• Fri, 29 Mar 2019 18:00
    Storm warning in upper Thailand
    The Thai Meteorological Department has issued weather warnings for a potential summer storm in upper Thailand.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 21 Mar 2019 15:02
    Voters told to prepare for heatstroke risk
    The Health Department has issued healthcare tips to voters on March 24.
    national
  • Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00
    Chiang Mai University urges people to stay indoors as pollution worsens
    IN THE face of persistent air pollution in the North, Chiang Mai University (CMU) has decided to issue warnings for locals to think twice before using the outdoor zone of its stadium.
    national
  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
    Saving your skin from damaging fine dust
    FOR MORE THAN two weeks, the ultra-fine dust known as PM 2.5 has blanketed Bangkok and neighbouring provinces, leading to health warnings from relevant agencies including the Institute of Dermatology. In addition to being damaging to the respiratory system, these particulates can also worsen skin conditions so those with problems such as chronic eczema and atopic dermatitis would do well to listen
    lifestyle
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 16:32
    Bangkok Airways cancels Samui flights
    Bangkok Airways has cancelled all Samui flights on January 4 amid warnings of torrential downpours caused by the approaching Tropical Storm Pabuk.
    national
  • Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
    Media to sign cooperation pact on relaying tsunami warnings
    DESPITE THEIR fierce business competition, major TV stations have joined hands to boost tsunami warnings and crisis reports, so as to prevent future disasters.
    national
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 01:00
    Singapore defies Big Tobacco bullying and adopts plain packaging
    The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) applauds Singapore’s plan to introduce plain packaging with enlarged graphic health warnings for all tobacco products to reduce the appeal of smoking.
    your say
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
    Why Thailand risks getting its fingers burned in combating rise in smoking
    In the past 10 years, Thailand has attempted to curb smoking by enlarging the size of picture health warnings on cigarette packs repeatedly. Now, the gruesome photos cover up to 85 per cent of the packet. Yet the number of Thai smokers is increasing, figures show.
    opinion
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:40
    US-China trade row not a threat to world economy: Mnuchin
    US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin pushed back Saturday against warnings that Washington's trade fight with China imperils the world economy, saying that pushing Beijing to open up will be good for all.
    business
  • Sun, 23 Sep 2018 12:54
    Weather warnings issued for East, Lower Northeast
    The Meteorological Department on Sunday warned people living in the East and Lower Northeast to be mindful of rain-related dangers. 
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 06:43
    Trump hits China with tariffs on another $200 bn in goods
    US President Donald Trump on Monday defied warnings and escalated the trade confrontation with China, hitting the country with tariffs starting next week on another $200 billion in imports and threatening to target even more if Beijing retaliates.
    business
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 08:12
    Hurricane warnings as US Gulf Coast braces for Gordon
    Tropical Storm Gordon gained strength as it moved steadily toward the US Gulf Coast Tuesday, on track to make landfall just east of New Orleans with hurricane force winds.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:33
    Strongest typhoon in quarter century hits Japan
    The strongest typhoon to hit Japan in 25 years made landfall Tuesday, the country's weather agency said, bringing violent winds and heavy rainfall that prompted evacuation warnings.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 15:34
    Flood, landslide alerts for areas downstream from six dams
    Areas downstream from six dams have been warned of possible flooding, river overflowing and landslides due to the deluge of water being released from the brimming reservoirs, Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department (DPMD) chief Chayapol Thitisak said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 14:28
    Ranong gets landslide warnings
    The Ranong provincial administration on Friday warned residents of three areas of possible landslides after heavy downpours.
    Breaking News
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