• Mon, 18 Mar 2019 20:00
    Wastewater runs freely into sea off Krabi’s Ao Nang Beach
    The Krabi provincial government appears to be attempting a “band-aid” solution to stop wastewater from running freely onto one of the most popular beaches in the region.
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  • Thu, 14 Mar 2019 17:00
    Plastic waste fire burns for second day
    Firefighters struggled to control a major fire at a plastic waste-separating factory in Nakhon Ratchasima's Noen Sung district which began on Wednesday afternoon, and estimated that it would take another day or two to be completely extinguished.
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  • 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 01:00
    How we might break the plastic habit
    A global ‘treaty’ under consideration could be the catalyst to reducing the ruinous waste
  • Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
    Waste-to-energy plants 'an environmental hazard’
    ACADEMICS have urged the authorities to slow down their large-scale waste-to-energy development policy, as it could severely harm the country’s environment and people’s health.
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    'Die! Die!' Video shows Korean Air 'nut rage' heiress assaulting husband
    Seoul - A video clip showing a woman who appears to be Cho Hyun-ah, formerly Korean Air vice-president, shouting at her husband, and photos showing his injuries were revealed late on Wednesday (Feb 20).
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  • Sat, 16 Feb 2019 01:00
    ‘Chasing’ some facts a complete waste of time
    Eric Bahrt’s usual slavering, over-the-top grandstanding shows yet again that he can be selective when it suits. Now he rolls the pages back over a year to chase what he may call “facts” without attempting to clarify. “Gotcha”? Get a life, more like.
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  • Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    The Energy Conservation Promotion Fund (Encon Fund) has allocated Bt2.5 billion for the Ministry of Interior's community waste management scheme - a part of the national agenda.
  • Tue, 12 Feb 2019 01:00
    Embassy’s gay festival was a waste of taxpayers’ money
    The diplomatic mission of my country in this Kingdom, I learned from friends, organised a Gay Film Festival in the grounds of our embassy, on Wireless Road in the heart of the capital, something I am sure Thailand could not do without.
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  • Sun, 10 Feb 2019 15:44
    Two Krabi restaurants fined for releasing untreated wastewater
    The authorities have taken action against two restaurants in the popular tourist destination of Krabi for releasing wastewater into a canal that drains into the sea.
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  • Sat, 09 Feb 2019 12:29
    Trump's World Bank pick echoes calls for reform from other critics
    President Donald Trump's choice to lead the World Bank is a firebrand critic of the world's largest anti-poverty lender -- an institution he has called wasteful, corrupt and overly generous to China.
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  • Fri, 08 Feb 2019 01:00
    Environmental issues won’t solve themselves
    The government has several clear steps to take in tackling threats from air pollution and plastic waste Single-use plastic waste and big-city air pollution have become the two most serious environmental issues facing Thailand, and it’s daunting to consider how long it might take to find sustainable solutions – and how strong the political will must be to ensure success.
  • Fri, 01 Feb 2019 19:00
    Residents plead for help to curb Bang Tao Canal wastewater
    Local residents near the Bang Tao Canal in Cherng Talay are pleading for help to resolve ongoing bad smells and wastewater flowing down the waterway.
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  • Wed, 30 Jan 2019 01:00
    Southeast Asia’s plastic-spewing ogre
    Indonesia should be ashamed of its status as the world’s second-largest plastic waste producer after China. The government and all other stakeholders must do more to turn this appalling situation around.
  • Sun, 27 Jan 2019 11:56
    Plastic likely killed green turtle washed up in Chumphon
    A large green turtle was found dead on Chumphon’s Bang Nam Jeud Beach on Saturday, believed killed by plastic waste it ingested.
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