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Military steps up anti-smuggling measures along Thailand-Myanmar border

RANONG - The 5th Infantry Division Commander, Maj Gen Sitthiporn Musikasin has instructed his troops to step up land and marine security measures and...

Seven Dangerous Days’ death toll reaches 365

BANGKOK, Jan 3 - Thailand's death toll from road accidents during the "Seven Dangerous Days” of the New Year's holidays has reached 365,...

Myanmar frees 7 jailed Thais, 2 remain imprisoned

RANONG, Nov 30 - Myanmar authorities today released seven Thais sentenced to jail for illegal entry, forest encroachment and arms possession, while two...

Thailand, Myanmar to cooperate in anti-human trafficking centres

RANONG, Aug 22 - Thailand and Myanmar are cooperating to open anti-human trafficking centres later this month. Ranong Governor...

Rubber growers demand help on falling rubber prices

SONGKHLA, Aug 20 – Thailand’s rubber growers network from 14 southern provinces converged on Songkhla provincial hall on Monday afternoon to press the...

Myanmar requests medicines for jailed Thais

RANONG, July 30 -- Myanmar has asked Thailand to support medicines and medical supplies after some of the 92 Thais jailed in Kawthaung...

At least 14 workers injured in gas leak in Ranong

RANONG, July 22- Some 14 workers on Sunday suffered from breathing difficulties after inhaling ammonia leaked at a frozen shrimp factory in the southern...

Thai authorities working for release of 49 detainees in Myanmar: Army...

BANGKOK, July 9 - Thai army chief Gen Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Monday that Thai officials are seeking to secure the release of 49...

Ranong to lay out measures to prevent border trespassing

RANONG, 6 July 2012 -Deputy Governor of Ranong province Sub- Lieutenant Pattawee Paratkajariya explained in his statement that 70 arrested Thai people, who are...

Thai victims of land scam detained in Myanmar

RANONG, July 6 – Thai and Lao rubber workers being held in Myanmar by that countries authorities reportedly have been misled and victimized by...

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Slow pipes leave Pattaya water trucks awash in business

With water pressure running low in many areas, water suppliers are awash in business in Pattaya. Earlier facing the threat of the worst water shortage...

HHNFT manager honored for social work

The manager of two Human Help Network Foundation Thailand centers was awarded the country’s top prize for social workers at a ceremony in Bangkok. ...

Nong Plalai kids schooled on recycling

Nong Plalai students learned the importance of recycling and how to sort their rubbish. Mayor Pinyo Homklin opened the Feb. 18 environmental event at Nongket...

American democrats living in Thailand will vote first on Super Tuesday

2020 Global Presidential Primary 3 – 10 March 2020 American citizens living in Thailand have the opportunity to help choose the Democratic nominee for US...

Mark Twain in Jomtien

A few weeks ago, I read Mark Twain’s splendid travel book again, The Innocents Abroad which was published in 1869. It was based on...