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Specialist clinics for pollution-related symptoms to be set up around the country

The Public Health Ministry says they are now preparing to set up specialised clinics to treat patients suffering from pollution-related…

14 hours ago

Female killed, 24 passengers injured in Korat bus crash

PHOTOS: Thai Rath An inter-provincial Khon Kaen-Bangkok bus slammed into the back of a truck on a Nakhon Ratchasima road…

15 hours ago

Surin train runs over homeless man

A homeless man has been killed after being hit by a passenger train in Surin’s main city district early today.…

2 days ago

Plastic waste fire smothers village in acrid smoke

by Prasit Tangprasert Firefighters are struggling to control a major fire at a plastic waste-separating factory in Nakhon Ratchasima's Noen…

5 days ago

PM concerned over public safety in northern areas because of tropical storm warnings

Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha says he's concerned over public safety in risk areas of tropical storms that have been forecast…

5 days ago

Police claim they ‘had to kill’ north-east murder suspect

PHOTO: Police bring suspects to re-enact the motorcycle and body disposal in the two provinces - The Nation by Khamdee…

6 days ago

From Moto GP to Weed Fest, Buriram leads the way

PHOTO: A Pan Ram supporter can't wait for the 'cannabis festival' next month in Buriram province - Khaosod English They…

1 week ago

Air quality in 9 northern provinces worse in March-April

Smog problems in nine of Thailand’s northern provinces is forecast to get worse during the next two months due to…

3 weeks ago

Lemon-sized hailstones hit 700 homes around Udon Thani

by Seksanti Kalayanawisut “Some of the hailstones were as big as a lemon." Udon Thani provincial authorities have inspected around…

3 weeks ago

Rain-making efforts will continue until end of month in Khon Kaen

The Northeastern Royal Rainmaking Operation Centre is extending the royal rainmaking operation period, as part of air pollution reduction efforts,…

3 weeks ago

19 year old mother slashes three year old son’s throat in Yasothon  

WARNING: This story may be shocking to some readers PHOTO: Sanook A 19 year old mother has used a kitchen…

4 weeks ago

Thailand will swelter through searing temperatures this summer

Temperatures in Thailand this summer is forecast to be 1-2 degrees Celsius warmer than last year. The announcement comes from…

4 weeks ago

Usable water level in Khon Kaen’s main dam dangerously low

One of the north-east's largest dams is running dry. And the dry season has just begun. About a year ago,…

4 weeks ago

Air pollution: Cabinet asked to allocate 6 billion baht to help buy sugarcane harvesters

Thailand’s Finance Ministry was asking cabinet for approval of a 6 billion baht budget to help the government tackle the…

4 weeks ago

Uighur escapees captured and back in Mukdahan jail

Seven undocumented Uighurs, who escaped from an immigration facility in northeast Mukdahan, on the Laos border in far north-east Thailand…

1 month ago

UPDATE: Kalasin shooting. Husband dies after shooting.

A Kalasin private school executive, shot in the head after a Valentine's Day fight with his wife, has died in…

1 month ago

Husband shot after wife questions “mystery” phone call

A man in Kalasin was seriously wounded with a gunshot to the head early this morning. Kalisan is in the north-east of…

1 month ago

Motorbike driver dies after his head crushed in Udon Thani, truck driver flees

A motorbike driver has died after his head was crushed by a truck and trailer yesterday. The trailer diver fled…

1 month ago

Khon Kaen faces its second week of crippling air pollution

The north-eastern hub of Khon Kaen heads into a new week still struggling with heavy air pollution that has persisted…

1 month ago

North-east wallows in heavy air pollution, Bangkok improves

Bangkok has had a respite in the past week from almost two months of heavy air pollution. Whilst the Bangkok…

1 month ago