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Malaysian Man Arrested for Attempting to Smuggle Two Baby Orangutans into Thailand

– SONGKHLA – Thai wildlife officers have arrested a Malaysian man attempting to smuggle two baby orangutans, 51 tortoises and six raccoons into the kingdom across its southern border, officials said Thursday. The animals were packed into plastic boxes and suitcases loaded into Ismail Bin Ahmad’s car, officials said. The 63-year-old was stopped Wednesday as […]

June 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

Security Stepped up in Tourist Areas of Southern Thailand Following Warnings of Possible Attacks

– PHUKET – Authorities in the southern provinces of Thailand have instructed relevant local agencies to tighten security after messages were sent through social media warning of possible violent incidents in the region, a source said. Provinces like Phuket and Krabi have been on alert, with authorities focusing on such “risky locations” such as state […]

June 12th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

One Primary Student Killed , 29 Injured after Lightening Stick in Tak Province

– TAK – One primary student has been killed and twenty nine other primary school children were injured when a lightening strike hit a large tree they were sheltering under during heavy rain on Tuesday at Ban Mae Klong Yai School in Tak’s Umphang district. The incident took place within the school’s compound at 3pm […]

May 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

Big-C Bombers in Pattani Identified by Thai Authorities

  – PATTANI – More than 60 people including children were injured yesterday when a car bomb exploded outside a supermarket in Thailand’s insurgency-plagued south, police said, the largest attack for months on a civilian target there. The Muslim-majority border region has seethed with violence for over a decade as ethnic Malay insurgents battle the […]

May 10th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

23 Tourists Rescued after Speedboat Sinks in Trat Province

– TRAT – Twenty-three Thai tourists, were rescued after their speedboat sank on Tuesday night on the way from Koh Kut to Laem Sok port in tambon Ao Yai of Muang district. Thai Marine Police reported their boat was swamped by big waves about three kilometers away from the Laem Sok landing. One of the […]

May 10th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

Thirty Seven People Injured After Bombs Explode at Big C in Pattani Thailand

– PATTANI – Thirty-seven people were confirmed injured when two bombs went off at Big C Supercenter in Muang district on Tuesday afternoon. The first explosion occurred about 2.10pm and the second shortly after. Another suspicious object was found at Diana department store in Muang district, Pol Col Preecha Prachumchai, a deputy superintendent at Muang […]

May 9th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Southern Thailand | Read More »

Thai Foreign Ministry Revokes Red Bull Heirs Passport

– BANGKOK – The Foreign Ministry on Friday revoked the passport of Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya as authorities continue to seek his arrest in a five-year-old fatal hit-and-run case. The 32-year-old heir to a family fortune built on Red Bull energy drinks left Thailand for Singapore on April 25, two days before he had been ordered […]

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

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