• Wed, 12 Jun 2019 17:27
    Gucci unmasked
    Bangkok fashionistas get an eyeful of the Italian label's collections for autumn and winter -but without those masks
  • 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.
  • Sun, 31 Mar 2019 12:31
    Half-million in Chiang Mai in desperate need of facemasks
    Chiang Mai, strangling in haze, continues to plea urgently for donations of N95-grade facemasks for 500,000 citizens as well as air-purifiers to establish “clean rooms” at 230 hospitals.
  • Sat, 30 Mar 2019 14:00
    Appeal for N95 face masks in smog hit Chiang Mai
    Chiang Mai authority on Saturday appealed for urgent donations of N95-grade face masks as the air pollution in the province worsened. 
  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 11:32
    Pollution improves, but Chiang Mai braced for more
    The haze situation in urban Chiang Mai had improved by Friday morning but remained hazardous enough in some areas that vulnerable groups – small children, the elderly and the infirm – were still being advised to wear facemasks while outdoors.
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  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 16:04
    Skilfully retouched temple statue images almost land celebrated photographer Chub in hot water
    A set of retouched images by renowned Thai photographer Chub Nokkaew of Wat Arun’s iconic statues wearing face masks was apparently so skilfully made that it almost resulted in him facing a criminal charge.
  • Mon, 04 Feb 2019 01:00
    Bangkok sounds smoke alarm for expanding Asean capitals
    Bangkok is choking as military drones and fire trucks fight to bring air pollution under control. Schools have closed, people are encouraged to stay indoors and others have armed themselves with face masks.
  • Tue, 29 Jan 2019 02:00
    Ratchaburi schools limit outdoor time
    MANY SCHOOLS in Ratchaburi, which is among the central provinces affected by air pollution, have told their students to wear facemasks for protection against PM2.5 (particles with diameter 2.5 micrometers or smaller).
  • Thu, 24 Jan 2019 15:08
    Grab distributes masks to battle Bangkok pollution
    Grab Thailand says it has distributed 3,000 N95 respirator masks to motorcycle taxi riders to reduce the health threats from air pollution for the second consecutive year at the roadshow held by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) to regulate and encourage safety for motorcycle taxi and taxi drivers.
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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
    Stuff common face masks with tissue to filter tiny dust in a pinch, research finds
    AS HIGH-quality facemasks to protect against dangerous smog are in short supply, research found that common facemasks with several levels of additional tissue papers or a folded handkerchief inside may suffice to protect Bangkok residents from small airborne dust particles.
  • Wed, 16 Jan 2019 01:00
    Severe shortage of N95 masks leave many bangkokians at risk
    AFTER spending several days choking on high levels of fine particle dust, many Bangkokians opted for masks to protect themselves, though some were unable to find the N95-grade facemasks required and are calling for the authorities to cover the shortage.
  • Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Planes, trucks spray water to soak up Bangkok’s smog
    WITH AIR pollution in Greater Bangkok threatening the health of its residents since last Thursday, relevant authorities are at work to offer temporary relief.
  • Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:07
    Bangkokians don face masks as smog situation worsens
    Bangkokians were greeted by thick smog on Monday morning forcing a lot of them to wear facemasks to prevent inhaling the dirty air.
  • Fri, 11 Jan 2019 15:56
    Urgent : High pollution alert issued for Children's day this weekend
    Children and their families are being urged to wear face masks while celebrating National Children's Day, as severe pollution is expected in Bangkok this weekend.
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