• 23 Apr 2019

    Explosive Story Highlights Dangers Of Heatwave

    With hot spells predicted this week, especially in the North where the mercury is expected to reach 43 degrees Celsius, a Thai woman has told a cautionary tale of how her forgetfulness resulted ...

  • 20 Apr 2019

    Thailand To See Hotter Weather As Summer Continues

    Thailand’s summer will continue to be hotter than the same period last year, according to the Meteorological Department. “It will be about one or two degrees Celsius hotter,” the department’s ...

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  • Explosive Story Highlights Dangers Of Heatwave

    With hot spells predicted this week, especially in the North where the mercury is expected to reach 43 degrees Celsius, a Thai woman has told a cautionary tale of how her forgetfulness resulted in her mobile phone exploding in her pick-up truck. “A punishment for a forgetful person, [my pick-up truck] is all damaged (with...

  • Thailand To See Hotter Weather As Summer Continues

    Thailand’s summer will continue to be hotter than the same period last year, according to the Meteorological Department. “It will be about one or two degrees Celsius hotter,” the department’s director-general Phuwieng Prakhammintara said onFriday. The mercury is expected to soar past 42 degrees Celsius in seven provinces, namely Mae Hong Son, Lampang, Uttaradit, Sukhothai,...

  • Big Oud In, Big Joke Out: Thailand Names New Immigration Chief

    Thailand’s Immigration Bureau has a new commander. Pol Maj Gen Sompong Chingduang will now head up the Bureau, replacing outgoing immigraiton chief Surachate Harkparn, also known as Big Joke, who in a surprise move earlier this month was stripped of police duties and transferred to a role within the civil service. Pol Maj Gen Sompong...

  • People Warned To Avoid Out-door Activities Due To High Temperatures

    Thailand’s Meteorological Department has warned people to avoid out-door activities due to the current high temperatures, which are forecast to exceed 43 degrees Celsius today in several northern provinces. They are also advised to stay clear of big trees, poorly-erected structures or large billboards because of freak summer storms and strong winds caused by a...

  • Thailand To Junk Three Kinds Of Plastic By End Of This Year

    End of this year, Thailand will be free from three types of plastic – microbeads, cap seals and oxo-degradable plastics – and from four other types of single-use plastics by 2022, according to a road map that got the Cabinet’s initial nod on Tuesday. The Plastic Waste Management Road Map 2018-2030 also included an ambitious...