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Water level drops in two major dams
The amount of usable water in two major dams, Bhumibol and Sirikit, had fallen to only 18% of capacity as of Tuesday, and people are being warned to conserve water.
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Monks nabbed smuggling migrants
Tak immigration police have arrested two monks reportedly from the controversial Wat Phra Dhammakaya sect for allegedly smuggling 30 illegal immigrants into Thailand.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Thailand faces severe drought
Parts of Ping River that run through Tak province have completely dried out and have become new picnic spots for the locals.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Police play down Ko Tee pic
Police are not convinced Pathum Thani red-shirt leader Wutthipong "Ko Tee" Kochthammakhun, who is wanted for insulting the monarchy, has already fled Thailand as indicated by a picture and an audio clip distributed on the net.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
104 Myanmar migrants arrested
More than 100 illegal immigrants and three members of a human trafficking gang have been rounded up after a surveillance operation by Tak immigration police.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Bus safety rules get a revamp
The Land Transport Department is looking to enforce regulations this month to ensure the safe operation of double-decker buses and strict screening of drivers.
Easing the haze problem in the North
When I was in the border town of Mae Sot in Tak province over the weekend, the sky was not only cloudy and grey, the air was also dangerous to breathe.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Still some missing links
India is doing a lot to strengthen connections with Asean and China, but a lot more work needs to be done on home soil.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Chadchart prepares for Songkran traffic
Caretaker Transport Minister Chadchart Sittipunt said state agencies would try to mitigate transport problems during the four-day Songkran long weekend, which starts on April 12. The aim is to provide optimum travel convenience to motorists while reducing road accidents.
Thais vote for Senate ahead of crucial deadline for PM
Voters head to the polls in Thailand for half of the country's 150-seat Senate in a key test for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's troubled government.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Tough town endures its latest tragedy
With so many lost in the bus tragedy near Mae Sot, relatives are struggling to comprehend how safety standards were left to slip to such dangerous lows Mae Sot is a tough town.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Time to make buses safe
Are double-decker buses safe for public transport? Land traffic authorities must answer this question quickly and transparently.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Land transport authorities have revealed nearly half of double-decker buses have failed basic safety tests, as major transport operators are torn over a plan to ban the vehicles.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Fire in Karen refugee camp in Tak
A fire broke out at a Karen refugee camp on the Thai-Myanmar border at Ban Mae La in Tha Song Yang district of Tak province late on Monday night, burning down 18 huts, Tha Song Yang district chief Somchai Traitipchartsakul said on Tuesday.
Bus tragedy in Tak
At least 30 people died and 20 others were injured late Monday when a bus careered off a hillside road and plunged into a ravine in northern Tak province, police said.