The Irrawaddy Newsmagazine
Thai Authorities Hamper Food Deliveries to Burmese Refugee Camp
A truck carrying humanitarian aid from Channel 3 Thai television is temporarily blocked by the Thai military from entering Ban Mae Surin refugee camp in Mae Hong Son Province on Sunday.
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MAE HONG SON, Thailand The sign says "temporary shelter area" but Baan Mai Naisoi camp has been around for almost two decades.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
PEA Encom allots B32bn for projects
Surin: PEA Encom International, wholly owned by the Provincial Electricity Authority , has set a five-year capital expenditure budget of 32 billion baht until 2018, mostly for renewable energy projects.
Thai junta's pledge to send back Myanmar refugees sparks concern
Survivors build a new temporary shelter in the fire-gutted Ban Mae Surin refugee camp near Mae Hong Son, Thailand, March 24, 2013.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Legendary molam star unleashed again
Fans of the legendary molam singer Angkanang Kunchai will be delighted to know that a compilation of her early singles, Isan Lam Plearn, a version of which was originally released in 1975, has been released by Zudrangma Records of Thailand, EM Records and Soi 48 of Japan.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Cambodians deny workers Thai entry
Authorities in Cambodia's Oddar Meanchey province have refused to issue border pass documents to migrant workers without places of residence in the province.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Storm hammers Surin Province and heavy rains cause flooding in Bangkok
More than 100 houses, schools, and temples in Si Khoraphum District, Surin Province, have been affected by a hailstorm that struck the area last night.
New to the Menu in Birmingham: Hooked restaurant downtown now open for happy hour and...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Hooked seafood restaurant, which moved into the former Surin & Company space in Birmingham's Concord Center back in March, recently started staying open for happy hour and dinner, giving downtown diners another option after dark.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Govt prepares for influx of Cambodian labourers
EXPECTING a massive number of Cambodian migrant workers to return to Thailand, the Public Health Ministry has dispatched teams to the border provinces of Sa Kaew, Trat, Surin and Si Sa Ket to provide health check-ups and sell them health insurance.
Thai immigration in Surin ready for Cambodian workers
Officials in Cambodia's O'samach district in Udon Meachay province are preparing venues and documents for issuing passports to Cambodians wanting to find work in Thailand.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
B220m for new police stations
The National Council for Peace and Order on Tuesday approved a budget of about 200 million baht for the construction of 19 police stations left uncompleted in six northeastern provinces, Pol Lt Gn Pisan Juladilok, acting chief of the Nakhon Ratchasima-based Region 3 Provincial Police Bureau, said.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
One-stop hubs for migrants to set up
The National Council for Peace and Order is setting up one-stop service centres to register migrant workers under its urgent measures to combat long-running transnational labour problems.