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Bangkok's air quality reading crosses safe levels again today

As of 11am on Sunday, 35 air-quality monitoring stations reported most of Bangkok was covered in a haze of unsafe air.PM2.5 readings were between 38 and 70 micrograms per cubic metre of air (μg/m3) in most parts of the capital. PM2.5 are particles less than ...

The Nation Reporter

Bangkok signs Asia declaration for clean water, land and air in cities

The Thai capital has joined other Asian cities in a binding agreement to improve the quality of their environment for citizens.The Indore 3R Declaration of Asian Mayors on Achieving Clean Water, Clean Land and Clean Air in Cities was signed during the 11th Regional 3R ...

The Nation Reporter

Industry president urges long-term fix to PM2.5

The president of the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) is urging the government to speed up solving the Bangkok’s PM2.5 problems in the long term, fearing that if the situation remains unchanged, it affect the economy and tourism. FTI president Kriengkrai Thiennukul on Saturday said the ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Appraised land prices in Bangkok top list nationally: Treasury Department

The price of land in Bangkok remains higher than in any province in Thailand, with the most expensive plots in the capital’s central business district, according to the latest update on appraised land value by the Treasury Department.The update is based on appraised prices as ...

The Nation Reporter

PM2.5 pollution hits unsafe levels in 19 Bangkok districts

Much of Bangkok was blanketed in hazardous smog on Tuesday morning, with monitoring stations in almost two dozen districts showing PM2.5 particles had exceeded the safe level of 50 micrograms per cubic metre.The Bangkok Air Quality Division reported that 19 of its monitors showed PM2.5 ...

Renewed push to sort, recycle waste

Despite its reputation of being one of the world’s top tourist destinations, litter can literally be seen all over Bangkok.According to the Department of Environment and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) figures, the capital produces more than 8,000 tonnes of municipal waste every day.Keep reading ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Air pollution returns to Bangkok

The annual problem of air pollution has returned to Bangkok, with PM2.5 fine particle dust levels measured above the set safe level of 50 microgrammes per cubic metre at 65 spots at 7am on Wednesday.The highest level of PM2.5, 80 microgrammes per cubic metre, was ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Bangkok on alert as 70,000 homes flood in Thailand

Thai authorities have rushed to protect parts of Bangkok from floodwaters that have already inundated 70,000 homes and killed six people in the country’s northern and central provinces.Tropical Storm Dianmu has caused flooding in 30 provinces, with the kingdom’s central region the worst hit, the ...

Domestic Bangkok flights to resume in Sept

Domestic airlines will soon resume commercial flights out of Bangkok, a Covid-19 dark-red zone, as transport restrictions are eased amid tight enforcement of health and safety regulations.A Transport Ministry source said the Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand will begin permitting airlines to fly into and ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Bangkok to have 61 Community Care Centers operational

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) aims to have all 61 Community Care Centers for COVID-19 cases operational in coming days across all 50 districts, serving as isolation centers for COVID-19 patients awaiting admission to a treatment facility.The Governor of Bangkok, Aswin Kwanmuang today inspected a ...

NNT Reporter

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