Thailand Seeks Help From Myanmar, Laos to Tackle Haze, Hotspots

Thailand urged leaders of Myanmar and Laos to take urgent steps to tackle hotspots that’s worsened air pollution in some of the Southeast Asian nation’s popular tourist destinations. Thai premier Prayuth Chan-Ocha held a virtual meeting with Laos Prime Minister Sonexay Siphandone and Myanmar junta leader ...

Pathom Sangwongwanich

Bangkok City Hall suspends classes in 437 schools on Wednesday

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has suspended classes at 437 schools under its supervision for one day and introduced staggered working hours for all its officials from Wednesday, as airborne PM2.5 dust is forecast to remain excessive in most parts of the capital.City Hall spokesman ...

Department of Health suggests wearing masks to protect against PM 2.5

With the PM 2.5 dust particle value once again exceeding the standard in Bangkok and surrounding areas, Department of Health director-general Dr Panpimol Wipulakorn predicted on Thursday (December 12) that the air pollution would escalate this weekend.“Currently the PM 2.5 level is at 101-200 by ...

The Nation Reporter

Bangkok ranks 12th on list of cities with the worst air

The Air Visual application reported on Tuesday (November 19) that Bangkok’s air pollution level according to the US AQI standard stood at 136, with PM 2.5 level at 57.8 micrograms per cubic metre (µg/m3), making it the 12th on the list of cities with the ...

The Nation Reporter

Bangkok to test run air purifying tower on 8th October

Air quality in Bangkok and neighboring provinces has returned to normal after rain in recent days, which helped eliminate airborne particles. Latest air quality readings range from good to very good. The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is to install and test run an air purifying ...

Tanakorn Sangiam

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