• 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.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 14 Feb 2019 01:00
    Ferries charge up smog battle
    ELECTRIC ferries will ply the Chao Phraya River under a Bt1 billion project to transform Bangkok into the “Venice of the East” and help ease the capital’s smog.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 19:06
    Smog returns to Bangkok
    Smog returned to most parts of the Greater Bangkok on Wednesday afternoon.
    national
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    Smog set to ease, but summer brings water shortage fears
    WINTER in Thailand will be over next week, the Meteorological Department announced yesterday. Even though the smog problem is expected to improve nationwide once winter ends, the arrival of summer brings along a new problem – water shortage.
    national
  • Mon, 11 Feb 2019 01:00
    Govt urged to establish EPA, introduce clean-air legislation
    CLAIMING THE authorities had failed to protect citizens from PM2.5 smog, especially the underprivileged in urban slums, academics have called for a clean-air act and an independent environmental protection agency (EPA) to safeguard the “people’s right” to a healthy atmosphere.
    national
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    PM, Bangkok chief and environment board face court over PM2.5
    PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha, Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang, and the National Environment Board have been summoned to testify today at the Central Administrative Court over the PM2.5 air-pollution crisis that has affected Greater Bangkok for nearly two months.
    national
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    Ban on fires not really fighting smog
    PROHIBITION ON BURNING OF LEAVES MAKING WILDFIRES STRONGER: VILLAGERS
    national
  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 01:00
    Burning sugarcane fields choke Khon Kaen
    POLLUTION continued to choke the Northeast province of Khon Kaen yesterday, with the Air Quality Index (AQI) reaching 187, well beyond the “moderate” safety limit of 100.
    national
  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
    In the Bangkok smog, a dirty truth about our government  
    It ought to be apparent to the poor, ordinary working citizens of the world that the lack of free healthcare, free education, cheap available housing and a comprehensive public transport system is a measure of our importance to ruling governments.
    your say
  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 01:00
    PM targets diesel cars, factories
    PRAYUT TO PUSH FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLES; BACKS STRATEGY OF SPRAYING WATER TO LESSEN SMOG
    national
  • Tue, 05 Feb 2019 01:00
    New Year celebrations add to smog misery
    CHINESE New Year celebrations in Bangkok and surrounding provinces are pumping heavy metals and other toxins into air already registering dangerously high level of pollutants.
    national
  • 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.
    opinion
  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
    Govt apologises for Bangkok’s suffocating, hazardous smog
    Prayut finally admits haze can be blamed on diesel-powered engines
    national
  • Sat, 02 Feb 2019 01:00
    Govt apologises for Bangkok’s suffocating, hazardous smog
    Prayut finally admits haze can be blamed on diesel-powered vehicles
    national
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 01:00
    The cry of hapless humanity
    I see toxic fog bundling down over me
    your say
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