Air pollution now a major risk to life expectancy in South Asia, study shows
Rapid industrialisation and population growth have contributed to declining air quality in South Asia, where particulate pollution levels are currently more than 50% higher than at the start of the century.
Thailand air pollution leads millions to seek medical help
There have been 184,465 hospital admissions this week alone.
Pollution choking Thailand's north hits tourism, worries public
Authorities have blamed a combination of forest fires and crop burning in Thailand and its neighbouring countries.
Work-from-home order issued as Thai city chokes on pollution
Smoke from forest fires and farmers burning crop stubble has blanketed the popular tourist destination in recent weeks.
Health warnings as Bangkok chokes on pollution
More than 1.3 million people have fallen sick in the kingdom since the start of the year as a result of air pollution, with nearly 200,000 admitted to hospital this week alone.
Air quality plummets in Indian capital as temperature falls
The Indian capital's pollution causes illnesses such as asthma and other respiratory problems every winter as the heavy air does not let vehicular emissions, construction dust and farm-fire residues disperse easily.
Children of India's burning coalfields dream of a fire-free future
Daily coal production in Jharia this year jumped to 100,000 tonnes, up from an average of 80,000 tonnes until 2021, local mining officials say.
Farmers cite lack of options as stubble burning turns air toxic in northern India
The national capital Delhi and surrounding areas are enveloped in a layer of smog each winter as cold, heavy air traps construction dust, vehicle emissions and smoke from the crop stubble burning.
India's Delhi shuts primary schools as air quality deteriorates
The decision to shut some schools came after concerned parents and environmentalists took to social media, urging the authorities to consider the impact of pollution on children.
Delhi's air a 'crime against humanity', spurs calls to close schools
The world's most polluted capital is blanketed in smog every winter as cold, heavy air traps construction dust, vehicle emissions and smoke from the burning of crop stubble to clear the fields for the next crop.
Indian capital gears up to tackle air pollution ahead of winter
High pollution is an annual sore point for Delhi, when several people are put to risk due to a high concentration of tiny airborne particles, especially in October and November.
India's state-funded helmet promises 'fresh air' in battle on winter smog
State agencies have pumped thousands of dollars into Shellios Technolabs, a startup whose founder Amit Pathak began work on the helmet, which he calls the world's first of its kind, in a basement in 2016.