Tuesday Mar 11
Lampang villagers displeased with compensation awarded by court
Judge proposes Bt13m payout by egat to 130 people affected by years of pollution from coalfired Mae Mo power plant THE ELECTRICITY Generating Authority of Thailand may pay up to Bt13 million in compensation to 130 villagers affected by its lignite-coal-fuelled Mae Mo power plant in the northern province of Lampang if a recommendation to the Supreme ... (more)
(Flight MH370) Stolen passports shine light on Bangkok's role as...
Thailand's role as a hub for criminal networks using false documents is in the spotlight after two passengers on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 used passports stolen in the country, sparking fears of possible a terrorist attack.
Thailand's Red Shirts to hold mass rally in Chiang Mai
Supporters of Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinwatra are gathering on Saturday to rally for the government amid the protracted political crisis in the country.
Heavy dust in North
The North has been suffering from fine-particle dust above safety standards, though the South remains unaffected by smoke from Indonesian forest fires, at less than 60 micrograms per cubic metre, Pollution Control Department director-general Wichien Jungrungruang said.
Deaths spark H1N1 flu warning
With the seasonal H1N1 flu outbreak having killed six of the 11,513 patients who contracted the disease nationwide from January 1 until March 1, the Disease Control Department has urged special caution for children and the elderly.
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BANGKOK: Scientists warn of man-made drought
Across Indochina, from Myanmar to Vietnam, as the dry season sets in, each country is once again grappling with forest fires, mostly set in order to clear land.
Study: Thailand roads 2nd most dangerous in the world
Thai rescuers search for passengers of a bus that fell about 30 meters into the ravine on a curvy rural road in Lampang province, Thailand in October last year.
Lampang tightens relations with Indonesia
BANGKOK, 17 February 2014 The governor of Lampang Province has welcomed Mr. Lutfi Rauf, Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to the Kingdom of Thailand, during his official visit to the province to discuss a wide range of cooperation.
The final frontier
Demure satellite engineer Pirada Techavijit is in seventh heaven since being selected to become the first Thai to travel into space after winning the global campaign "Axe Apollo Project" for Thailand, earlier this year.
All fired up
The story of Maliwan Nakwirot from Lampang is the first in our series on female environmental campaigners who've fought for conservation and rights around the country Her voice is loud and clear.