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Bangkok pollution

Despite cleaner air than Delhi, this city declares war on pollution like never before

A sudden spike in air pollution over Bangkok set into motion a chain of measures that eventually ensured toxicity levels were brought down almost as suddenly as the spike itself.

Feb 06, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

Pollution prompts Bangkok to close schools for the week

Measures taken by the government, including seeding rain clouds, regulating truck traffic and hosing down streets, have so far failed to clear the air.

Jan 30, 2019, 15:46 PM IST