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  CHIANG MAI, Nov 1 -- Chiang Mai Governor Thanin Supasan has announced the coming annual cold spell and atmospheric haze as priorities of concern on the provincial agenda, particularly…

Drought starting earlier this year

Saturday, 03 November 2012 By MCOT
PHICHIT, Nov 2 - Drought has hit a number of areas in northern and northeastern Thailand, and disaster zones have been declared in some provinces.
BANGKOK, Nov 2 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra delegated responsibilities to her newly-appointed deputy premiers and ministers at the first meeting of the newly-reshuffled cabinet, with national security affairs to…
NARATHIWAT, Nov 1 - Two Thai women were arrested as part of an international gang smuggling 5kg of crystal methamphetamine pills to Malaysia, estimated to be worth Bt50 million.  …
BANGKOK, Nov 2 - The President of the European Commission, José Manuel, Barroso will visit Thailand on Sunday to strengthen bilateral ties between this country and the European Union (EU).
BANGKOK, Nov 2 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will visit the Lao capital of Vientiane on Nov 5 and 6 to attend the 9th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM 9).
BANGKOK, Nov 1 -  The main leader of the anti-government Pitak Siam group Gen Boonlert Kaewprasit said Wednesday he stands ready to report to the authorities if he receives the…
YALA, Nov 1 – Two suspected insurgents, including a local leader, were killed here yesterday, shot dead in a security operation in which two police officers were wounded in this…
BANGKOK, Oct 31 – Thailand’s new cabinet is scheduled to take an oath of allegiance in an audience with His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Thursday, according to Interior Minister…
BANGKOK, Oct 31 - Thai army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha on Wednesday dismissed allegations the the southern insurgency is continuing unabated because the army wants a large military budget.
BANGKOK, Oct 30 - The Opposition whip is prepared to submit a no confidence motion to the House Speaker to grill the Pheu Thai-led government in early November.  
PATTANI, Oct 30 - A Muslim religious teacher was shot dead in this southern border province.
BANGKOK, Oct 30 - A key Red Shirt leader today warned the government to keep a close watch on the moves of the anti-government 'Pitak Siam' group, claiming it is…

Ruling Pheu Thai Party gets new leader

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Oct 30 - The ruling Pheu Thai Party on Monday elected Jarupong Ruangsuwan as its new party leader after the resignation of its former leader Yongyuth Vichaidit.
BANGKOK, Oct 29 - Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubumrung brushed aside the importance of Sunday’s anti-government rally, saying that despite protest groups turning up in force, the event and the…