• 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, 19 Mar 2019 09:00
    Number of Specialised Clinics for Pollution-Related Symptoms to Increase: Public Health Ministry
    Still in the grip of an already months-long smog crisis, the Public Health Ministry is now preparing to set up specialised clinics to treat patients suffering from pollution-related symptoms in many parts of the country.
  • Tue, 19 Mar 2019 01:00
    Licence to kill
    Pollution and environmental damage are responsible for early deaths, experts say
  • Sat, 16 Mar 2019 01:00
    Go after the real culprits behind smog – agro firms
    The problem of smog in our country is escalating each year. Chiang Mai this year has become the world’s worst in terms of air pollution caused by PM2.5 dust particles.
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  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Northern haze ‘must be on national agenda’
    CALLS FOR the government to make tackling the problem of serious air pollution part of the national agenda are getting louder.
  • Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    Chiang Mai haze shortening people’s lives, warns doctor
    MORE AND more Chiang Mai residents are suffering from health problems after a decade of inhaling particulates, a local medical expert warned recently.
  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 01:00
    Northerners urged to stay indoors
    Chiang Mai named world’s most polluted city for two days running
  • 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.
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 01:00
    How one community in smoggy Lampang gets rid of all its waste without burning anything
    WITH ATTENTION focused on forest fires’ contribution to the air pollution choking upper Thailand, other outdoor burning – particularly farm scrub being torched – is coming under closer scrutiny. One community – Ban Paen Pong Chai, which covers 10 villages in Lampang’s Chae Hom district, has emerged as a shining example for others to follow.
  • Fri, 08 Mar 2019 02:46
    Public-private cooperation the key to transforming ‘sick cities’
    THE NATIONAL Health Commission Office (NHCO) has launched a “Healthy Cities” campaign to improve people’s physical and social environments and tackle problems caused by various urban issues, including poor lifestyles and pollution.
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    Bangkok Declaration must wait until June
    ASEAN COUNTRIES yesterday agreed to work together closely to deal with the region’s serious marine trash problem, with leaders of the grouping expected to endorse the Bangkok Declaration at the Asean Summit in Bangkok in June.
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 01:00
    The Cabinet yesterday agreed to revise the excise tax for electric cars and trucks using diesel B20 to zero per cent and 0.5 to 2 per cent respectively to lessen the problem of particulate dust pollution. 
  • Tue, 05 Mar 2019 01:00
    Smog in North takes big toll on public health
    NEARLY A quarter of a million people in the North sought medical treatment for four different kinds of ailments that flared up amid the intense air pollution between February 17 and 23.
  • Mon, 04 Mar 2019 18:00
    Quarter-million in North seek help for smog conditions
    Nearly a quarter-million people in the North sought medical treatment for four different kinds of ailments that flared up amid intense air pollution between February 17 and 23.
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