ULAN BATOR, April 29 – Thailand and Mongolia signed three pacts on bilateral cooperation, leading to future investment, trade, tourism and development in various fields between the two countries.

BANGKOK, April 29 – The Thai government is ready to discuss the latest Muslim demands made using a video message by southern insurgents who called for, among other demands, the unconditional release of  insurgent suspects, a senior security official said.

BANGKOK, April 28 - Thai-Cambodian trade in 2012 increased 40.5 per cent to US$4.03 billion from US$2.8 billion in the previous year.

BANGKOK, April 27 – Opposition Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva has called for government unity and the prime minister’s sincerity in solving unrest in Thailand’s deep South.

YALA, April 26 - Three suspected insurgents were killed in a clash with security officials during the raid in this restive southern province on Friday.

SI SA KET, April 26 -- An army ranger was wounded today by stepping on an old landmine while on patrol along Thai-Cambodian border in Si Sa Ket's Khun Han district.

BANGKOK, April 26 - A group of albino wallabies, restricted kangaroo-like animals imported from Australia, have been brought from Thailand's Northeast to the Thai capital's Dusit Zoo for Thais to admire until the end of June.

BANGKOK, April 26 – A Thai court today accepted charges against former foreign minister Noppadol Pattama over Cambodia’s unilateral registration of the Phra Viharn (Preah Vihear) temple ruins as a World Heritage site.

BANGKOK, Apr 27 – Thai ambassador to The Hague, Virachai Palasai, will submit detailed geographic coordinates on the Phra Viharn (Preah Vihear) temple dispute to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) soon, according to senior Foreign Ministry official.

Friday, 26 April 2013 16:21

Stateless but not hopeless

In the mountainous terrain of Mae Fah Luang district of Thailand's northernmost province of Chiang Rai bordering Myanmar, the initial group of ethnic Akha hill tribe people relocated in the area decades ago. But it was only recently that some indigenous people were given an opportunity to get health check-ups for the first time. 

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