Wildfires in North claim more lives

More casualties were on Friday reported during operations to put out wildfires in the North. A villager lost her life battling a blaze on Doi Khun Pae mountain in Chiang Mai’s Chom Thong district.A resident who did not wish to be named said the dead ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

Keeping forest floor moist to stop fires

Forest fires have stretched the government’s manpower and resources, prompting authorities to rethink their approach and work on keeping forest floors moist to contain the spread of fires.With trees shedding their leaves early this year, Thailand has experienced at least three major wildfires, including one ...

King-oua Laohong

Battle against forest fires continues as pollution levels rise

Residents in many parts of the upper northern Thailand continued to suffer dangerous levels of air pollution on Thursday, while officials and volunteers battled forest fires.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

Wildfires Turn Thailand’s Air Into the Planet's Most Toxic

Top Asian finance ministers and central bankers are due to have a summit in northern Thailand this week, and they’ll need pollution masks if they want to avoid breathing toxic air.Wildfires and crop burning are blanketing the region with smog, prompting Thailand’s junta leader Prayuth ...

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