Malaysian National News Agency
Thailand's Hat Yai City Expects To Earn Over US$1 Million During Hari Raya
Local businesses in Hat Yai, a business hub in Thailand's southern Songkhla province are expected to earn at least 50 million baht during the upcoming Hari Raya celebrations.
Indonesia haze hits Narathiwat
Smoke from forest fires in Indonesia's Sumatra island is creating hazy visibility in Thailand's southernmost province of Narathiwat on Thursday.
Security tightened in Thai South ahead of Hari Raya
More security personnel, including military and territorial defense volunteers, have been deployed to ensure the safety of local residents and visitors alike in Songkhla's Hat Yai commercial district as Hari Raya, the day of celebration marking the end of the holy month of the Ramadan draws near.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
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
The Charlotte Observer
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.