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Fire in Phou Phanang Forest Contained After Nine Grueling Days

The fire, which was caused by agricultural burning in the area, had spread to 17 different villages in the Sangthong district, causing damage to an area of around 120 hectares of woodland.Around 600 people, including officials and local residents, were mobilized on 20 March to ...

Jonathan Meadley

Luang Prabang Engulfed in Toxic Smoke as Landfill Fire Gets Out of Control

Authorities in Luang Prabang expect that it will take longer to extinguish the fire at a landfill in Lak 8 village amid ongoing forest fires due to slash-and-burn agriculture being practiced across the province.Vientiane Mai reports that a fire broke out at a landfill on 13 February ...

Manyphone Vongphachanh

Thailand, Laos launch forest fire prevention campaign

Bangkok (NNT/VNA) – Thailand and Laos have launched an annual campaign to prevent and address forest fire between both countries.The Governor of Chiang Rai, Prachon Prachsakul, welcomed a delegation of 30 people from Laos during the launch at Phu Chi Fa Forest Park in the northern ...

NNT/VNA

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