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Haze situation in North troubling

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 By NNT
LAMPANG, 11 February 2013  The air pollution problem in Northern provinces of Phrae and Lampang is still troubling, as the level of dust particles is about the go over the…

30,000 Seized Wildlife: Burden of Care

Wednesday, 13 February 2013 By MCOT
As the number of seized animals in wildlife smuggling cases has increased, Thailand’s National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department now has at least 30,000 animals under its care at…
NARATHIWAT, Feb 11 – A computer salesman was killed in his car in Pattani, and four Thai army rangers were wounded in a bombing in Rangae district of this southern…
BANGKOK, Feb 18 – A policeman and three civilians were killed, and 64 others injured in clashes at Phan Fah Bridge, Ratchdamnoen Avenue, where government forces launched a blitz this…
BANGKOK, Feb 11 – Voters above age 26 prefer Pongsapat Pongcharoen, Pheu Thai Party candidate, as next Bangkok governor while 18-25 year-olds will cast their ballots for Democrat candidate Sukhumbhand…
CHIANG MAI, Feb 11 -- Cobra Gold 2013, the annual joint military exercise, has officially begun in the northern province of Chiang Mai.
BANGKOK, Feb 11 – Ratree Pipattanapaiboon, the Thai woman political activist recently released from a Cambodian prison, today met with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and discussed the possibility of transferring…
BANGKOK, Feb 11 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed concerned agencies to come to a conclusion whether to impose curfews in selected areas of Thailand’s far South in a…
BANGKOK, 10 February 2013 The government has commenced its work on the establishment of the “Ministry of Water”, as proposed by Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi. 
BANGKOK, 10 FEBRUARY 2013  Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has revealed that a number of large dams and reservoirs will be constructed in various parts of the country, in an…
YALA, 10 FEBRUARY 2013  Security has been tightened further in Thailand’s restive southern border region after the latest car bomb killed more soldiers, ahead of the widely-watched curfew imposition. 

Haze, smog worsen in northern provinces

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 By MCOT
LAMPANG, Feb 10 – Dust particle levels in Thailand’s northern provinces have increased, while Chiang Mai's airport has to turn on spotlights along the whole runway area due to poor…
RANONG, Feb 10 - About ten sand drilling ships were spotted in Myanmar's Andaman Sea near Thailand's border in this southern province.
BANGKOK, Feb 8 – The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has responded positively to Thailand’s successive solutions to the long-standing violence in three southernmost provinces and offered to support the…

PM: 2013 will be the Year of Thailand

Monday, 11 February 2013 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Feb 9 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday said she wants 2013 to be the Year of Thailand, where the country's economy is growing and confidence will…