Thailand’s Prime Minister Orders Officials to Solve Toxic Haze Problem in Northern Thailand in Seven Days

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha traveled north to see the pollution for himself and ordered agencies to alleviate the problem within seven days, starting with 1,900 spots across nine provinces, including Chiang Rai.

Thailand’s Prime Minister Orders Officials to Solve Toxic Haze Problem in Northern Thailand in Seven Days

CHIANG RAI – Thailand’s Junta Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered officials to tackle worsening haze in Northern Thailand within seven days and ordered a manhunt for arsonists who deliberately set forest fires. Wildfires and crop burning are blanketing the region with smog, prompting Thailand’s junta leader Prayuth Chan-Ocha to fly to Chiang Mai — […]

Residents Warned to Stay Inside as Toxic Smog Blankets Northern Thailand

Thick smog blanketed Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district Friday morning when PM2.5 rose to 203 micrograms per cubic meter, inducing poor visibility.

Residents Warned to Stay Inside as Toxic Smog Blankets Northern Thailand

CHIANG RAI – Several provinces in North and Northeast of Thailand are facing toxic smog from agricultural and forest fires as residents are told to avoid outdoor activities when possible by Thai health officials. Thick smog blanketed Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai district Friday morning when PM2.5 rose to 203 micrograms per cubic meter, inducing poor […]