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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...

Medical Services Department urges cigarette smokers to quit

BANGKOK – Medical Services Department Director General Suphan Srithamma has warned cigarette smokers against dangers of smoking and urged them to quit on occasion...

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...

WHO: millions have hearing loss that can be improved or prevented

Geneva, 27 February 2013 - More than 360 million people in the world have disabling hearing loss, according to new global estimates on...

Public Health Ministry to revise tobacco laws

BANGKOK, 27 August 2011  – The Ministry of Public Health will revise two tobacco control laws in order to fight a new effort...

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Pattaya hotel catches fire, 400 safely evacuated

Pattaya (AP) — Police in Thailand's popular seaside resort of Pattaya say about 400 guests and staff were safely evacuated from a hotel whose...

UN says 13 people reportedly killed in Philippines typhoon

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. humanitarian officials say typhoon Kammuri reportedly killed 13 people and displaced nearly 400,000 others as it crossed the Philippines...

Auto sales in Thailand to fall in 2020

BANGKOK, Dec 5 -- Several negative factors, including tightening of lending control measures by the Bank of Thailand, are expected to hurt automobile industry...

3 charged over Australia’s largest crystal meth seizure

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Two customs agents and an information technology worker appeared in a court on Thursday charged with drug offenses over Australia's...

Shell shock: Giant invasive mussels eradicated from US ponds

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Most Americans know mussels as thumb-sized shellfish that occasionally adorn restaurant dinner plates. But a colony of mussels as big...