5 tourists spotted cleaning up southern Thai beach as #trashtag challenge goes viral (VIDEO)

Amid all our ongoing election drama, air pollution woes and dengue fever outbreaks, we thought we’d take a second to acknowledge five tourists who are going viral today for the good work they’re doing. Yesterday, two male and three female tourists were spotted walking the kilometer-long strand of Ban Laem Pong beach in Krabi province’s Muang district picking up trash. In ...

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UPDATE: Chiang Mai Air Pollution tops world chart 2 days in a row

UPDATE: Chiang Mai Air Pollution tops world chart 2 days in a row

Congratulations, Thailand. We’ve made it to the top of the world’s most-polluted city list for two days in a row now — beating out perennial contenders like Delhi and...

2 Thai cities cracked world’s top 10 worst air pollution list this morning

2 Thai cities cracked world’s top 10 worst air pollution list this morning

Bangkok isn’t the only Thai city currently battling hazardous air pollution, Chiang Mai is now also among the most polluted places in the world. Figures from the global Air...

Thai man says Bangkok’s heavy air pollution sent him to the ICU for 5 days

Thai man says Bangkok’s heavy air pollution sent him to the ICU for 5 days

A Thai man claims that he was sent to the Intensive care unit (ICU) for five days after developing a bad reaction to downtown Bangkok’s air pollution. Samut Songkhram province...

Smog Daze: Thai gov’t orders closure of schools, universities through Friday as air pollution gets worse

Smog Daze: Thai gov’t orders closure of schools, universities through Friday as air pollution gets worse

The Thai government today ordered schools and universities in Bangkok and surrounding provinces closed through Friday due to worsening smog conditions. The order came directly...

Bangkok School adjusts registration time so kids can avoid heavy air pollution

Bangkok School adjusts registration time so kids can avoid heavy air pollution

One Bangkok school has come up with a unique way to deal with the city’s ongoing air pollution problems, pushing the start of the school day to 9:30am so students can avoid...

Frosty Photos: Tourists (still) flocking to snap pics as temps at Thailand’s highest peak drop to -2 Celsius

Frosty Photos: Tourists (still) flocking to snap pics as temps at Thailand’s highest peak drop to -2 Celsius

While Bangkok continues to deal with health-threatening air pollution, visitors to Northern Thailand are rejoicing at experiencing the tiniest sliver of “winter.” This...

Two Bangkok schools cancel classes to protect students from air pollution

Two Bangkok schools cancel classes to protect students from air pollution

Two Bangkok schools have cancelled class for the rest of the week to protect their students from hazardous air pollution currently enveloping the city. Last night, Roong Aroon...

Bangkok’s air pollution doesn’t just affect humans, pets are also getting sick

Bangkok’s air pollution doesn’t just affect humans, pets are also getting sick

As Bangkok’s air-pollution crisis remains under an intense spotlight for a second week, it’s becoming apparent that it’s not just people who are affected, but our pets...

Bangkok’s Air Quality back to ‘unhealthy’; gov’t tightens control on diesel vehicles

Bangkok’s Air Quality back to ‘unhealthy’; gov’t tightens control on diesel vehicles

We were really hoping we wouldn’t need to talk about this anymore, trust us. But after Bangkok’s air quality returned to “unhealthy” levels again today, we couldn’t just...


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