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Paralympics Sprinter Legs Give Maimed “Thai Dog Cola” a New Lease on Life

– PHUKET – Just over a year after he was maimed for gnawing on someone’s shoes, Cola is romping across a beach on new sleek paws: curved “blade runner” prosthetics modelled on those used by Paralympian sprinters. The former street pup nearly lost his life last year after a Bangkok man hacked off his front […]

December 13th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

Five Soldiers Injured in Bomb Attack in Thailand’s Southern Province Narathiwat

– NARATHIWAT – A roadside bomb in Narathiwat’s Chanae district on Wednesday morning slightly injured five paramilitary officers in an armored truck. The five were on their way to a bank in Ra Ngae district and then to City Hall at about 10am when a 15-kilogram bomb hidden at the curb of Dusongyor-Rangae Road went […]

December 6th, 2017 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

Six Seriously Injured after Passenger Van Crashes into Tree in Southern Thailand

– PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN – Nine passenger of travelling in a van and the driver, have been injured – six of them seriously – when the van crashed into a tree on the road median in southern Thailand early on Sunday. Police said the Bangkok-registered passenger van was transporting passengers to Sakon Nakhon province for […]

December 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

Massive Flooding has Affected More than 256,000 Families in Southern Thailand

– BANGKOK – Massive flooding has affected more than 256,000 families in 10 of Thailand’s Southern provinces, the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department announced. Chayapol Thitisak, director general of the department, told a press conference that over 805,000 people from 256,447 families in 4,338 villages from 101 districts of 10 Southern provinces were affected during […]

December 3rd, 2017 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

Two Injured after Roadside Bomb Explosion in Southern Thailand

– NARATHIWAT – An army volunteer and a female villager were slightly injured after a bomb, which targeted two army armored vehicles, exploded on a road in Cho Ai Rong district of Narathiwat province on Thursday morning (Nov 30), police said. The incident occurred at about 8.45am on Cho Ai Rong-Ban Yaning road in Tambon […]

November 30th, 2017 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

Authorities Hunt for 20 Ethnic Uygurs after Detention Center Breakout in Southern Thailand

– SADAO – A manhunt was underway on Tuesday for 20 ethnic Uygurs from China who made a daring escape from an immigration detention centre in southern Thailand, with police expecting them to make a dash for the border with Malaysia. Police said the group bored through two small holes into the wall of the […]

November 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

Four Army Rangers Wounded in Roadside Bomb Attack in Southern Thailand

– YALA – Four para-military rangers were wounded when an armored car on which they were traveling on a routine patrol mission in Bannang Sata district of Yala was hit by a roadside bomb on Sunday. The powerful explosion from an explosive device believed to weigh about 20 kilograms hidden in a drainage tube under […]

November 17th, 2017 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

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