PHATTHALUNG, Jan 1 -- Two districts in the southern province of Phatthalung remain critically impacted by flooding as they are the lower areas still under floodwater.
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.
PATTANI, Dec 12 – Thailand’s teachers in the besieged southernmost provinces, represented by their Teachers Federation, on Wednesday endorsed a collective decision to close all schools in the provinces one day after presumed insurgents entered a school in Pattani and killed a teacher and the...

Teacher, school principal shot dead in Pattani

Tuesday, 11 December 2012 17:57
PATTANI, Dec 11 - Police said a male teacher and a female school principal were gunned down inside a school in this southern border province in the latest—and most intrusive--fatal attack on teachers to date.
NARATHIWAT, Oct 19 -- Joint forces of military, police and security units have reinforced bunkers at the keeper's boxes in Narathiwat's Tak Bai district in preparation for any untoward incident that may happen on the 5th anniversary of incident there.
BANGKOK, Oct 9 -- Deputy Prime Minister Yuthasak Sasiprapa said Tuesday that it is not possible to designate Friday as holiday but said security personnel will be reinforced to ensure security for the public on Fridays.
NARATHIWAT, Oct 9 - A public health volunteer was gunned down in Narathiwat, and a couple was shot dead in Pattani on Tuesday.
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 car bomb which claimed six lives and wounded dozens in Pattani.
PATTANI, Sept 21 – Six people were killed and scores, most of them policemen, were injured in an explosion near a busy marketplace in this violence-plagued province in Thailand’s deep South today.

Underwater condos for fishes

Monday, 10 September 2012 13:44
Two hundred kilometers of seabed off Thailand’s southern provinces of Narathiwat and Pattani was once the rich source of fishes which had fed more than 150,000 fishermen and their family members. 
PATTANI, 30 July 2012  – The Defense Minister has expressed grief over the recent deaths of four soldiers in Pattani province and promised to tighten local security measures, following a series of attacks by southern militants. 
PATTANI, July 27- A former defence volunteer was shot dead in provincial seat of this southern border province while a woman was killed in Khok Pho district, according to local police.
SONGKHLA, July 18 2012  – The Industrial Promotion Center Region 11 has launched a program to promote cluster development in the para-rubber industry, with the advent of the ASEAN Economic Community in 2015. 
BANGKOK, 11 July 2012  – The Ministry of Commerce has hosted the “Economic Development 2012” program for 5 provinces in southern Thailand
PATTANI, 8 July 2012  - One of Thailand's southernmost border provinces is playing host to the 6th Ar-Rahnu Serantau General Meeting, which is set to prepare all involved for the arrival of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015.
BANGKOK, July 2 – Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has distributed some 60,000 health masks to local residents in five southern provinces as smog from Indonesian forest fires has blanketed the region.
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Six wounded in Pattani grenade attack

Monday, 11 June 2012 17:17
PATTANI, June 11 - Six people including two police officers and four villagers were wounded in an M-79 grenade attack at a police checkpoint in Pattani Sunday night. 
PATTANI, June 4 - A local school in this southern border province was burned Sunday night and two army ranger units were attacked with M79 grenades.
PATTANI, May 29 - The Thai government distributed the first Bt7.5 million compensation to the families of four victims killed and another five wounded by paramilitary rangers in the southern insurgency on Jan 29. It is also the first case of innocent people impacted by...
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