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BANGKOK, Sept 26 – Thailand’s Election Commission (EC) was formally requested today to check the parliamentary qualifications of Deputy Prime Minister Yongyuth Wichaidit after a decision by the Civil Service…
TRANG, Sept 25 – A humpback dolphin was found dead in the sea off Thailand’s Sukorn Island in the Andaman Sea, the fifth death, in this southern coastal province, an…
SONGKHLA, Sept 26 – Security has been beefed up in the trading town of Hat Yai in this southern province after widespread reports and rumours that a suspected insurgent in…
PHITSANULOK, Sept 26 -- Five subdistricts in Phitsanulok's Bang Rakam district are still battling Yom River floodwaters two metres above its river bank due to the high volume of waterflow…
BANGKOK, Sept 26 - Deputy Prime Minister Chalerm Yubamrung on Wednesday instructed Thailand’s national police chief to step up security during the country’s political gatherings following yesterday's clash between supporters…
BANGKOK, 26 September 2012  – The water management office has warned residents of Bangkok to brace for more heavy rain, at least until this Sunday. 
BANGKOK, 25 September 2012 – A Privy Councilor has expressed that although the Thai media have received more freedom than before, still they lack moral responsibility. He urged journalists to…
BANGKOK, 25 September 2012 - The Pollution Control Department (PCD) has prepared a pollution prevention and reduction plan in cases of flood in 25 provinces. 
PHITSANULOK, Sept 25 – Phitsanulok’s Bang Rakam district is likely to be under water for another month before receding in late October as it is a low-lying area and holds…
BANGKOK, Sept 25 –  King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang has introduced a new invention using microwave drying out of waterlogged soil to help flood-hit farmers who normally lose several…

Army chief indifferent to DSI charges

Friday, 28 September 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Sept 24 - Thai Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha today called on the public to refrain from criticising state officials charged by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) for involvement…
BANGKOK, Sept 24 – Activists from Thailand’s pro- and anti-government movements clashed today as some Yellow Shirts gathered at the headquarters of Police Crime Suppression Division to give moral support…
AYUTTHAYA, Sept 25 -  The provincial irrigation bureau in this former capital of Thailand, 70km north of Bangkok, has allayed fears of floods thanks to receding water in the Chao…
BANGKOK, Sept 24 - Army chief Gen Prayutha Chan-ocha said on Monday that he ordered more checkpoints and beefed up security in Thailand's restive southern border provinces following last week’s…
BANGKOK, 25 September 2012 - The Meteorological Department has issued another weather warning to residents in the East and the South to brace for more heavy rains. 
BANGKOK, Sept 23 – The Royal Irrigation Department has coordinated with the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration to drain water from Bangkok’s eastern canals into the Bangpakong River and the Gulf of…
RANONG, Sept 23—Thai officials of the Thai-Myanmar Township Border Committee (TBC) are preparing to negotiate with Myanmar officials in an attempt to help the remaining nine Thais still imprisoned in…
BANGKOK, Sept 23 – The public health ministry reported three flood-related deaths this year with a cumulative number of patients at 25,000, mostly headaches from stress.
BANGKOK, Sept 22 -- Deputy Prime Minister Yuthasak Sasiprapa on Saturday asserted the government has given priority to solving the problems of the southernmost provinces while a meeting between the…

PM to visit New York to attend UNGA

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 By MCOT
BANGKOK, Sept 22 -- Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will visit the United States over September 23-29 to attend the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New…