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OPINION

Market disconnect

Oped, Postbag, Published on 22/05/2024

» Re: "Thailand has escaped recession: economic body", (Business, May 21).

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THAILAND

mRNA malaria vaccine due for first clinical trial

News, Onnucha Hutasingh, Published on 17/05/2024

» Mahidol University has inched closer to starting the world's first clinical trial of an mRNA vaccine against malaria.

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OPINION

Climate change poses health threat

Oped, Published on 17/05/2024

» It is widely believed that climate change is the single biggest threat to human health. A global temperature increase of 2C -- a threshold that will likely be exceeded by the end of the century -- could claim as many as one billion lives, with extreme weather events, heatwaves, droughts, flooding, infectious disease outbreaks, and food shortages among the causes of death. But the situation may, in fact, be far worse because the current forecasts fail to account for the inevitable increase in antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

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EASY NEWS

Alarm bells ring as Covid situation worsens

Gary Boyle, Published on 14/05/2024

» Experts are becoming concerned about the worsening Covid-19 situation over the past weeks, with health authorities issuing warnings on the spread of the new Omicron sub-variants.

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THAILAND

Alarm bells ring as Covid situation worsens

Apinya Wipatayotin, Published on 13/05/2024

» Experts are becoming concerned about the worsening Covid-19 situation over the past weeks, with health authorities issuing warnings on the spread of the new Omicron sub-variants.

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OPINION

Who's directing behind the scenes?

News, Veera Prateepchaikul, Published on 13/05/2024

» The speechwriter who wrote the speech delivered by Pheu Thai Party leader Paetongtarn Shinawatra at the party meeting on May 3 did a lousy job which consequently put her in hot water.

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LIFE

Smoggy Bangkok gets a badly needed breath of fresh air

Published on 12/05/2024

» For more than half a century, Thailand’s state-owned tobacco monopoly mass-produced cigarettes at a sprawling industrial estate in Bangkok. A steady stream of heavy trucks brought raw tobacco into the heart of the city and hauled millions of cigarettes away.

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THAILAND

Blueair Launches Advanced Air Purifiers in Thailand

Published on 08/05/2024

» Aside from the record-breaking heat, another concerning issue in Thailand is the PM2.5 dust, especially in major cities where it worsens every year. PM2.5 dust is considered harmful to human health, as emphasized by the World Health Organization, because it is very small and can easily pass through nasal hairs into the lungs and bloodstream, causing long-term damage to the body.

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OPINION

Pavements must be safe

Oped, Editorial, Published on 07/05/2024

» About two weeks ago, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) launched a project to upgrade the city's footpaths. The plan is to start the work along 16 routes which bisect the city's busiest areas, before improving some 1,000 kilometres of pavements across the city.

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OPINION

Taking on Bangkok's punishing heat

Oped, Danny Marks, Published on 03/05/2024

» As scorching temperatures blanket Thailand, setting new records in several regions, Bangkok and its outskirts are enduring the full force of the relentless heatwave. Bangkok sizzled under a heat index exceeding 52C on Tuesday, a measure that combines temperature and humidity to reflect how hot it actually feels. Tragically, heat-related fatalities in the country have reached 30 this year alone. A recent study reveals the unequal impact of urban heat intensity on Bangkok's residents, with lower-income individuals facing heightened heat stress during daily activities and rest.