Protests stretch beyond Bangkok
Tens of thousands of anti-government demonstrators rallied in several provinces on Monday in support of the protest in the capital, where huge numbers of protesters converged on Government House to uproot the "Thaksin regime".
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Thai language skills low in far South
N THE SOUTHERNMOST province of Yala where most people speak Malayu, Thai language teachers are using games - and even a karaoke machine - to boost the Thai-language proficiency of their students.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Floods in 5 southern provinces
A total of 12 provinces in the South have been affected by flash floods, triggered by heavy rain that hit the region since Nov 21, Chatchai Promlert, director general of the Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department, said on Saturday.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Thailand barking up the wrong tree: Wan Kadir
Last week the former leader of Bersatu, a now-defunct umbrella group of longstanding Patani Malay separatist movements, gave a talk about the ongoing conflict in the deep South that has so far claimed more than 5,000 lives.
HM issues call for unity
HIS MAJESTY King Bhumibol Adulyadej yesterday called on all Thais to carry out their duties for the benefit of their homeland and ensure its security.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Malaysian National News Agency
Former Senior Pulo Leader Freed In Conjunction With Thai King, Queen's Birthdays
Haji Bedo Betong, a former senior leader of the Pattani United Liberation Organisation , was among 12 prisoners freed after getting a special pardon in conjunction with the birthdays of Thailand's King Bhumipol Adulyadej which falls on Dec 5 and that of Queen Sirikit last Aug 12. Haji Bedo, whose real name is Abdul Rahman bin Abdulkadir, 74, was ... (more)
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Cooler weather, high winds predicted for next week
As per the latest weather forecast from the Meteorological Department, temperatures should go down by 5 to 7 degrees Celsius and conditions will likely be windy in the North, Northeast, Central region and East until Tuesday.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Heavy rain warning for the South
The Southern Meteorological Centre in Songkhla on Thursday issued a severe weather warning for six provinces in the South of the country.
Govt says no provincial halls seized
Deputy government spokesman Pakdihan Himathongkham on Wednesday dismissed media reports and rumours circulating in the social media that anti-government protesters had occupied provincial halls in several provinces.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Bomb wounds volunteers, civilian
Six territorial defence volunteers and one civilian were injured by a bomb explosion on a road in Muang Yala district of Yala province early Wednesday.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Floods halt southern trains
More than one thousand passengers were stranded in Nakhon Si Thammarat and Phatthalung as flash floods, triggered by heavy rain, forced the State Railway of Thailand to temporary suspend southern train services since Friday night, reports said.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Illegal loggers arrested in Phuket, one suspect armed
PHUKET: The battle against illegal loggers in Phuket continued this week as Thung Thong Police arrested six suspects for the illegal possession of more than 50 kilograms of eaglewood with a street value of more than 300,000 baht.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
South rail services to resume Thurs
The State Railway of Thailand on Wednesday cancelled all rail services from Songkhla's Hat Yai district to Narathiwat's Sungai Kolok district after a rail bridge subsided.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Warning of flash floods in the South
The National Disaster Warning Centre on Wednesday issued a severe weather warning for seven provinces in the South of the country.
Hat Yai braces for floods as heavy rains forecast
"Hat Yai is under the influence of a powerful low-pressure ridge," Hydro and Agro Informatics Institute director Royol Chitradon cautioned yesterday.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Foreign tourists join Loy Krathong in Yala
Tourists from Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia have flocked to Thailand to join the annual Loy Krathong festival, which falls today.