Published: Jun 05, 2019
Thai authorities should urgently and impartially investigate assaults on three prominent pro-democracy activists since May. Police have yet to arrest any suspects for the violent attacks, raising serious concerns about possible government involvement.
Published: Mar 26, 2019
Phayao provincial governor Narongsak Osotthanakorn has issued an urgent letter instructing disaster prevention and mitigation officials to ask industrial factories, whose activities generate PM2.5 dust, to suspend work for one or two days or until the situation returns to normal.
Published: Mar 11, 2019
THE NORTH was once again choking under dangerous levels of PM2.5 dust particles yesterday. For instance, tambon Wiang Phang Kham in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district cited the day’s peak at 128 micrograms (mcg) per cubic metre of air, more than double the Thai safety limit of 50mcg. As of 11am, the district also hit 238 in its Air Quality Index score (AQI), more than double the safety limit of 100.