The Nation

Fires push Mae Hong Son pollution to 150mg

Fire-fighters and volunteers in Mae Hong Son are battling brush fires along highways and on mountains day and night despite woodlands being officially sealed off. The fires have for almost five consecutive days smothered the northern province in a haze of small-particle dust that is ...

Tossapon Boonpat

Environmental ‘disaster’ at Akara

Academic says significant damage is proved by report, disputed by company. Findings of toxic contamination from Akara Resources’ gold mine have been hailed as significant scientific confirmation of an environmental disaster in Phichit.Keep reading ...

Pratch Rujivanarom

Mixed reactions to Kra Canal project

Experts urge government to set up a committee and undertake a feasibility study so that a final decision can be made. Despite a history going back three centuries, the highly controversial and politically sensitive proposed Kra Canal mega-project in southern Thailand is once again up ...

Jintana Panyaarvudh

Mekong River bird species threatened by dam discharges

The Mekong River ecosystem has been devastated from rising water levels during the dry season, as upstream dams in China discharge water to facilitate navigation in the river.Keep reading ...

Pratch Rujivanarom

Children at risk of rabies– despite vaccinations – after savage attack by dog

Three children are at risk of rabies infections, despite being vaccinated, after a rabid dog attacked them in Samut Prakan province on March, 20 night.“The risk is particularly high when the victims receive several or severe bites,” Professor Thiravat Hemachudha, a prominent doctor and lecturer ...

The Nation Reporter

‘Authorities have misled people’ about health peril of air pollution

A medical specialist has brought home the human cost of the air-pollution problem plaguing Thailand, stating on March, 22 2018 that the mortality rate increased by 0.3 per cent for every 10 micrograms of small dust particles measuring 10 microns (PM10) in the air.Keep reading ...

Patinya Srisupamart

New business registrations up 11% in February

February saw 6,356 new private companies registered across the country, an increase of 11 percent from the same month last year, but a 9-percent drop from January, when 6,965 firms were logged.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

BOI Promotes Investment in Robotics and Automation Industry

In recent times, robotics is one of the most talked-about topics in various industries. Robotics and automation technology is proved to be valuable for a wide range of industries, since it will reduce and replace human labor, especially in unsafe workplace and it also can ...

The Nation Reporter

Exponential technology seen as driver of Thai growth

Exponential technology will play the leading role in driving Thailand’s economic growth in the next decade due to the advent of 5G telecom, cheap human genome sequencing, solar energy, cellular agriculture, among others, according to private sector executives.Keep reading ...

Nophakhun Limsamarnphun

Cargill welcomes Thailand 4.0, reaffirms commitment

Addressing the Thailand Board of Investment, Cargill expressed its strong support of the Thai government’s “Thailand 4.0” economic model. Cargill also affirmed its strong commitment to continue investing in the Thai economy and contributing to the development of the country’s agriculture sector.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

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