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Protection from Polluted Air.

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Protection from Polluted Air.

We take for granted that the quality of our air is good when it may not be. The hazards in our air are invisible demons we can’t see until it is way too late. The news starts to pay attention when in places like India the air gets so smoggy they can’t see. Far before…

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Khon Kaen Times on Air

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Khon Kaen Times on Air

Khon Kaen Times is back and under a new management team. Hope you enjoy reading the Khon Kaen Times as it continues. We had some feedback on the air quality story; A reader Dick van Nieuwkoop expressed his concern as to whether the air quality monitors were still in operation. Apparently they are as Mr Van…

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Khon Kaen FC Unlucky But Division 2 Awaits; Full Game Coverage.

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Khon Kaen FC Unlucky But Division 2 Awaits; Full Game Coverage.

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Air Quality in Khon Kaen.

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Air Quality in Khon Kaen.

So you’ve heard a lot of good stuff from us about Khon Kaen. Well here’s some bad news, a Greenpeace study ranked Khon Kaen and Saraburi as the cities with the most air pollution in Thailand. The study ran from January to June this year and ranked Khon Kaen number 1 for high levels of…

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Teachers Merry-Go-Round In Khon Kaen

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Teachers Merry-Go-Round In Khon Kaen

So the news in Education this week as we approach the final semester in Thailand was, well…. mixed. On one hand thousands of teachers are retiring at the regulation age of 60 for government employees. Meanwhile a similar number of students are graduating with a degree in education and applying to get their licences. Seems…

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Khon Kaen Smart City Work Well Underway.

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Khon Kaen Smart City Work Well Underway.

We can report that the Khon Kaen smart city project is progressing well and on target with large sections of the overhead rail link complete. As we reported previously the excellent progress is largely down to a group of Khon Kaen citizens taking the initiative themselves. The band of entrepreneurs from 20 Khon Kaen-based companies…

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Khon Kaen FC Promoted Champions! (Updated)

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Khon Kaen FC Promoted Champions! (Updated)

The T-Rex’s have had a great season and for those of you who don’t know were promoted as champions in the number 1 spot of the Thai League 3. They beat local rivals Udon Thani into second place by 7 points. Khon Kaen FC will play Samut Sakhon away at the weekend, then play them…

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Nice News About Rice

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Nice News About Rice

This article was not just an excuse for some wordplay in the title, there is genuinely good news about Thailand’s rice harvest this year. It appears that this year’s yield will be substantial even though forecasters opinions vary. Some are predicting even more yield than last year when the prediction at the start of the…

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Kaen Nakhon Great Pedestrian Way – Work Continuing.

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Kaen Nakhon Great Pedestrian Way – Work Continuing.

Kaen Nakhon with surrounding park, is a small lake that’s a great escape from the city traffic and is fairly central. As we’ve mentioned before there’s a new walkway, a great new feature that travel sites fail to mention.   The walkway and surrounding park are an ideal place for a walk, run or cycle….

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Flying to Khon Kaen – Updated

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Flying to Khon Kaen – Updated

Flying to Khon Kaen has never been easier with five airlines servicing the North Eastern hub. Air Asia, Nok Air , Thai Smile and Thai Lion all have regular flights with at least 3 daily flights to Bangkok. You can also fly to Chiang Mai and Had Yai with Daily flights from Air Asia. Kan Air…

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