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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…
BANGKOK, Sept 18 – Hundreds of Muslims in Thailand protested peacefully outside the US Embassy in Bangkok against  a film considered offensive to Islam which prompted violent anti-US protests around…