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Thai government desperately needs a ‘clean air act’

by Pratch Rujivanarom Environment campaigners are urging the government to approve a clean-air act to solve the country’s chronic smog…

1 month ago

Study links Northern and Southern smog with rising cases of respiratory disease

A medical report has pointed to serious health threats from air pollution in Thailand's smog-prone areas, and the country's far…

2 months ago

Northern Thailand suffers whilst officials play the blame game

Excerpts from an article at ttrweekly.com Inflicting immeasurable damage to the health of residents and incalculable losses on the economy…

2 months ago

Forest fires destroy 2.7 million rai of land whilst Chiang Mai is back on top

by Tossapol Boonpat Bush fires have devastated nearly 2.7 million rai (there are 2.5 Rai in an Acre) of forests…

2 months ago

Costs rise for northerners as they struggle with smoke haze – Nida Poll

People in the North are being hit by additional costs as they struggle with the ongoing haze crisis even as…

3 months ago

“Toxic air pollution shortens children’s lives by 20 months”

In the wake of the PM's visit to Chiang Mai this week, and more than two months of high levels…

3 months ago

Fix the smoke haze problem in 7 days – PM

"Go and hit the fires with this spade!" The Thai PM in Chiang Mai today by Saksit Muttafa, Krissana Porjit PM…

3 months ago

Alarmingly high PM2.5 levels found in Chiang Mai, INSIDE a safety zone building

A Chiang Mai air-pollution safe zone proved to be not that 'safe' according to a medical lecturer. The level of…

3 months ago

Big farm companies causing the smoke problems in the north

by Chularat Saengpassa, Sakaorat Sirima  Experts see little changing, even after Prayut’s visit to Chiang Mai today, and blame the government's…

3 months ago

Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai suffer haze and smoke until at least May

Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha is flying to Chiang Mai tomorrow (Tuesday) to meet with with the northern provincial governors. Most…

3 months ago

PM heads north tomorrow to tackle smoke and haze issues

Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha flies to Chiang Mai tomorrow morning (Tuesday) to host a meeting of the upper northern provincial…

3 months ago

Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, continue to suffer under persistent haze

PHOTO: Chiang Rai Times Air pollution levels remain high in many of the northern population areas with little respite on…

3 months ago

Study: Psychosis in teens linked to air pollution

"One of the most consistent findings over the past few decades has been a link between cities and psychosis." Whilst…

3 months ago

Chiang Mai ‘s tourism holds up despite smoke and smog

by Siriarpa Kamjan, ttgasia.com Chiang Mai’s current poor air quality and smoke haze is raising concerns on the potential impact…

3 months ago

Hazardous: Chiang Mai again leads the world in air pollution

Chiang Mai is back on top of the world's list of most air-polluted cities, according to the AirVisual.com website.AirVisual reports…

3 months ago

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…

3 months ago

Thailand’s north continues to choke under record smoke levels

PHOTO: Burn-off of plantation land and forest fires continue to blanket the north in smoke - Thailand Discovery For the fourth…

3 months ago

Haze and poor visibility grounds morning flights into Mae Hong Son

Poor visibility from local smoke haze and smog has forced Bangkok Airways to cancel flights between Chiang Mai and Mae…

3 months ago

Chiang Mai has world’s worst air quality as fires rage in the north

This morning Chiang Mai had the world’s worst air quality. In the WHOLE world! Thailand’s northern city was ranked the…

3 months ago

Chiang Mai kids are demanding action on air pollution

PHOTOS: Facebook / Pharadon Phonamnua Children and their parents in Chiang Mai are sick of the poor air quality in the…

4 months ago