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19 hours ago, Thailand said:

Came back from Lamphun way near the 106 /108 ,the fields were on fire all over the place. The crazy thing about it was that had to pass through a police check point (cross province?) with around a dozen officers etc the worst of the burning was literally around the area where the officers were conducting their temp checks etc on drivers and passengers!

 

Around half a dozen substantial fires,impossible to miss! 

So what?

 

Did you expect the police to be enforcing laws?  Where did you get that idea?

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you live in a health war zone, you had many months to leave; however, you stayed and then suffer.  you don't get a medal for being a complete idiot and putting your health in such danger because of la

What I don't understand is why you are reading posts about people discussing the problem with the air pollution in CM and compare it to someone with religious beliefs looking for converts.   

Today Chiang Mai surpassed # 2 (Kyiv) on World most polluted cities ranking with 2,15x higher AQI (392 vs 182).  I have been checking and logging the ranking the last 2 months now and Chiang Mai ranki

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Here we go again.

 

Foreigners complaining about the pollution in Chiang Mai. Instead of moving out they stay and will start the same complaining cycle again December until May. See you in December.

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September 5

 

Thailand North. There have been 3 months of good and fresh air.

Now it returns to yellow and orange. 

(farmers are burning? - rainy seaon?)

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AQI 865/Lampang seems to be a mistake or a fake.

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The long term effects of the burning will affect many more lives than Covid, including children.

The burning now seems to start earlier each year and the authorities do no more than talk the annual talk.

Expect more of the same talk and the same inaction and record AQI readings.

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15 hours ago, Thailand said:

burning now seems to start earlier each year and the authorities do no more than talk the annual talk.

This is absolutely correct.

 

 

15 hours ago, Thailand said:

the burning will affect many more lives than Covid, including children.

I think this is correct too.

 

It's a scandal.  - Yes or No  ?

What do you think?

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When  I'm checking 'aqicn.org' most

of the north seems to be green.

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But ventusky.com shows a problem

(today) in CM and in Bangkok?

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