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Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha Rejects Conditional Peace Talks with Muslim Insurgents

– Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha rejected the offer and said peace talks were an internal matter and required no international mediation or observation.–BANGKOK – Thailand’s military junta on Tuesday rejected a conditional offer from the main Muslim separatist group fighting in southern Thailand to enter into formal peace talks. The Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) said […]

April 11th, 2017 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

Inter-provincial Bus Crashes in Trat, Thailand, Killing 3 Passengers and Injuring 20 More..

– TRAT – An interprovincial bus travelling from Bangkok to Trat province crashed into to light pole on Sukhumvit road in Khao Saming district of Trat province, killing three passengers and injuring 20 others. The incident happened before dawn Saturday on the highway in front of Khao Samingwithayakom school in Trat province, Thai PBS reported. […]

April 8th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

Twenty Three Attacks Rock the Muslim-Majority Southern Thailand

– BANGKOK – Just hours after King Maha Vajiralongkorn signed a new constitution as a step towards ending military rule in Thailand, 23 coordinated attacks rocked the Muslim-majority southern Thailand early Friday. Police reported no casualties in the region, site of a recent upsurge in a decades-old Muslim separatist insurgency that had voted the most […]

April 7th, 2017 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

Muslim Militants Attack Police with Grenade Launchers in Yala, Thailand

  YALA – Gunmen with grenade launchers and other heavy weapons attacked a police checkpoint on Monday in southern Thailand, injuring six officers, in what appeared to be the latest violence by Muslim separatists who have been fighting for more than a decade. Police Capt Pongsak Khaonuan said about 30 insurgents surrounded a police security […]

April 4th, 2017 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

Pod of Killer Whales Spotted off Similan Islands in Phang Nga, Thailand

– PHANG NGA – NThe Department of Marine and Coastal Resources has reported 30 orca whales have been spotted off Similan Islands in Phang Nga. Mr. Pinsak Suratsawadi, the Director of Marine and Coastal Resources Research and Development Institute, the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources, said that Tourist boats have been prohibited from disturbing […]

March 10th, 2017 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

Thai Soldiers Gun Down in Front of Terrified Shoppers in Pattani Province

– PATTANI – Three Thai soldiers were gunned down in front of terrified shoppers at busy evening market in Thailand’s conflict-riddled ‘Deep South’, police said today, in a day of of bloodshed undermining progress in peace talks. An under-reported 13-year rebellion in the southernmost provinces by Malay Muslim insurgents against the Buddhist-majority Thai state has […]

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

Southern Thailand Insurgents Kill Four People and Wound Two Children

– NARATHIWAT –  Insurgents in one of Thailand’s mostly Muslim southern provinces shot and killed four people, including a child, and wounded another two children on Thursday, police said, days after a deal was reached with the Thai government to establish a safety zone. A decades-old separatist insurgency in the Muslim-majority southern provinces of Yala, […]

March 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

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