3 min ago
Minister must quit over blackout: poll
Energy Minister Pongsak Ruktapongpisal must resign to take responsibility for the blackout in all 14 provinces of the South last Tuesday, according to the majority of respondents in an Abac Poll.
4 hrs ago
Danger on two fronts
Five soldiers were injured when a roadside bomb sent their truck flying through the air in one of two incidents on Saturday in Narathiwat.
Fri May 24, 2013
Attack mars Visakha Bucha
A roadside explosion killed five paramilitary rangers and severely injured another in Pattani yesterday in what was described as a revenge attack by insurgents.
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Thai security chief dismisses southern rebels' demands
Thai security forces inspect a roadside bomb attack on an armored vehicle in Thailand's restive south.
Wed May 22, 2013
Residents feared what lay behind the darkness
The hours-long blackout on Tuesday in the strife-torn regions in three southern provinces have had a huge impact on residents who, facing daily insurgent violence, were gripped in the fear of possible terror attacks in the darkness.
Savage Escalation Threatened in Thailand's Southern Insurgency
Thai soldiers inspect a military vehicle after a roadside bomb attack by suspected separatist militants in Thailand's restive southern province of Narathiwat on May 5, 2013 "Children and women will not be spared," warned the leaflet.
Thai army chief urges self-imposed curfew for teachers
BANGKOK: Thailand's army chief on Wednesday urged teachers in the country's insurgency-racked south to stay at home after 6pm to avoid falling victim to militants as the new school year gets under way.
Wed May 15, 2013
Govt backs down on schools
Bowing to public uproar and opposition from civic groups and critics of a policy to close small-sized government schools, the Education Ministry has agreed to set up a joint committee, which would include representatives from civic organisations, to look into the issue.
Mon May 13, 2013
Man found dead on Yala plantation
A Muslim man was found dead in a hut on a rubber plantation in Yaha district of Yala on Monday morning, police said.
Sun May 12, 2013
Saving the peace process in the South
After two rounds of dialogue, it was crystal clear the Thai team needed new strategies and better intra-governmental coordination.
Inmate's plight spurs petition bid
A Supreme Court ruling against a man charged in connection with the southern violence has provoked insurgent prisoners in Pattani to petition against the justice system.
Peace talks go south again as politics trumps security
Up to a fortnight ago, the latest "peace process" for southern Thailand that was supposed to trundle along since February was meandering.
Sat May 11, 2013
Phuket Opinion: Tourist Court, another pie in the sky
PHUKET: Recent talk of establishing a special court to fast-track legal cases involving foreign visitors raises some interesting issues, but at the end of the day is unlikely to result in little more than that: just talk.
Insurgent suspect shot dead in Narathiwat raid
An alleged insurgent was shot dead and a soldier was injured in a gunfight in Narathiwat's Rusoh district early yesterday morning, while four closed-circuit TV cameras were torched in Yala's Raman district in a separate incident.
Fri May 10, 2013
Security cameras destroyed in Yala
Suspected insurgents set fire to three closed circuit television cameras in Yala's Raman district early Saturday morning, police said.
Thu May 09, 2013
Emergency law to be lifted, 4 bombings in South
The government-appointed centre for implementation of policies and strategies to solve problems in the southern border provinces would meet at 2pm on Friday to discuss lifting the law imposed over most of the restive region.
Yala bomb wounds 4 police, 2 civilians
Four police and two civilians were injured by a bomb explosion on the Ban Niang-Yaha road in tambon Niang of Yala's Muang district on Thursday morning, police said.
Mon May 06, 2013
Attack surge worries Sukumpol
The surge of attacks in the far South despite the government's peace talks overture to the Barisan Revolusi Nasional is a concern, Defence Minister Sukumpol Suwanatat says.
Pattani police officer tries to kill himself
The superintendent of Pattani's Kapho district police station tried to commit suicide yesterday while he was on his way to see a doctor in Yala's Muang district.
Sun May 05, 2013
Two soldiers killed, 3 injured by bomb
Security officials inspect the wrecked pickup truck of patrolling soldiers after it was hit yesterday morning by a roadside bomb that killed two soldiers and seriously wounded three others in Narathiwat Two soldiers were killed and three others were seriously injured when a roadside bomb went off yesterday in Tambon Taloh of Narathiwat's Reu Soh ... (more)