in the northern province to close down temporarily for the sake of students.
    national
  • Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:54
    Southeast Asian haze crisis killed over 100,000: study
    AKARTA - A smog outbreak in Southeast Asia last year may have caused over 100,000 premature deaths, according to a new study released Monday that triggered calls for action to tackle the "killer haze".
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:47
    Singapore targeting private firms linked to Indonesian fires, not national sovereignty
    JAKARTA - Singapore's move to go after companies linked to fires in Indonesia that led to last year's haze is not an issue of sovereignty or national dignity, said a Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) spokesman yesterday.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 20 Apr 2016 01:00
    Haze crisis returns in North after fire ban ends
    THE end of official bans on burning
    national
  • Thu, 24 Mar 2016 01:00
    Haze crisis soars in Chiang Rai
    Air hazard levels in Chiang Rai have risen to nearly 300 micrograms of pollutants per cubic metre, the worst in the country so far this year, which has caused thousands of haze-affected residents to seek medical treatment.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Mar 2016 17:32
    Haze crisis soars in Chiang Rai
    Air hazard levels in Chiang Rai have risen to nearly 300 micrograms of pollutants per cubic metre, the worst in the country so far this year, which has caused thousands of haze-affected residents to seek medical treatment.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 23 Mar 2016 01:00
    Haze worsens in two Northern districts
    Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district yesterday reported tiny particulate matter at 294 micrograms per cubic metre while Mae Hong Son’s Muang district reported 134 micrograms, both of which are beyond the safety level of 120mcg per cubic metre, according to the P
    national
  • Tue, 22 Mar 2016 01:00
    Haze forces 64,000 into hospitals in the North
    SMOG IN THE North has already caused 64,108 people to be hospitalised, while more patients are expected as a result of the air pollution.
    national
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