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BANGKOK, 20 September 2012  – The Foreign Ministry has instructed its officials to ensure safety of the Thai Embassy and its officials in China, as the crisis is looming over…
BANGKOK, Sept 19 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said results from Tuesday’s meeting with her predecessor Abhisit Vejjajiva on solutions to the southern unrest will be useful for the government’s…
CHIANG MAI, Sept 19 - Dozens of Muslims in this northern Thai city protested early Wednesday in front of the US Consulate against a film considered offensive to Islam which…

5kg explosive device defused in Yala

Friday, 21 September 2012 By MCOT
YALA, Sept 19 - A bomb squad successfully defused a five-kilogramme bomb found in a litter bin in the provincial seat of this southern border province early Wednesday morning, police…
BANGKOK, Sept 18 – Hundreds of Muslims in Thailand protested peacefully outside the US Embassy in Bangkok against  a film considered offensive to Islam which prompted violent anti-US protests around…
BANGKOK, Sept 19 - Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung said Wednesday that a video conference between opposition Democrat Party and senior security officials will be held to share opinions on…
BANGKOK, Sept 18 – Former Thai deputy premier Suthep Thuagsuban was saved from the axe today as the Senate voted 95 to 40 to retain his status as a member…

Myanmar releases 83 Thai prisoners

Friday, 21 September 2012 By NNT
BANGKOK, 18 September 2012 – Myanmar has released 83 Thai prisoners who have been convicted for illegal entry, drug smuggling, and firearm possession. 

Prem calls for nurturing of good people

Friday, 21 September 2012 By NNT
BANGKOK, 17 September 2012  – General Prem Tinsulanonda, Chief of the Privy Council and statesman has urged the Thai society to create and nurture good people, while encouraging good deeds…
BANGKOK, Sept 15 -- The United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), the red shirt movement, rallied at Democracy Monument to mark the 6th anniversary of the September 19, 2006…
BANGKOK, Sept 17 – Tomorrow’s meeting of government and opposition representatives focusing on resolving the southern crisis will be a good opportunity to clarify issues and reach a common understanding…
BANGKOK, Sept 17 – Tomorrow’s meeting between Thailand’s government and the opposition Democrat party to confer on ways to resolve the southern crisis will hear, among others, a proposal to…
SONGKHLA, Sept 17 - The inaugural charter flight from Hat Yai International Airport has been launched on Monday for Thai Muslims wishing to join the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, the…
SUKHOTHAI, Sept 17 – Breaches of anti-flood embankments have apparently horrified officials in this former capital province where Governor Chakkarin Plienwong ordered authorities concerned to search for additional leaks along…

More southern insurgents to defect

Thursday, 20 September 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Sept 17 -  Another batch of southern insurgents will surrender to the authorities in Thailand’s far South within this month, Deputy Prime Minister Yuthasak Sasiprapa said Monday.