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.
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 01:00
Poisonous puffer fish a delicacy for many in Sarawakian town
BETONG - Mention puffer fish, and thorns and poison come to mind.
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:00
Fun screens out work for women
WOMEN use mobile phones mainly for fun, rather than for business, according to a survey that also finds social media is as popular as ever, despite talk of digital detoxing.
Mon, 11 Jun 2018 12:00
Plastic, toxins found in Antarctica
In the latest depressing news about how we humans are destroying nature, Greenpeace reports that it discovered plastic pollution and hazardous chemicals during a recent expedition to the Antarctic. Laboratory analysis of water and snow samples has revealed the presence of microplastics and persistent chemicals.
Tue, 22 May 2018 18:00
Police raid Chachoengsao plant in crackdown on foreign e-waste disposal
POLICE SEARCHED a waste management plant in Chachoengsao’s Plaeng Yao district on Tuesday, responding to an allegation that hazardous industrial waste had been smuggled from abroad to be burned at the facility, spreading toxins in the area.
Tue, 15 May 2018 01:00
Dampening down the poisons
How toxins affect your immunity and what you can do about it
Sun, 26 Nov 2017 15:31
Lawsuit against govt planned as toxins found on popular vegetables
More than 60 per cent of five popular vegetables sold in local markets contain excessive levels of harmful chemical residue, according to a testing by the Thailand Pesticide Alert Network (Thai-PAN), a non-governmental organisation working on food safety.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:56
N. Korea has large chemical weapons stockpile: Seoul
SEOUL - North Korea has up to 5,000 tonnes of chemical weapons, South Korean experts said Friday, including the toxin used to assassinate its leader's half-brother.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 01:00
Compensation for mining company’s ‘poisoning’ not enough: plaintiffs
PEOPLE in Tak province say nothing has been done about removing cadmium contamination from their water source, while the Appeals Court yesterday upheld the Civil Court’s earlier ruling against zinc-mining companies on the leakage of toxins into the Mae Ta
Thu, 10 Dec 2015 01:00
Better than Botox
When it comes to fighting wrinkles, the botulinum toxin injection, widely known as Botox, is the most-performed non-surgical dermatologic procedure.
Sun, 01 Nov 2015 01:00
Clothes to make you ill
A local brand sets out to reveal the extent to which we are affected by toxins through a colourful collection
Wed, 12 Aug 2015 01:00
Toxins from coal-fired stations can be treated, say academics
Potential pollutant releases from coal-fired power plants can be treated and prevented, engineering lecturers from Chulalongkorn University said yesterday.
Sat, 29 Nov 2014 01:00
Experts call for action to protect locals near Phichit gold mine
Health experts called on the authorities to initiate a plan to help people living near a gold mine in Phichit province, after it was discovered that more than half the residents had high levels of toxins in their blood.
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:00
Botulinum toxin for shapely calves
I love cycling, but I don't like what it does to my calves. My legs look really bulky now. What are the solutions?
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 17:13
400,000 in US city told not to drink tap water
WASHINGTON - Residents of Toledo, Ohio will learn Sunday when they can drink tap water again after officials warned that the water supply was polluted with toxins likely released by algae blooms.