Haze level back to normal in Yala

Monday, 26 October 2015 09:31
YALA – The air quality in Yala has improved as the level of haze has dropped to normal. The rainfall that doused the southernmost province last night lifted its air quality to a moderate level. The Pollution Control Department reported that the density of particulate matter...

Yala declares 2 villages elephant-hit areas

Friday, 23 October 2015 09:33
YALA – Administrative and forestry officials in Yala Province have called an emergency meeting to discuss ways to cope with the invasion of wild elephants into villagers’ plantations. 
YALA, 04 September 2015 (NNT) - Police arrested seven suspects involved in a series of May bombings in Yala municipality. The press release came from Police Colonel Nathakorn Kanchanaporn, lead detective at the Southern Border Provinces Police Operations Centre. He disclosed that the police put out 10...
YALA, 28 June 2015, (NNT) - Yala Technological Business Administration College and the provincial administration of Yala on Saturday kicked off a seminar on domestic violence prevention. According to the organizers, the event aims at equipping children and women with knowledge to protect themselves from violence,...
BANGKOK, 29 June 2015 (NNT) - The spokesman of the Constitution Drafting Committee has revealed that most residents in the southernmost region have voiced out their acceptance of the draft charter. CDC spokesman Pakorn Priyakorn said that the charter drafters recently visited Yala province and organised...
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.
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.
YALA, Nov 14 – Thailand’s army chief today claimed improvements have been made in the southern security situation, but made no promise for an early solution.

Religious teacher shot to death in Pattani

Wednesday, 31 October 2012 13:54
PATTANI, Oct 30 - A Muslim religious teacher was shot dead in this southern border province.

This Friday is happy day for vendors

Saturday, 20 October 2012 12:36
YALA, Oct 19 - There are many different ways to boost shopkeepers' worsening morale when they decide to close their shops en masse every Friday to avoid violence as rumoured in this southern province for weeks. 
YALA, Oct 17  -- A group of eight paramilitary rangers volunteers on foot patrol in Yala was hit by roadside bomb ambush in Kabang district, with one volunteer sustaining injuries.
YALA, Oct 15 - A group of peace advocates have launched a campaign in Yala municipality urging the Thai authorities to designate a safety and constructive zone for children suffering from the long-running insurgency in the region.
SONGKHLA, Oct 12 - More shops in Thailand’s restive southern border region have opened for business than on the previous two Fridays as the result of the authorities’ efficient campaign to boost public confidence despite threats of insurgent attacks.
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.
YALA, Oct 2 - A group of nine insurgents in Thailand’s deep South surrendered to the authorities in Yala on Tuesday, expressing their sincerity and readiness to be dealt with using existing legal procedures.

5kg explosive device defused in Yala

Wednesday, 19 September 2012 15:12
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 said.
YALA, Sept 15 -- Three paramilitary ranger volunteers, one woman, killed in Yala roadside ambush by presumed insurgents as they traveled to market in a pickup truck. After the killing their vehicle was set afire.
NARATHIWAT, Aug 17 – Thailand’s Southern Border Administrative Center (SBPAC) on Friday began compensating victims of the country’s ongoing violence in the south.

Pattani hotel targeted in car bomb attack

Wednesday, 01 August 2012 17:14
PATTANI, Aug 1 -- A car bomb targeting the upmarket CS Pattani Hotel and an adjacent electric power transmission station Tuesday evening caused a blackout in wide areas of the municipality and fire at the hotel, but no deaths were reported.
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