Bangkok Authorities to develop Bangkok as a ‘Smoke-Free Metropolis’

Cityscape of Bangkok
Cityscape of Bangkok. Photo: Filipo / Wikimedia.

Bangkok’s Deputy Permanent Secretary Narong Ruangsri and 262 representatives from related private and public agencies joined the “Bangkok Project: Smoke-Free Prototype Metropolis” workshop and conference [Read More…]

Clampdown on excessive vehicle exhaust in and around Bangkok

Traffic jam next to Siam Paragon in Bangkok
Traffic jam next to Siam Paragon in Bangkok. Photo: Uwe Schwarzbach / flickr. CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

Thailand’s Pollution Control Department (PCD), in cooperation with the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), the Royal Thai Police and the Land Transport Department launched a clampdown [Read More…]

Koh Kut resort expresses regrets for massive fire, insists smoke detectors were installed

Fishing boats in Koh Kut Island
Fishing boats in Koh Kut Island, Trat province. Photo: Josef Knecht.

A luxury resort on Thailand’s Koh Kut island has issued a statement regarding Sunday’s massive fire, expressing regret and concern for those affected, while insisting [Read More…]