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BANGKOK, Sept 23 – The Royal Irrigation Department has coordinated with the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration to drain water from Bangkok’s eastern canals into the Bangpakong River and the Gulf of…
RANONG, Sept 23—Thai officials of the Thai-Myanmar Township Border Committee (TBC) are preparing to negotiate with Myanmar officials in an attempt to help the remaining nine Thais still imprisoned in…
BANGKOK, Sept 23 – The public health ministry reported three flood-related deaths this year with a cumulative number of patients at 25,000, mostly headaches from stress.
BANGKOK, Sept 22 -- Deputy Prime Minister Yuthasak Sasiprapa on Saturday asserted the government has given priority to solving the problems of the southernmost provinces while a meeting between the…

PM to visit New York to attend UNGA

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Sept 22 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will visit the United States over September 23-29 to attend the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New…

2,000 people made ill by floods each day

Friday, 28 September 2012 By NNT
BANGKOK, 22 September 2012 - Minister of Public Health Wittaya Buranasiri has reported that almost 2,000 people are suffering from illnesses caused by floods each day with 111 people experiencing…

Drinkers warned of drowning in floodwater

Thursday, 27 September 2012 By NNT
BANGKOK, 24 September 2012  – Amidst the current flooding, Deputy Minister of Public Health Dr. Surawit Khonsomboon has revealed the danger of being intoxicated while staying in the water, saying…
BANGKOK, 24 September 2012  - A Thai representative in the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) has suggested that Thailand should…

Southern car bomb suspects arrested

Thursday, 27 September 2012 By NNT
BANGKOK, 24 September 2012  - Five from ten suspects involved in a car bomb in Sai Buri district, Pattani province, have been arrested while authorities are mulling over the revocation…
BANGKOK, 23 September 2012– More than half of the drainage works, intended to help ease the flood problem in Bangkok, has been completed. 
BANGKOK, 24 September 2012 - The Kasetsart University Office of Agricultural Economics (KU-OAE) Foresight Center has indicated that the flooding in the lower north and central regions have covered over…
BANGKOK, 24 September 2012 – Metropolitan Waterworks Authority (MWA) Governor Chareon Passara has expressed his confidence that the agency’s flood-tackling plan will prevent the flood affecting its water production and…
BANGKOK, 23 September 2012 – The Defense Minister is set to make his official visit to Vietnam next week, in a bid to strengthen security ties between the two neighbors. 
KAWTHAUNG, 21 September 2012 - Myanmar’s Kawthaung Court is scheduled to deliver a verdict on the trial of two Thai suspects charged with narcotics possession on October 1. 
YALA, 21 Sepetmber 2012 - The Southern Border Provinces Administrative Centre today grants an additional compensation payout of over 7 million baht to relatives of the southern unrest victims.