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Chiang Mai

Government ready to tackle Chiang Mai garbage issue

CHAING MAI, 6 November 2016 (NNT) – The government has concluded that it is willing to solve waste management issues in Doi Saket district of Chiang Mai after gathering input from local public. The Permanent-Secretary of the Prime Minister’s Office Jirachai Moontongroy has revealed the outcome of his visit to Pa Pong subdistrict of Doi […]Read More


Garbage Truck Crashes into 4 Taxis near RCA

BANGKOK — A garbage truck crashed into four taxis near the entrance to RCA around 6am Thursday, injuring six people. 31-year-old garbage truck driver Kittipong Pengrak told police that he was driving on Chaturathit road when the brake failed and his truck hit four taxis parked near RCA, a street filled with a number of […]Read More


Koh Samui islanders and tourists pick up garbage and dead

SURAT THANI, 1 February 2016 (NNT) – Over 60 villagers, bungalow operators and Thai and foreign tourists joined hands in the cleaning and tidying of a public beach at Maenam Village on Koh Samui island. They collected garbage, strips of wood and dead seaweed washed up on the beach by monsoon tides which had swept […]Read More


Countless plastic bags litter Mae Rampoeng beach in Rayong

Mae Rampoeng beach in Rayong was found to be strewn with countless number of plastic fertilizer bags thought to be dumped into the sea by unscrupulous fishermen. A fisherman said he saw the “garbage” being swept ashore for at least at least five kilometers long since Friday evening. Read more: thaipbs.or.thRead More


Praekkasa Garbage Dump fire erupts again

SAMUT PRAKAN, 12 May 2014 (NNT) – Firefighters and local authorities have been deployed after hearing reports that the Praekkasa landfill site in Samut Prakan province has erupted again. Smoke billowed around the area, as the garbage dump fire continued to wreak havoc again for the third time today (May 12th) afternoon after causing damages […]Read More


Garbage dump catches fire in Ayutthaya

A fire broke out at a garbage dump in Ayutthaya’s Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya district yesterday afternoon. Up to 20 fire engines were dispatched to put out the blaze at the 32-rai dumpster in tambon Ban Pom, which is about 2 kilometres from the city area. The fire was still raging at the time of […]Read More


14 tons of garbage left on Khao Niao Road, Khon

KHON KAEN, 16 April 2014 (NNT) – Fourteen tons of garbage has been left on Khao Niao Road, Khon Kaen, after huge celebrations. Most of it paper and plastic bags. Khon Kaen Municipality officials began organizing the clean up of all the garbage piled on the road by revellers during the water festival. It ranges […]Read More


Smoke from garbage dump fire blankets part of Eastern Bangkok

Hundreds of families in nearby communities were evacuated to escape smog caused by a massive fire at a garbage disposal site in Samut Prakan. Thick smoke has blanketted Bang Na and surrounding areas after a huge fire broke out at a garbage dump in Soi Praeksa 8, Bang Pu district, Samut Prakarn province on Sunday […]Read More