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BANGKOK, Sept 20 – A new group of insurgents in Thailand’s deep South will surrender to the authorities, and more will follow if they are assured of fair treatment, Deputy…

Police officer killed in Pattani

Monday, 24 September 2012 By MCOT
PATTANI, Sept 20 -  A border patrol policeman was shot dead Thursday while driving on a road in this violence-plagued province in Thailand’s far South.
BANGKOK, 21 September 2012  – The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) has announced that more provinces have fallen victim to the monsoon flooding, which has rampaged several parts…
BANGKOK, Sept 21 – Four men were arrested and 500,000 methamphetamine pills were seized in an anti-narcotics crackdown in Nakhon Sawan province, 230km north of Bangkok, according to national police…
PRACHIN BURI, Sept 21 - Heavy rain at Prachin Buri in the early hours of Friday flooded Si Maha Phot market, and local authorities are closely monitoring the rising water…
BANGKOK, 21 September 2012 – The National Water and Flood Management Committee has warned that rain will continue pouring down in various parts of the country, at least until this…
CHIANG MAI, Sept 19 - US ambassador to Thailand Kristie Kenney said she believes the anti-US protests in Muslim world will not deteriorate and that the situation in Thailand is…
BANGKOK, 20 September 2012  – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed related officials to urgently remove anything that is causing drainage of rainwater in Bangkok to slow down.
BANGKOK, 20 September 2012 – The state-appointed committee in charge of the reconstruction of Thailand is determined to materialize the controversial Kaeng Suea Ten Dam Project. 
BANGKOK, 20 September 2012 – The Health Ministry has instructed officials in flood-hit Sukhothai to watch out for the outbreak of post-flood illnesses. Deputy Health Minister Surawit Khonsomboon, on Wednesday,…
BANGKOK, 20 September 2012 – The Prime Minister is prepared to talk to Myanmar President over the release of nine Thai prisoners in Myanmar, while the Foreign Ministry will appeal…
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…