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03/11/2014
A detailed study of costs associated with banning and removing chrysotile in Poland reminds us of the staggering economic consequences of such decisions and once again raises questions about the real interests that motivated them.In a concise, well-documented paper published last June, Prof. Jerzy...
30/05/2014
14 Feb 2011 Prakit, Ularn and Wichian spoke out to protect consumer interest, by pointing out that no chrysotile-related case has been reported in Thailand and that any chrysotile ban would cause 50% of roofing products to disappear from the market and drive asbestos-free roofing products prices...
30/05/2014
20 November 2011 Received by Colonel Thanasak Mitrpanon, Chief of 23rd Ranger Regiment, Mr Uran Kriewsakul, Managing Director of Oran Vanich, donated Oran roof tiles worth 1 million Baht to be used for restoring army shelters.  The action is to hearten the rangers who are responsible to protect the...
30/05/2014
11 December 2011 Siam Rath Though the massive flooding situation in Thailand has gradually been relieved, it left behind major damages to homes and properties that need to be repaired and restored. Some experts have warned flood victims of a cancer risk they may get when pulling down the Asbestos-...
30/05/2014
BACKGROUND The World Health Assembly (WHA), the WHO’s supreme decision-making body that determines the WHO’s policies, issued Resolution 60.26 in May 2007. The resolution requested the WHO to carry out a global campaign for the elimination of asbestos-related diseases "…bearing in mind a...

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