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  • Thailand News

    Taiwanese man’s extreme nasal sensitivity shocks doctors

    A shocking medical case from Taiwan has revealed the harrowing story of a 50 year old restaurant owner whose nasal complaints led to a gruesome discovery. The director of an ear, nose, and throat clinic in Taiwan, shared the unforgettable case on a medical talk show, Doctor Is So Hot, describing it as one of the most memorable in his…

  • Environment News

    NASA and GISTDA team up to clear the air with ASIA-AQ project

    In a groundbreaking initiative, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has joined forces with Thailand’s Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA) to tackle the pervasive issue of air pollution through the Airborne and Satellite Investigation of the Asian Air Quality (ASIA-AQ) project, writes Zohaib “Zo” Sikander and Sasinaphat Aussavaratchatanakin. This collaboration marks a significant stride in using cutting-edge…

  • Thailand News

    Update: NASA and South Korea join forces to crack down on air pollution

    South Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research (NIER) and NASA have embarked on a mission to unravel the secrets of winter air pollution across Asia, including Thailand. Announced by the South Korean Ministry of Environment, this joint research initiative kicked off in South Korea and will span through Malaysia and Thailand, culminating on March 25. This year’s study, conducted from…

  • Thailand News

    NASA’s air pollution blitz: Ambitious mission to clear the skies

    In a move to tackle the global scourge of air pollution, NASA launched a series of missions aimed at revolutionising the way we forecast and combat this deadly threat. With millions of lives hanging in the balance each year due to air pollution-related illnesses, the need for accurate identification and tracking of pollutants has never been more pressing. Kicking off…

  • World News

    Only 2-5% of UFO sightings truly unexplained, says Nasa panel

    A panel of experts has analysed approximately 800 reports of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) gathered over several years by American authorities, revealing that only a small percentage remain truly unexplained. The panel was established by Nasa last year to study what it refers to as unidentified anomalous phenomena (UAP), defined as sightings that cannot be identified as aircraft or known…

  • World News

    NASA images inspire cosmic symphony for immersive space experience

    A new seven-suite “space symphony” titled “Cosmic Cycles” has recently premiered outside Washington, showcasing stunning imagery from NASA alongside its first-ever public performance. American composer Henry Dehlinger, 56 years old, described the symphony as an immersive experience that encapsulates both visuals and sound. The inspiration for Dehlinger’s composition came from the images compiled by NASA producers into seven short films.…

  • Press Room

    United States launches SERVIR-Southeast Asia, a USAID-NASA initiative to fight climate change

    Press Release Chonburi, 24 January 2023 : The U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Robert F. Godec and Dr. Karen M. St. Germain, Earth Science Division Director at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), launched the SERVIR-Southeast Asia program – a collaboration between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and NASA – to help communities across Southeast Asia adapt…

  • Covid-19 News

    Thai FDA to go after misleading ads for nasal spray supposedly preventing Covid

    Thailand’s FDA is going after misleading ads that make it appear that a nasal spray can prevent or heal Covid-19. The FDA is currently gathering evidence to take legal action. The FDA’s deputy secretary-general said today that Besuto Qlears nasal spray has an instruction for people to use it when they develop cold or flu-like symptoms. The deputy secretary-general said…

  • Health

    Yadom: Nasal inhaler Thais can’t live without

    If there’s one thing more popular than Lisa Blackpink in Thailand, it’s Yadom. The kpop singer helped introduce Yadom to her massive international fanbase when she said that she always carries it around in her bag — the clip then went viral because she pronounced it as Yadong, which is a whole different thing in the Korean language (adult video).…

  • World News

    NASA crashes DART spacecraft into distant asteroid

    A crashed spacecraft normally calls for mourning, not celebration, but this one could potentially save the world. NASA officials at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Maryland cheered yesterday as they watched a live feed of their Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft smashing into a faraway asteroid. The planned collision was the ship’s explosive conclusion and 10…

  • Covid-19 News

    Nasal spray to prevent Covid hits stores October 1

    Hibiocy announced the release of their anti-Covid nasal spray, set to hit the shelves on October 1. The spray is a homegrown invention, developed in Thailand by medical researchers at the faculty of medicine at Chulalongkorn University. The design blocks Covid from entering the body through the nose. The company producing it is a subsidiary of Rojukiss International, and its…

  • Technology News

    China may take over the moon, warns head of NASA

    NASA warns that, while the sky may not be falling, the moon may be falling… into China’s hands. The head of the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration said in an interview that China has plans in place and a partnership with Russia for a lunar base by 2035 and he fears it may be a bid to assert ownership…

  • Covid-19 News

    Thai scientists say “anti-Covid-19” nasal spray will be available later this year

    A new “anti-Covid-19” nasal spray is being developed by Thai scientists and the medication, which is said to prevent a coronavirus infection, is expected to be available to the public later this year. In studies using lab animals, the nasal spray has been shown to block the virus from entering the body. The Health Systems Research Institute, Silpakorn University, Chulalongkorn University,…

  • Thailand News

    Human trials for nasal spray vaccines scheduled for end of 2021

    Government officials announced today that 2 Covid vaccines that are delivered via a nasal spray and are homegrown in Thailand are going to start human trials… by the end of 2021. Officials say the vaccines already had promising results using mice. The nasal spray was developed by the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology. Government spokesperson Ratchada Thanadirek says…

  • Covid-19 News

    Covid-19 nasal spray vaccines in development in Thailand

    The National Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, known as BIOTEC, believes that the solution to Covid-19 vaccination may be right under our noses. Thai virologists at BIOTEC have 2 nasal spray options currently in development for domestic production that may act as a substitute for Covid-19 vaccines in needle form. They believe a nasal spray or inhaler may provide…

  • Environment News

    Thailand on fire – NASA satellite website tracks the country’s farm fires

    Thailand is burning. The burning off of harvested crop plantations is lighting up the agricultural areas. The truth is starkly revealed in the live NASA satellite feeds which track the fires around the world. CHART: Fires in the past 10 days around parts of Thailand – Firms.Modaps Concentrations of the current fires can be seen in Central Thailand, north of…

  • World News

    NASA reveal 10 year time-lapse of the sun – VIDEO

    The sun makes life on Earth possible. Without it, we wouldn’t be here, and it’s a constant fixture in our daily lives. But has anyone wondered what the sun actually looks like? Is there a way to find out without being blinded? Well, astronomers have come up with ways to observe it without scorching their retinas. One such tool is…

  • Việt Nam

    NASA công bố vệ tinh có thể đo mực nước biển

    Mới đây NASA vừa công bố vệ tinh có tên Sentinel-6/Jason CS có khả năng thu thập và theo dõi hải lưu, dòng chảy của nước biển trong 40 năm qua. Đây là dự án lâu nhất của NASA trong việc nghiên cứu nước biển dâng được hợp tác với các nước châu Âu và dự kiến được phóng vào…

  • World News

    Myanmar adopts NASA’s malaria-predicting tech

    “Several drug-resistant strains of Malaria are taking hold across south east Asia and it is feared these could migrate to Africa where more than 90% of cases globally occur.” NASA is developing a new technique to forecast malaria outbreaks in Myanmar from space, as the emergence of new drug-resistant strains in Southeast Asia threatens efforts to wipe out the deadly…

  • World News

    Phuket Gazette World News: Texas reels from blast, Boston bomb suspects wanted; UN slams Syria crisis; NASA finds life planets

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news compiled by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Rescuers search for survivors of Texas fertilizer plant blast Reuters / Phuket GazettePHUKET: Rescuers worked in cold rain on Thursday to find survivors amid the rubble of houses destroyed in a fiery explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant filled with hazardous chemical tanks.The death toll in West,…

  • Thailand News

    Thai Cabinet approves 55 billion baht lifeline for SMEs and tourism

    The Thai Cabinet approved a low-interest loan programme worth 5 billion baht and a substantial 50 billion baht credit guarantee fund under the Ignite Thailand vision, aimed at bolstering small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). Deputy Finance Minister Paopoom Rojanasakul detailed the plan, highlighting that the low-interest loans would target tourism, wellness and medical, and agriculture and food sectors. Each borrower…

  • Thailand News

    Phayao police seize 7.6 million meth pills in drug bust

    Police in Phusang, Phayao, intercepted a vehicle suspected of drug trafficking and discovered 31 sacks containing 7.6 million methamphetamine pills, the driver managed to escape. Authorities are intensifying surveillance and investigation efforts to apprehend those involved. Police, led by Tikhawut Bunditchusakul, Chief of Phusang Police Station, a team of investigators and the Provincial Narcotics Suppression Unit, yesterday received intelligence about…

  • Thailand News

    Thailand proposes retirement savings lottery to combat poverty

    Thailand faces a growing issue of an ageing population entering retirement without sufficient savings. This problem is exacerbated by the country’s rapid transition into an aged society, and cannot be resolved merely through increased budget allocations for elderly allowances. Deputy Finance Minister Paophum Rojanasakul announced that the Ministry of Finance is considering a new policy called the Retirement Savings Lottery.…

  • Business News

    New tax deductions approved to boost secondary city tourism

    The Cabinet yesterday approved measures aimed at boosting tourism in secondary cities during the low season. Deputy Finance Minister Paopoom Rojanasakul announced that the new measures target both companies holding seminars and individuals travelling for leisure. Companies can now deduct expenses from corporate income tax for seminar rooms, accommodation, transport, and other related costs for domestic seminars held for employees,…

  • Technology News

    Thailand’s potential for space travel

    Thailand’s venture into aerospace technology is a chronicle of ambitious aspirations and precise risk management. In 2018, a memorandum of understanding was officially signed between Thailand’s National Astronomical Research Institute and the Chinese Academy of Sciences. This marked the inception of a program that has over the years, evolved into a reputable consortium of space science enthusiasts and professionals. This…

  • Business News

    Thailand to issue US$1.1 billion sustainability-linked bonds

    Thailand will issue up to US$1.1 billion (40 billion baht) in baht-denominated sustainability-linked bonds (SLBs) in the coming months, marking the first such offering by an Asian government. This initiative aims to address both the nation’s budget deficit and its environmental commitments. According to the public debt advisor at the Ministry of Finance, Jindarat Viriyataveekul, the proceeds from the bond…

  • Business News

    Thailand Cabinet boosts 2024 fiscal budget by 122 billion baht

    The Thai Cabinet approved a plan to increase the 2024 fiscal budget by 122 billion baht to support its delayed household stimulus scheme, Deputy Finance Minister Paopoom Rojanasakul today announced. This adjustment will raise the new budget to 3.6 trillion baht, representing a 13% increase from the previous year, with the deficit swelling to 805 billion baht. The government’s decision…

  • Thailand News

    Drugged-up driver’s wild ride ends with 120km police chase

    A dramatic police chase unfolded when a 25 year old man, high on drugs, stole a pickup truck and a minibus, fleeing across provinces for 120 kilometres before being apprehended in Nakhon Ratchasima, also known as Korat, claiming he was escaping from people trying to kill him. The incident began last night, May 27, when police from Choknasan Police Station…

  • Thailand News

    Experts’ warning: Miraculous healers or devious scammers?

    Buddhist leaders, scholars, and mental health experts warn against the increase in religious scams where fraudsters claim they have spiritual powers, heal illnesses, and deceive unsuspecting followers. The man and woman duo from Udon Thani claim they can cure illnesses using a celestial frequency, their throats producing a rhonchi-like sound as a signal from five Lord Buddhas. In Surat Thani,…

  • Automotive

    Flying cars: A leap from entertainment to necessity

    Welcome to the future, where sci-fi fantasies meet reality. Flying cars, once a figment of imagination, are now a tangible concept. But, are they a necessity or simply a form of high-tech entertainment? In the 70s, daring engineers risked their lives in a bid to make this dream a reality, with catastrophic results. Yet, fast forward to Ridley Scott’s 1982…