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BANGKOK, 5 September 2012  – The State Railway of Thailand (SRT) has suspended parts of its services in the North in order to repair the damage caused by bad weather…
NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Sept 4 – Heavy rains accompanied by flooding has not damaged the ancient Phimai Khmer sanctuary in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, according to provincial fine arts…

First crab 'bank' in Trang

Friday, 07 September 2012 By MCOT
TRANG, Sept 4 – Thailand’s first 'bank' for blue swimmer crabs was officially launched in the southern seaboard province of Trang Tuesday with an ambitious goal to have similar crab…
LAMPANG, Sept 4 – Thailand’s Meteorological Department today warned that heavy rain is likely in various parts of upper Thailand and local residents should beware of flash flood through Thursday.

Southern Islamic school’s assets seized

Thursday, 06 September 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Sept 4 – The Thai government's Anti-Money Laundering Office (AMLO) has seized the assets of an Islamic religious (pondok) school in Narathiwat province in connection with the insurgency in…
BANGKOK, Sept 3 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Monday she will possibly raise the issue of Thailand’s southern violence during talks with her Malaysian counterpart Najib Razak at the…
BANGKOK, Sept 3 --  Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Monday ordered closed circuit television monitors (CCTVs) installed to monitor flood testing for Bangkok residents, stressing that the tests would be…
BANGKOK, 3 September 2012 – The Department of Trade Negotiations has held a seminar for service business operators to discuss the preparation of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). 
BANGKOK, 3 September 2012 – The government has held a seminar to inform government’s personnel to help empower women and children and promote justice for them in the society. 

Special Report: Secrets of Siamese Headwear

Thursday, 06 September 2012 By NNT
A new exhibition at Museum Siam unveils how hats and headdresses can indicate the past and present of Thailand – and can erase the landscape boundaries of the ASEAN community,…
BANGKOK, 3 September 2012  – According to Senator Rosana Tositrakul, the government has not been following the constitution regarding energy policy, claiming it doesn’t benefit the people. 
BANGKOK, Sept 3 – Opposition Democrat Party leader Abhisit Vejjajiva on Monday urged the government to seriously tackle problems in Thailand’s South following more than 400 cases of violence, saying…
NARATHIWAT, Sept 3 – Thai train service between the Thailand’s southernmost province of Yala and Su-ngai Kolok district in the southern border province of Narathiwat was halted Monday morning after…
PRACHUAB KHIRI KHAN, Sept 3 - Farmers in Thailand’s seaside provinces of Prachuab Khiri Khan and Chumphon on Monday are rallying to demand government intervention to support the prices they…

Chiang Mai, Phichit on alert for deluge

Wednesday, 05 September 2012 By MCOT
CHIANG MAI, Sept 3 – Several districts in this northern province have been on alert since early Monday morning for possible floods due to heavy downpours.