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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. 
BANGKOK, 21 September 2012 - The Ministry of Transport is setting up a temporary command center in Bangkok to cope with heavy traffic congestion during the flood season. 
BANGKOK, 21 September 2012  - The Chao Phraya dam has discharged more water due to heavy rains, raising the water level in the Chao Phraya river by 10 centimeters. Nearby…
BANGKOK, 21 September 2012  - The Royal Thai Navy is accelerating the construction of water-pushing machines to be dispatched to flood-prone areas. The machines are expected to be completed by…
BANGKOK, 22 September 2012  – The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is now discussing with the Royal Irrigation Department about the drainage works in the areas where their jurisdiction overlaps. 
BANGKOK, Sept 21 - Deputy Prime Minister Yuthasak Sasiprapa said today he has yet to receive a confirmed report on the alleged implication of nine Thai soldiers in the deaths…
BANGKOK, Sept 21 - Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and Irrigation Department experts met Friday to speed drainage of large volumes of water more effectively in light of expected heavy downpours.

No reversal of rice pledging scheme

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Sept 20 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra reaffirmed today that the government’s widely-criticised rice pledging scheme will carry on with its objective to help Thai farmers.