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NARATHIWAT, Feb 11 – A computer salesman was killed in his car in Pattani, and four Thai army rangers were wounded in a bombing in Rangae district of this southern…
BANGKOK, Feb 18 – A policeman and three civilians were killed, and 64 others injured in clashes at Phan Fah Bridge, Ratchdamnoen Avenue, where government forces launched a blitz this…
BANGKOK, Feb 11 – Voters above age 26 prefer Pongsapat Pongcharoen, Pheu Thai Party candidate, as next Bangkok governor while 18-25 year-olds will cast their ballots for Democrat candidate Sukhumbhand…
CHIANG MAI, Feb 11 -- Cobra Gold 2013, the annual joint military exercise, has officially begun in the northern province of Chiang Mai.
BANGKOK, Feb 11 – Ratree Pipattanapaiboon, the Thai woman political activist recently released from a Cambodian prison, today met with Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and discussed the possibility of transferring…
BANGKOK, Feb 11 - Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed concerned agencies to come to a conclusion whether to impose curfews in selected areas of Thailand’s far South in a…
BANGKOK, 10 February 2013 The government has commenced its work on the establishment of the “Ministry of Water”, as proposed by Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi. 
BANGKOK, 10 FEBRUARY 2013  Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi has revealed that a number of large dams and reservoirs will be constructed in various parts of the country, in an…
YALA, 10 FEBRUARY 2013  Security has been tightened further in Thailand’s restive southern border region after the latest car bomb killed more soldiers, ahead of the widely-watched curfew imposition. 

Haze, smog worsen in northern provinces

Tuesday, 12 February 2013 By MCOT
LAMPANG, Feb 10 – Dust particle levels in Thailand’s northern provinces have increased, while Chiang Mai's airport has to turn on spotlights along the whole runway area due to poor…
RANONG, Feb 10 - About ten sand drilling ships were spotted in Myanmar's Andaman Sea near Thailand's border in this southern province.
BANGKOK, Feb 8 – The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has responded positively to Thailand’s successive solutions to the long-standing violence in three southernmost provinces and offered to support the…

PM: 2013 will be the Year of Thailand

Monday, 11 February 2013 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Feb 9 - Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday said she wants 2013 to be the Year of Thailand, where the country's economy is growing and confidence will…
BANGKOK, Feb 9 - "Fed up with politics" is a major reason claimed by Bangkokians who said they would not cast their ballots in the upcoming gubernatorial election, a university…
YALA, Feb 10 – Five soldiers were killed and another one wounded in a bombing and shooting attack in the violence plagued province of Yala.
BANGKOK, 8 February 2013  The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce (UTCC) has revealed that the Nation's consumer confidence index in January hit record high in 16 months. 
BANGKOK, 8 February 2013 (NNT) -- Director of ABAC Poll Research Center Noppadol Kannika reveals that Puea Thai party's Bangkok Governor hopeful Pongsapat Pongcharoen is most popular among residents of…
BANGKOK, 8 February 2013  The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) held a seminar on the impact of solar storms that the US space agency predicted would hit the…
BANGKOK, 8 February 2013 The Public Health Ministry is promoting the awareness about Alzheimer’s disease by giving knowledge about the disease to the public. An application to check if a…
Thai Patriots Network activist Ratree Pipattanapaiboon said in a Senate committee meeting that she has been theatened not to criticize the government led by Abhisit Vejjajiva.