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Ban on toxic chemicals paraquat and chlorpyrifos on June 1

BANGKOK(NNT)-The government has confirmed the ban on paraquat and chlorpyrifos starting June 1, 2020. Farmers who possess them are advised to return them within 90 days or no later than August 29, 2020. Ms Traisulee Traisoranakun, Government Deputy Spokesperson, said today that from June 1st, 2020, onwards, the Notification of the Ministry of Industry on […]Read More

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Northern Provinces Face Toxic Haze

CHIANG MAI, Jan 14 (TNA) – Many northern provinces have encountered unhealthy levels of fine particulate matter due to field burning. Chiang Mai city has been blanketed by smog while the PM2.5 levels were recorded between 54-75 microgrammes per cubic metre in the past 24 hours on average. Full story: tna.mcot.net TNARead More

Bangkok

Chinese Man Arrested for Selling Toxic Diet Pills

BANGKOK, Aug 22 (TNA) – Thai immigration police arrested a Chinese man, wanted by Chinese authorities for selling toxic slimming pills online, causing damage of about 15 million baht. Immigration Bureau Chief Pol Lt Gen Sompong Chingduang said that the immigration police have cracked down on foreigners, using Thailand as their base to commit crimes. […]Read More

Asia

Explosion Rocks Steel Plant in Central Vietnam That Caused Massive

An explosion has occurred at Taiwanese-owned Formosa Plastics Group’s steel mill in central Vietnam’s Ha Tinh province, one day after the facility came online for the first time since causing a catastrophic toxic waste spill in April 2016. The official Tuoi Tre News quoted vice-chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee Duong Tat Thang as saying […]Read More

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Toxic e-waste found in Thailand to be shipped back to

CHONBURI, 29 July 2016 (NNT) – More than 190 tons of toxic electronic waste will be shipped back to Japan today after it was found to be illegally imported to Thailand. Deputy Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Industry Sakda Pankhla oversaw an event in which the 196 tons of toxic electronic waste was officially […]Read More

Asia

Dozens dead in Mumbai after consuming toxic alcohol

As of today, as many as 84 people are reported dead since Wednesday after drinking toxic homemade alcohol sold in a slum in Malad in northern Mumbai. More than twenty others are reported admitted to hospital for alcohol poisoning. Police said five people have been arrested for the transport and sale of the alcohol with […]Read More

Bangkok

Dangerous, toxic gas found at Siam Square One

Have you smelled rotten eggs while wandering around Siam Square One? That’s actually a highly toxic and flammable gas which has been sickening employees since the mall opened in June, according to health officials and the shop owners who’ve banded together to go public with their complaints to the media after they said the mall’s […]Read More

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Toxic gas in Nakhon Pathom water-treatment plant kills three

Toxic gas at a water-treatment factory in Nakhon Pathom has killed three workers and seriously injured three others, ongoing police investigation revealed. The tragedy took place on Tuesday when a motor inside the water-treatment pond malfunctioned, prompting the workers to jump into the water to take a look. Read more: The NationRead More