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    Making your home smog-proof

    Life, Tatat Bunnag, Published on 11/02/2019

    » Although it looks like the PM2.5 crisis has subsided in Bangkok and nearby areas, it is still predicted that a slight increase in air pollution will return again by the middle of this month. Hopefully, the toxic haze should dissolve around March and April. Yet areas outside Bangkok especially in such northeastern provinces as Nakhon Ratchasima and Khon Kaen are still being severely hit by the hazardous smog as of now.

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    Battling through the blazes

    News, Supoj Wancharoen, Published on 05/05/2018

    » Manop Khayanganna, 31, has on several occasions worked side by side with Chakkrit Khongkom, 37, a veteran firefighter whom he counts as his mentor.

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    Harvesting the green benefits of urban gardening

    Spectrum, Published on 19/11/2017

    » He's called the "Prince of Vegetables" for a reason. It's because he's dedicated his life to growing highly nutritious produce. But unlike your conventional farmer, Nakorn Limpacuptathavon does it without chemicals and without much space -- on a 480-square-metre plot of land in northern Bangkok.

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    Songs of the jailbirds

    Spectrum, Jeerawat Na Thalang, Published on 18/09/2016

    » Thanadda Swangduen's latest book Khang Ying reveals the astonishing life behind bars of women inmates.

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    Thailand is used to hot Aprils, but not this hot!

    Published on 27/04/2016

    » Animals at Dusit zoo are being fed special frozen fruit pops. People are flocking to shopping malls just to soak up the air-conditioning. Authorities are telling people to stay out of the blazing sun to avoid heat stroke.

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    Military mind games play out under strict insecurity

    Spectrum, Nanchanok Wongsamuth, Published on 27/09/2015

    » The daily announcements on television started on May 22 last year, the day of the coup. The names of individuals asked to report to the junta were read out and a sheet of paper outlining the date, location and time of their appointment was shown.

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    Online gambling explosion is just waiting to kick off

    Spectrum, Nanchanok Wongsamuth, Published on 01/06/2014

    » Each with a pen in their hand, the two men with grey hair sitting on stools at an old billiards table, now fitted with a marble top, flip through the Sport Pool and Talad Look Nang (leather ball market) tabloids while studying football teams' form. For 20 baht, these daily sports papers offer results and analyses of previous matches.

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    Solar-fried eggs on toast

    Spectrum, Published on 06/04/2014

    » This week we continue our investigation of solar power in Thailand by highlighting some of the alternatives for installing solar technology in private homes. Could you really make your breakfast with just coffee grounds, water, two eggs, a slice of bread, a few appliances and the sun?

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    Talking about power generation — Part II

    Spectrum, Published on 02/03/2014

    » Last week, we introduced Thailand’s electricity sector by providing an overview of the laws that regulate the industry from generation through transmission to distribution to your light bulb. In addition, we took a look at the regulatory authorities for both the Bangkok metropolitan area (MEA) and the rest of the provinces in Thailand (PEA). Now that we understand how the electricity industry is governed, we will examine who the primary power generators in Thailand are and what types of fuel they are using to create that electricity. But first, some electricity generation basics.

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    Come join the circus ... before it's too late

    Spectrum, Published on 26/05/2013

    » In the early morning heat and dust, daily practice at the Rambo Circus is in full swing. A trapeze creaks as two performers perfect their throws. A Colombian daredevil shouts to his colleagues scrambling atop a giant set of spinning wheels called the Ring of Death.

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