NARATHIWAT, 18 September 2015 – Royal Thai Army Commander-in-Chief Gen Udomdej Sitabutr has ordered officials in the restive South to raise the level of security after the latest bombing while admitting that the peace dialogue still requires more time. 

Smog hits southern provinces

Tuesday, 30 June 2015 11:48
BANGKOK, 29 June 2015 (NNT) - Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has expressed concerns over the southern smog caused by the eruption of a volcano in Indonesia. The air quality in the region is closely watched. Head of the PR Center of the Internal Security Operations Command...
BANGKOK, 5 June 2013, The Police Narcotics Suppression Bureau has announced the seizure of almost 1 million pills of methamphetamine from four 4 recent major drug busts. 
NARATHIWAT, May 14 – Fifty per cent of all 379 schools in the southern border province of Narathiwat opened for the new semester on Tuesday amid heightened security.
NARATHIWAT, April 30 - A presumed insurgent was shot dead during a clash of unidentified armed men with an Army Ranger patrol on a mountain in the southern province of Narathiwat.
NARATHIWAT, 4 April 2013 Officials investigating the abduction and killing of a Marine in the Deep South found an important piece of evidence that further indicates a link between the murder by suspected insurgents and the assault on a Navy base in February that resulted...
YALA, Jan 4 – Security measures have been heightened in Thailand’s southernmost provinces, bordering Malaysia, today as it is the ninth anniversary of a military weapons robbery at an army camp in nearby Narathiwat province.

Promising Satun: Another Thai tourist paradise

Saturday, 29 December 2012 12:05
Satun, a charming province in Thailand’s south, rests between limestone cliffs, and the beautiful pristine waters of the Andaman Sea. Over the years it has gained popularity as another southern wonder, attracting tourists from all over the globe.
BANGKOK, Dec 27 -  Deputy Interior Minister Pol Lt-Gen Chat Kuldilok, accompanied by senior officials of the disaster prevention and mitigation department, is visiting the southern region today and tomorrow to direct assistance and follow up operations to help flood victims.

Men in uniform to teach southern students

Wednesday, 26 December 2012 11:56
NARATHIWAT, Dec 26 – Thai army soldiers and border patrol police will be assigned to teach in state-run schools in violence-plagued provinces in Thailand’s far South, according to the Thai defence minister.
BANGKOK, Dec 17 -- Fourth Army Region Commander Lt-Gen Udomchai Thamsarorach said today that the government’s security agencies have mobilised forces to provide safety protection for educators around the clock in the southernmost provinces.
YALA, Dec 17 -- All schools in Thailand’s three southernmost provinces of Narathiwat, Pattani and Yala as well as four districts of Songkhla reopen normally amid tight security and worry on the part of teachers who have a heightened sense of having become prime targets...
PATTANI, Dec 12 -- The Confederation of Teachers of the Three Southern Border Provinces will consider their next move after two more teachers including a school principal were killed in Pattani on Tuesday. 
NARATHIWAT, Dec 9 - The Southern Border Provinces Administration Centre plans to encourage graduates to work as teachers in their own community to allay fears of teacher attacks in the violence plagued southern border provinces.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives will organize activities to celebrate World Soil Day, December 5, in honor of His Majesty the King, who is recognized as Humanitarian Soil Scientist.

Man nabbed for involvement in railway blast

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 13:41
NARATHIWAT, Nov 21 – A suspect has been arrested in connection with Sunday’s bombing of a southern railway which killed three people and injured 16 others, according to the Thai army. 

Southbound train service back to normal

Wednesday, 21 November 2012 13:35
NARATHIWAT, Nov 21 – Trains bound for Thailand’s southernmost province of Yala resumed service Wednesday morning after a 300-metre stretch of tracks, badly damaged by Sunday’s...
NARATHIWAT, Nov 21 - Two soldiers and one villager were wounded in a Narathiwat ambush bombing of routine security patrol for teachers on Wednesday morning.

One more railway bomb victim dead.

Monday, 19 November 2012 13:08
NARATHIWAT, Nov 19 – One more victim of Sunday’s railway bomb in Narathiwat was pronounced dead at hospital, raising the death toll to three. A Yala-Sungai Kolok passenger train was bombed Sunday morning. Thirty five people were wounded and out of this number, fifteen persons were...
NARATHIWAT, Nov 16 - More shops have opened for trade despite the insurgents' threat of possible harm to those ignoring their clandestine warnings in this  southernmost province Friday amid tight security.
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