• Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
    Planes, trucks spray water to soak up Bangkok’s smog
    WITH AIR pollution in Greater Bangkok threatening the health of its residents since last Thursday, relevant authorities are at work to offer temporary relief.
  • Sun, 13 Jan 2019 13:20
    Japan plans to draw up guidelines for underwater drones
    The government plans to draw up guidelines for underwater drones by fiscal 2020, reflecting the need for rules to prevent accidents as the use of such vehicles by the private sector is expected to increase, according to sources. 
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  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 17:00
    Parasailing French tourist in Phuket hospital
    A French tourist is in hospital after having a bad landing on the tow boat and ending up in the water while parasailing at Koh Naka Yai off Phuket’s Paklok coast on Wednesday.
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  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 15:00
    Watermelons found near killed monkeys tested for poison
    Half-eaten watermelons – found near the area where 20 long-tailed macaques were found dead in Rayong's Klaeng district – are being tested to determine if they were laced with poison, a source at the provincial forestry office said on Thursday.
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  • Tue, 08 Jan 2019 01:00
    Indian temples must help tackle farm crisis
    India, a country with about 70 per cent of its people depending directly or indirectly on agriculture, is going through an agrarian crisis of unprecedented scale. Two back-to-back droughts, fast-depleting ground water, weather events such as heavy rainfall, floods, drought, low productivity of small-scale farming and declining rural wages clearly point to a deepening crisis.
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 08:00
    Marine scientist fears impact on marine life from tropical storm
    A marine scientist and vice dean of the Faculty of Fisheries at Kasetsaart University has expressed concerns about the massive amount of fresh water pouring into the Gulf of Thailand from rivers in the wake of tropical storm Pabuk.
  • Sat, 05 Jan 2019 15:37
    Roads in Thung Song still under water after Pabuk
    A series of bird’s-eye view photos show water-logged roads in the Thung Song district of Nakhon Si Thammarat province.
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 15:12
    Pabuk's outer bands hits Pak Panang district 
    The impact of tropical storm Pabuk was already being felt in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Pak Panang district on Friday, with collapsed electrical poles, floods from sea water and heavy rains.
  • Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
    Troubled waters
    Mekong’s future remains uncertain as Thailand lights fuse on rapids-blasting project  
  • Wed, 02 Jan 2019 17:30
    Foreign couple at Jomtien beach attract police attention
    Two foreign tourists at Jomtien beach have been videoed by a passing Thai who noticed them “frolicking” in the water on New Year’s Day.
    Around Thailand
  • Mon, 24 Dec 2018 01:00
    Masks and water hoses out as Bangkok breathes foul air for a fourth straight day
    RESIDENTS OF Bangkok and vicinity continued to inhale unhealthy levels of air pollution yesterday, the fourth consecutive day the area was shrouded in a smog of airborne particulates.
  • Sat, 22 Dec 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Blood-hued Phayung almost gone as corrupt officials pave way for logging
    BY KAENG E-KHIEW Waterfall in northeastern Buntrik-Yod Mon Wildlife Sanctuary a mature male elephant lay dead, with traces of a highly volatile bullet left in its mouth and its bud. Another AK47 bullet was found buried in its ribs.
  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 18:30
    Phuket woman gets one-month Bt16K water bill for 'empty' house
    A Phuket woman has filed a report with the Damrongdhamma Centre (consumer complaints) after being landed with a one-month Bt16,000 water bill for a house she says was unoccupied.
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  • Fri, 21 Dec 2018 17:02
    BMA urges measures to curb air pollution
    All 50 district offices across the capital were told on Friday to spray water and clean roads in traffic-congested areas and under skytrain stations to help curb air pollution.
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 03:00
    Dam claims hold no water: experts
    Irrigation official agrees conditions have changed since the Bt2.3billion project was initially proposed.
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