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Southern floods claim one death

Saturday, 02 March 2013 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Feb 28 - The renewed round of flooding in Thailand's southern region has claimed one life, but the situation is expected to improve in the next few days, according…
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 28 – Thailand today entered an historic agreement with an insurgent group in the Muslim-predominant far South in the country's first concrete attempt towards a peace process…
BANGKOK, Feb 28 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra left Bangkok this morning to visit Malaysia for the 5th Annual Consultation (AC) with her Malaysian counterpart Najib Tun Razak. 
BANGKOK, 27 February 2013 The Agriculture Ministry has assured that the Royal Irrigation Department is still able to manage water supply for farmers and people in drought-hit areas. 
BANGKOK, 26 February 2013 Radio Thailand celebrates its 83rd anniversary of radio broadcasting in Thailand on Tuesday, under the slogan "83rd year of radio broadcasting, stepping towards ASEAN". 
As changes in temperature and precipitation as part of global climate change threaten agricultural productivity and the capacity to feed the world’s population, policy makers are urged to rethink action…
BANGKOK, 27 February 2013 With days of inundation yet to come to an end, the Public Health Ministry has sent more medical assistance to flood-hit Phatthalung. 
BANGKOK, 27 February 2013 The Cabinet has resolved to impose sanctions on North Korea following a resolution of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). 
BANGKOK, Feb 27 – More than half of the Thais queried on the state lottery believe there is fraud in the bimonthly lottery draws, an academic survey revealed today.
BANGKOK, Feb 27 – Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has resolved to confiscate over Bt65 million worth of assets from former permanent secretary for defence Sathian Permthong-in and his associates.
BANGKOK, Feb 27 – A senior Thai security official today accomplished an overture for talks with leaders of the ethnic Malay Muslim insurgent groups in Thailand’s far South – another…

Southern flood starts to recede

Friday, 01 March 2013 By MCOT
YALA, Feb 27 – Rain in Thailand’s South has stopped and flooding has receded in some areas. 
BANGKOK, Feb 27 – The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has removed Thailand from the anti-money laundering and counter terrorist financing (AML/CTF) blacklist after the country has made significant progress…

Thailand urged to ban ivory trade

Friday, 01 March 2013 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Feb 27 - A leading wildlife conservation group on Wednesday submitted a half-million signature petition to Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, urging the Thai government to temporarily ban the…
BANGKOK, 27 February 2013 (NNT) – Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung reaffirmed that the government was ready to talk with all factions in order to solve the problems in the…
BANGKOK, 25 February 2013 The Department of Disease Control is worried about the dengue fever situation this year after over 5,000 people have been ill from the disease, increasing from…
BANGKOK, 26 February 2013 Radio Thailand celebrates its 83rd anniversary of radio broadcasting in Thailand on Tuesday, under the slogan "83rd year of radio broadcasting, stepping towards ASEAN". 
BANGKOK, 26 February 2013 The Ministry of Interior has insisted that back up energy supply has been sought in the face of Myanmar’s planned temporary stop of its natural gas…
BANGKOK, 26 February 2013 The Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC) Region 4 has expressed confidence in the government’s policy on the unrest in the southern border provinces, believing more insurgents…
BANGKOK, 26 February 2013 The Public Health Ministry has urged all state hospitals to promote the practice of meditation as the means to treat and prevent illnesses.