Tuesday Jul 8
Green light for border trade
The military regime is committed to making checkpoint expansion a top priority in a move to spur border trade, but it has yet to make a decision on the ambitious Dawei development plan.
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Tuesday Jul 8
Tiger parts found on highway
Suspected wildlife traffickers dumped three bags of tiger parts and fled on the Asian Highway on Tuesday when they came across a police checkpoint where they could have been arrested, police said.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Thai Lion Air plans new routes, jets
Budget carrier Thai Lion Air is revitalising its expansion plan, previously stalled by political turmoil in the first half of this year, thanks to the improved travel outlook after the military coup.
Rubber factory to close, 3,000 jobs lost
A Thai-US joint venture that makes and exports rubber gloves under the Safeskin brand has announced the planned permanent closure of its operation in Songkhla due to accumulated losses since the floods in late 2010, resulting in around 3,000 employees losing their jobs.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
South needs education autonomy
Ask state educators what the education problems are in the far South, and they will - without fail - blame it on the locals.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Illicit goods seized in south
The Customs Department and the army on Monday announced the seizure of Bt10 millionworth of illicit goods in Songkhla's Hat Yai district.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
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1 killed in mosque attack in Thailand's south
HAT YAI, Thailand Police say gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south, killing one man and injuring another after the start of Ramadan on the weekend.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Haj direct flights from Hat Yai only
Special flight services from Narathiwat Airport to Jeddah - the kingdom's second largest city and the main entry point for pilgrims visiting nearby Mecca - would be terminated because the number of passengers did not meet the target.
Sungai Kolok trains resume service
Train services between Hat Yai station and the border town of Sungai Kolok in Narathiwat province have resumed after being halted by a derailment on Tuesday evening, reports said.