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UN efforts against malaria ‘off-track’; more money needed

LONDON (AP) — Malaria remains a nagging problem in Africa and efforts to curb the killer disease are "off-track," the World Health Organization said...

WHO hails HM the King as a significant role model

World Health Organization has praised King Bhumibol Adulyadej as a significant role model nationally and globally in addressing the most pressing public health issues...

Global report on Fukushima nuclear accident details health risks

Geneva, 28 February 2013 - A comprehensive assessment by international experts on the health risks associated with the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant...

Remembering traffic victims

Sunday 18 November 2012 was the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and is held on the third Sunday of November each...

Special Report: PM urged to exclude alcohol deal from FTA with...

The National Economic and Social Advisory Council (NESAC) has urged Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to be cautious about the free trade area on...

Thailand remains vigilant on hand, foot and mouth disease

BANGKOK, July 16 - Cambodia's threatened epidemic of hand-foot-mouth disease has passed its critical point and is now controllable, but Thailand remains on...

12 Thais commit suicide on a daily basis

BANGKOK, 11 July 2012 -The Department of Mental Health (DMH) has disclosed that 12 people commit suicide everyday in Thailand as a result of...

ASEAN to gear up for possible emergencies with food safety strategy

BANGKOK, 27 June 2012  – As a preparation measure for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), the 10 ASEAN nations have united with Bangladesh,...

Thailand hosts 2012 Rotary International Convention

BANGKOK, 8 May 2012  - Thailand is hosting the 2012 Rotary International Convention, with than 38,000 guests from 160 countries worldwide attending the event...

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Beach Road congestion wanes with speedboat exodus

PATTAYA - The exodus of speedboat operators from Pattaya Beach not only has streamlined marine services, it has improved traffic on Beach Road. Traffic police...

Facebook to boost its investment in Thailand

Bangkok - Facebook has pledged to increase its investment in Thailand, citing its support for the country’s digital transformation with a focus on small...

Security agencies to be on high alert during May 22 demonstration

Bangkok - A planned demonstration in the capital this Tuesday, May 22, will be staged amid tight security to ensure public safety. Deputy Prime Minister...

Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger

Pahoa, Hawaii (AP) — A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous, sending rivers of molten...

Land Transport Dept gets tough with law-breaking public vehicles

Bangkok - The Department of Land Transport (DLT) has launched a transport safety campaign to prompt operators of public vehicles countrywide to improve the...

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