• Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00:00
    Battle against pollution has pride of place among China’s policies
    The latest crackdown on waste shipments from overseas, launched by China’s General Administration of Customs on Tuesday, reflects the government’s firm determination to prevent the continuous inflow of foreign waste in efforts to combat pollution.
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 07:33:50
    New phase of globalisation could worsen CO2 pollution: study
    The shift of low-value, energy-hungry manufacturing from China and India to coal-powered economies with even lower wages could be bad news for the fight against climate change, researchers cautioned Monday.
  • Wed, 09 May 2018 01:00:00
    We must treat air pollution as a health emergency
    The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released its latest global report assessing ambient air pollution and the resulting disease burden. While some progress has been made around the world since the last WHO report, the fact is that millions of people die prematurely as a direct result of air pollution.
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 01:00:00
    Steaming Bangkok seeks to go the green way
    SINGAPORE’S Garden by the Bay has helped make it Asia’s greenest city. New York’s High Line elevated park attracts four million visitors a year. Seoul’s Skygarden is a disused highway lined with 24,000 plants. Osaka’s Namba Park shopping mall is an oasis of trees and flowers.
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 01:00:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Alarm raised as Thailand drowns in plastic trash
    IN FEBRUARY LAST YEAR, a patch of plastic trash almost 10 kilometres long was seen floating off the coast of the Gulf of Thailand in Chumpon province, prompting a wake-up call about the plastic pollution problem which has become increasingly serious in recent years.
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 06:43:36
    Nine out of 10 people breathing polluted air: WHO
    More than 90 percent of the global population is breathing in high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, blaming poor air quality for some seven million deaths annually.
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  • Wed, 02 May 2018 01:00:00
    Mongolians sip 'oxygen cocktails' to cope with smog
    Ulaanbaatar -Fed up with the smog in Mongolia's capital, residents have resorted to sipping "lung" tea and "oxygen cocktails" in a desperate bid to protect themselves from pollution, despite health officials saying there is no evidence they work.
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  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Continuing haze points to failure of Asean agreement
    Activists call for tighter controls over contract farming activities of food firms
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:03:37
    Smog rings alarm bells in Chiang Mai
    Amid ‘very dangerous’ air pollution, children and elderly told to stay inside
  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    We must stop plastics pollution where it starts
    Sunday saw the annual Earth Day to raise awareness on the issues and environmental threats faced by our planet.
  • Sun, 22 Apr 2018 15:57:17
    Chiang Mai air polluted far above safe levels
    The amount of small dust particles in Chiang Mai province has risen sharply after the 51-day ban on outdoor fires ended last Friday.
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  • Wed, 18 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Haze problem in North set to worsen as burning ban ends, experts warn
    AIR POLLUTION in the North is expected to worsen following an end to the ban on outdoor burning in many provinces.
  • Thu, 12 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    North faces serious haze problem this weekend
    PEOPLE IN the North have been warned to prepare for a worsening haze problem this weekend as the weather forecast shows south-westerly winds that will carry air pollution into the region.
  • Sun, 08 Apr 2018 01:00:00
    Harsh governor should be held to account
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha should look into the case in which the Chiang Mai governor has threatened the editor of the Citylife Chiang Mai magazine with criminal charges for posting a student’s painting of ancient kings wearing pollution masks to Facebook.
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  • Tue, 03 Apr 2018 14:57:00
    Chiang Mai cleans up to tackle air pollution
    Chiang Mai staged a “Big Cleaning” operation on Tuesday to fight overwhelming air pollution.
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