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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 journos celebrate National Press Day

Pattaya-area journalists celebrated their profession at the annual National Press Day party. Deputy Mayor Ronakit Ekasingh and Amporn Sangkaew, president of the Pattaya Press Association,...

Sattahip sailor lauded for live-saving accident response

A Sattahip-based sailor was lauded for his life-saving action after a motorcyclist crashed during an epileptic seizure. Rear Adm. Suppachai Thanasarnsakorn, commander of the Naval...

3 dead, child escapes murder-suicide after Chiang Mai hostage standoff

A Chiang Mai fugitive shot and killed his wife and lover before turning the gun on himself during a 40-hour hostage siege in Muang...

Pattaya market’s parking garage approved

Pattaya will soon sign a contract to build a five-story parking garage at Naklua’s Lan Po Market after the Treasury Department approved the transfer...

Pattaya mayor checks beach parking, cleanliness

Pattaya’s mayor toured the beachfront, checking on work to eliminate no-parking zones and urge vendors to keep the area clean. Sonthaya Kunplome and his deputies...