A student from Chulalongkorn University wearing a face mask to protect from the poor air quality in Bangkok. Photo: AP A student from Chulalongkorn University wearing a face mask to protect from the poor air quality in Bangkok. Photo: AP
A student from Chulalongkorn University wearing a face mask to protect from the poor air quality in Bangkok. Photo: AP

Travellers to Thailand over Lunar New Year face smog blanketing Bangkok

  • Pollution Control Department issued 52-page national action plan but it is unclear how many, if any, of the measures it suggested were implemented
  • About 800,000 visitors from China were expected to visit over Lunar New Year, according to the Tourism Council of Thailand

Topic |   Thailand
A student from Chulalongkorn University wearing a face mask to protect from the poor air quality in Bangkok. Photo: AP A student from Chulalongkorn University wearing a face mask to protect from the poor air quality in Bangkok. Photo: AP
A student from Chulalongkorn University wearing a face mask to protect from the poor air quality in Bangkok. Photo: AP
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