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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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Chinese New Year dawns in 3 Pattaya locations Jan. 25

Chinese New Year will be celebrated at three spots across the Pattaya area, featuring music, dance and games. Loading... (function () {...

Water sourced to cope with drought, wildfire in Chiang Mai

BANGKOK – The Royal Irrigation Department is sourcing water to cope with drought and forest fires in Chiang Mai province, its director-general said.

Students to help keep traffic moving in South Pattaya

Sixty Pattaya School No. 8 students will be working as volunteer traffic police to help mitigate congestion during rush hour.Sixty Pattaya School No. 8...

The Happy Land

Great Britain is known more poetically and probably more accurately as The British Isles. There is probably no one alive (or dead, for that...

17 stories inspired by great American paintings

Writers take their inspiration from a variety of sources: an unforgettable face, overheard conversation or perhaps, a painting. Loading... (function () {...