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18 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Activists launch 1,400km march to advocate energy reform

About 100 activists Tuesday began a 1,400-kilometre march from the southern province of Songkhla to Bangkok to demand a moratorium on coal-fired power plants and other public-focused energy reforms.

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Madden 15 Gameplay! (So Much Rage!!)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

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Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Songkhla In Thai South To Boost Tourism Toward AEC

Thailand's southern Songkhla Province will further develop local tourism, through developing and introducing new tourist destinations and markets, while improving the existing ones, in the lead-up to the formation of the Asean Economic Community by 2015, Thai News Agency reported.

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Bangkok Post

Who gets what

The National Legislative Assembly voted on Monday to accept in principle the 2015 budget bill, with the Education Ministry getting the biggest budget, followed by the Interior Ministry.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Nation

Bail denied for lese majeste suspect

A female alleged lese majeste offender, who was arrested on Friday at Hat Yai Airport in Songkhla while trying to leave the country, was denied bail yesterday.

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Bangkok Post

Stage play director arrested

An activist was detained at Hat Yai airport late on Friday for her role in a stage play deemed lese majeste by police.

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Bangkok Post

Train theft suspect arrested

A man was arrested on Friday night for stealing mobile phones and cash from passengers on a southbound night express train while they were sleeping.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Bangkok Post

Thai Lion Air charts rapid growth path

No-frills carrier Thai Lion Air has resumed its aggressive growth plan with the launch of new routes and the addition of two jetliners.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Nation

Time to pull the emergency cord?

Once again the State Railway of Thailand is trying hard to absolve itself of responsibility for a serious breach in security aboard its trains Just as last month's news about the rape and murder of a child aboard a night train was beginning to fade from memory, the State Railway of Thailand has hit the headlines again.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Bangkok Post

CSD called in over train 'drugging' theft

The disappearance of 10 mobile phones and 2,500 baht in cash from a sleeper carriage on the overnight Bangkok to Sungai Kolok train on Tuesday remains a mystery as railway police call in the Crime Suppression Division to help investigate.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

Bangkok Post

Sleeping train passengers robbed

Nine sleeping passengers on a Sungai-Kolok-bound train woke up groggy Tuesday morning to find their mobile phones had been stolen.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Pattaya Mail

HRH Princess Srirasm visits Army hospital in Songkhla

Her Royal Highness Princess Srirasm, the royal consort to His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, on Thursday observed the operations of the Senanarong Camp Hospital of the Fourth Army Area, in Hat Yai District, Songkhla Province.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bangkok Post

Hat Yai hoteliers fear worst

The negative economic situation in both Thailand and Malaysia and the latter's national airline having two accidents may cause Malaysian tourist arrivals to Hat Yai to drop by at least 30% this year.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bangkok Post

Private firms keen to invest in SEZs

The private sector in five locations designated for the establishment of special economic zones is set to invest in facilities and infrastructure.

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Bangkok Post

Highest security in Hat Yai

Authorities have beefed up security in this bustling southern district to the highest level as the end of Ramadan draws near with tourists starting to return to the southern border tourist city.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Nation

Insurgency in the deep South is not a religious conflict

Over the last couple of weeks, Thai authorities in the southernmost provinces have been boasting how they have stepped up security measures to ensure that the last 10 days of Ramadan will be a peaceful period.

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Bangkok Post

Tourists pick Hat Yai after Betong bomb

Hotels in Songkhla's Hat Yai district have been overwhelmingly reserved for end of Ramadan celebrations as tourists are shifting from restive Betong district in Yala.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Pattaya Mail

TAT Hat Yai presents - Songkhla Ancient Amulets' during Mother's Day holidays

The Tourism Authority of Thailand Hat Yai Office has announced that it will hold a tourist promotion activity during the four days of the Mother's Day holidays 2014, on the theme of 'Songkhla Ancient Amulets', in cooperation with the Songkhla Provincial Administration Organization, Hat Yai Municipality, the Tourism Business Federation of Songkhla, ... (more)

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Bangkok Post

Betong car bomb kills 2, wounds 36

Two people were killed and at least 36 wounded in a car bomb explosion on Friday afternoon in downtown Betong, a town in Yala that has been relatively trouble-free during the decade-long southern insurgency.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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.

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Bangkok Post

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.

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