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  1. 5,000 rubber farmers to rally in Trang FridayRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Nation

    At least 5,000 rubber farmers are expected to attend a rally on Friday over the price of rubber in Trang's Sikao district, a leading member of a network of rubber farmers in 16 southern provinces said. Saksarit Sriprasart said the farmers - including those who joined a road-block protest in Nakhon Si Thammarat and other sites - would join the rally, which will take place near the Bangchak gas station in Sikao's tambon Kalase.

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  2. Five killed, three injured in road accident in Nakhon Si ThammaratRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Nation

    Five people were killed and three other injured when a pick-up truck fell into the ditch in the middle of the road in Nakhon Si Thammarat's Muang district Monday evening, police said Tuesday. Police said the truck was cut in the front by a motorcycle, prompting the driver to swerve it before it fell into the ditch.

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  3. 12 Vietnamese fishermen detainedRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Bangkok Post

    A navy coastal patrol ship intercepted the trawlers north of Kra island in Pak Phanang district of Nakhon Si Thammarat and led them to a pier at the navy base in Songkhla, said Second Naval Area command chief Naris Prathumsuwan. The captains of the fishing boats said they had come from Kieng Giang in southern Vietnam to fish in Thailand, said Vice Adm Naris.

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  4. Arrest in mass trafficking caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Bangkok Post

    Suriya Yodrak from Surat Thani province was apprehended on Saturday morning at his wife's home in Phangnga's Khura Buri district, Hua Sai police superintendent Prawit Chanthabut said. A warrant for Mr Suriya's arrest had been issued by Pak Phanang Provincial Court early last week.

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  5. Mizzima News: Thai police investigate Rohingya trafficking deathsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Burmanet

    A Thai police investigation into the deaths of three Muslim Rohingya migrants being trafficked illegally through the country continued January 21 when a group of rescued people identified the cars used to transport them, according to a report in The Nation January 22. Hua Sai police in Nakhon Si Thammarat in southern Thailand brought a small group of Rohingya to identify the cars they had been carried in. The cars are impounded at the police station.

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  6. Total household garbage cutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Nation

    THE total amount of household garbage in Thailand shrank from 28.2 million tonnes in 2013 to 26.2 million tonnes last year, Pollution Control Department chief Wichien Jungrungreung said yesterday. Samut Prakan province had the most cumulative garbage at 2.01 million tonnes last year, followed by Nakhon Si Thammarat with 1.04 million tonnes, Kanchanaburi , Ayutthaya and Khon Kaen .

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  7. BANGKOK: UNHCR to help settle RohingyaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Asia News Network

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees would coordinate with related parties to move some Rohingya refugees in Thailand on a voluntary basis to a third country, initially set as the United States. The information was revealed during the UNHCR Thailand officials' visit yesterday to a shelter in Nakhon Si Thammarat's Hua Sai district to provide 90 Rohingya people there with commodity items as well as toys and education tools.

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  8. UN refugee agency to help detaineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Bangkok Post

    Officials from the UN refugee agency are working with the government to ensure nearly 100 Rohingya migrants are housed safely following their arrest on Jan 11. Serge Berthomieu, who represents the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees here, told reporters the agency has joined forces with Thai authorities to find ways to solve the problems of Rohingya migrants. Mr Berthomieu was among the UNHCR staff members who yesterday toured a temporary shelter in Nakhon Si Thammarat that houses 95 Rohingya migrants believed to have been smuggled into the country by a human-trafficking ring.

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  9. UNHCR to help settle RohingyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Nation

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees would coordinate with related parties to move some Rohingya refugees in Thailand on a voluntary basis to a third country, initially set as the United States. The information was revealed during the UNHCR Thailand officials' visit yesterday to a shelter in Nakhon Si Thammarat's Hua Sai district to provide 90 Rohingya people there with commodity items as well as toys and education tools.

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  10. Khao Srivijaya ancient site to be restored by Fine Arts DepartmentRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Nation

    Following the recent discovery of Khao Srivijaya ancient site in Surat Thani's Phunphin district, the Fine Arts Department plans to study the site and then restore it as a tourist attraction. The 1,300-year-old artefacts found at the site would be moved to the Nakhon Si Thammarat National Museum.

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  11. Palm oil's portion in biodiesel to be...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Bangkok Post

    The Energy Ministry will cut the proportion of palm-based biodiesel in retail biodiesel to 3.5% from 7% to spare crude palm oil supply and help prevent a shortage in the food industry at a time when domestic palm oil production is in seasonal decline. A supermarket sign announces a daily limit of three bottles of cooking palm oil per customer.

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  12. UNHCR urged to help Rohingyas in South of ThailandRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Pattaya Mail

    The Muslims for Peace Foundation is planning to ask the UN Refugee Agency to help Rohingyas falling prey to human traffickers. Nakhon Si Thammarat residents in Hua Sai district have donated their money to help Rohingyas.

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  13. Oil palm import plan riles farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Bangkok Post

    The announcement came after the National Oil Palm Policy Committee , chaired by Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon, yesterday agreed to import 50,000 tonnes of crude palm oil to ensure there are no supply shortages. The farmers have sent a representative to submit a letter to the government to oppose the imports and if the government insists on carrying on with the policy they will step up their protest.

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  14. Quick NewsRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | The Nation

    Sport Co, a provider of mobile applications and content, will focus on purchasing local and international sports TV programmes and organising sports events after its recent takeover of Siam Sport TV from Siam Sport Syndicated, said Subhasiddhi Rakkasikorn, chief marketing officer of Samart Multimedia. I-Sport Co is a 50:50 joint venture of Samart Multimedia and Siam Sport Syndicate.

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  15. Strict surveillance at Rohingya shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Bangkok Post

    Police have stepped up surveillance measures at a temporary shelter in Nakhon Si Thammarat housing 95 illegal Rohingya migrants following information that some Myanmar workers had tried to lure them into escaping. Local Muslims talk to Rohingya illegal migrants during a visit to a Hua Sai shelter in Nakhon Si Thammarat on Jan 18. The move came after Sofie Muhammad, an interpreter at the shelter, told police that some Myanmar migrants working in Hua Sai district of this southern province had approached the Rohingya and had tried to persuade them to flee the shelter.

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  16. Rohingya convoy drivers soughtRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Bangkok Post

    The five are wanted for questioning about three drivers who fled the scene while the migrants were being transported from Phangnga to Songkhla, said Pol Col Jian Chunoo, a senior police investigator at Hua Sai police station in Nakhon Si Thammarat. Authorities rounded up the Rohingya at a road checkpoint in Hua Sai district last Sunday after stopping a convoy of five pickup trucks.

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  17. Agence France Presse: More Rohingya migrants die in Thailand as dozens heldRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Burmanet

    Two more Rohingya migrants have died in southern Thailand after trucks packed with dozens of members of the Myanmar Muslim minority group were intercepted by authorities, police said on January 14. The two men, both believed to be aged 20, died in hospital of hunger and dehydration on January 13, a day after police reported a Rohingya woman had died from suffocation while making the same journey through the kingdom. On January 11, Thai authorities found five pickup trucks carrying nearly 100 Rohingya, mostly aged under 18, in the HuaSai district of Nakhon Si Thammarat province on the Gulf of Thailand.

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  18. Is it cool, chilly or cold?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Bangkok Post

    Today's early morning of temperature of 17.3 degrees Celsius in Bangkok could be cool, chilly or cold, depending on who your are. in Bangkok of 17.3 was "cool".

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  19. Two more Rohingyas dead in Nakhon Si ThammaratRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Pattaya Mail

    Police are looking into a human trafficking cartel sending Rohingya migrants through Thailand to Malaysia as two more Rohingyas died in Nakhon Si Thammarat province last night. Police from Hua Sai station in Nakhon Si Thammarat and social development and human security officials are collecting the profiles of nearly 100 Rohingyas rounded up on Sunday and are providing them with accommodations.

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  20. Local villagers reject RohingyaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Bangkok Post

    Local authorities had planned to accommodate them at other locations, but Thai Muslim residents in Hua Sai district opposed the idea. Nakhon Si Thammarat governor Peerasak Hinmuangkao therefore ordered Hua Sai municipal officials to use a vacant house in the police station compound as a shelter.

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