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BANGKOK, 4 January 2013 More than 2,000 cases of drug smuggling and gun possession have been found in Bangkok during the New Year. 
CHIANG MAI, Jan 4 -- Drug trafficking across Thailand's upper northern border with Myanmar and the Lao PDR is concerning to Thai officials as large amounts of illicit narcotics are…
SARABURI, Jan 4 – A new batch of 1,800 “security police,” recruited from former soldiers holding the rank of private, with experience in Thailand’s far South, will be dispatched to…
BANGKOK, Jan 4 – Deputy Prime Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul said today he was not confident Thailand will win the Phra Viharn (Preah Vihear) temple dispute filed by Cambodia in the…
The small valley of Huay Hom village in Mae Hong Son is a a new home to one of the world’s most popular coffee varieties, Arabica.
YALA, Jan 4 – Security measures have been heightened in Thailand’s southernmost provinces, bordering Malaysia, today as it is the ninth anniversary of a military weapons robbery at an army…
Siriraj Hospital has successfully operated on an unborn baby to unclog a bladder blockade for the first time in Asia. The surgery remedied the condition that could cause miscarriage or…
BANGKOK, 3 January 2012 The Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) - Bangkok office and the police have joined in a special operation to curb the smuggling of drugs…
BANGKOK, 3 January 2012  The Chairman of the Election Commission (EC) has shrugged off criticism that he has been helping the government with the planned referendum on charter amendments. 
BANGKOK, Jan 3 – Safety measures for tourists will be enhanced and highlighted as a national agenda, the Tourism and Sports Ministry announced today.
BANGKOK, Jan 3 – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) plans to seek the Criminal Court’s verdict on a move by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) to investigate its 30-year…
BANGKOK, Jan 3 – The government will set up a tripartite spokesperson team to give more coherent information to the public on domestic security situation, Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha disclosed…
BANGKOK, Jan 3 – Thailand Post will create the widest stamp in the country's postal history to mark the coming National Children’s Day, a senior executive of the state corporation…

Phatthalung braces for more floods

Friday, 04 January 2013 By NNT
BANGKOK, 3 January 2013  Heavy rains continue to batter the South as Phatthalung provincial authorities warn residents to brace for possible flash floods and forest runoffs. 
NARATHIWAT, Jan 3 – Heavy rain triggered flooding in several southern provinces and disaster zones have been declared to facilitate processes to assist flood victims.