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Southern Thailand Insurgents Torch Double Decker Passenger Bus Bound For Bangkok

  – YALA – Authorities in Southern Thailand have reported that about 10 armed men believed to be southern militants seized a bus, chased away all the passengers and set fire to the bus in Yala’s Bannang Sata district Sunday afternoon. The Siam Travel Company’s bus left Betong district for destination in Bangkok was stopped […]

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

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 »

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