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  1. More young men volunteer for military serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Fewer red cards were needed this year as volunteers for military service increased more than 10% this year, accounting for nearly 44% of the year's total intake. lottery earlier this month in Prawet district of Bangkok.

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  2. Volunteers for military service riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangkok Post

    Volunteers for military service increased more than 10% this year, accounting for nearly 44% of the year's total intake. Army deputy spokesman Col Sirichan Ngathong said o Friday that 496,748 young men participated in military conscription, held between April 1 and Sunday.

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  3. Jump in volunteers 'stems from rising image of Army'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Nation

    The good image of the military arising from it tackling the country's problems is among chief reasons more young men are interested in becoming soldiers, according to Royal Thai Army deputy spokeswoman Colonel Sirichan Ngathong. "Other factors are higher pay, good welfare, etc," she said yesterday.

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  4. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bangkok Post

    Volunteers for military service increased more than 10% this year, accounting for nearly 44% of the year's total intake. Army deputy spokesman Col Sirichan Ngathong said Friday that 496,748 young men participated in the April 1-12 military conscription.

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  5. Police probing the route of the vehicle used for Koh Samui bombingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Nation

    CCTV RECORDINGS show the pickup truck used in the car-bomb attack at Central Festival Samui shopping mall on April 10 had left Yala just a day earlier and it also stopped for a long period along the Songkhla-Nakhon Si Thammarat border. An informed source said the pickup, which was converted into a vehicle bomb, had moved from Yala to Songkhla and then to Nakhon Si Thammarat before heading to Surat Thani where the shopping mall is located.

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  6. The fine art of cultural preservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Bangkok Post

    Borvornvate Rungrujee, director-general of the Fine Arts Department, has an ambitious plan: every year for the next 10 years he will submit one cultural site to be considered for Unesco's World Heritage List. "The Kingdom hasn't had any new cultural World Heritage Sites since Ban Chiang Archaeological Site was added to the list in 1992," said Borvornvate.

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  7. CDC ready to submit draft charter to NRCRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | Pattaya Mail

    The Constitution Drafting Committee is set to submit the first draft of the constitution to the National Reform Council on April 17, as well as making it available for public scrutiny. CDC Second Vice Chairman Manich Suksomchitra said the committee will also summarize the provisions into a visual presentation to be easily understood by the general public.

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  8. Somyot backs militaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Bangkok Post

    National police chief Somyot Pumpanmuang has revealed that several well-known southern politicians are suspected of involvement in the Central Festival Samui bombing on Friday, which injured seven people. It is the first time the national police chief has given weight to the theory that the attack was politically motivated.

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  9. Ex-MPs 'involved' in bomb blastRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Nation

    Police deputy chief says politicians supported the attack; Phra Suthep slammed by Pheu Thai for hinting at Thaksin's role FORMER MPS with significant influence in the South might have been involved in the recent vehicle-bomb blast at Central Festival Samui shopping mall in the southern province of Surat Thani, two senior police chiefs said yesterday. "We are confident that these politicians supported the bomb attack," deputy national police commissioner General Chakthip Chaijinda said yesterday.

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  10. 251 killed and 2,532 injured in road accidents from April 9-13Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Pattaya Mail

    2,406 road accidents have been reported during the past five days. The main causes of the accidents were driving under the influence and over speeding.

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  11. Roi-Et has most fatalities, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Nation

    AS the country continued to celebrate the Songkran Festival, the Road Safety Centre reported yesterday that five days of the holiday monitoring period had seen 2,406 road accidents killing 251 persons and injuring 2,532 others. Nakhon Si Thammarat had the most accidents at 94 and the highest number of injuries at 98 people, while Roi-Et had the most fatalities at 11, Colonel Damrong Simakhajornboon, assistant secretary to the minister of education, said.

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  12. 60 dead, 724 hurt in 5th day of Songkran road havocRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Bangkok Post

    In the first five days of annual Thai New Year festival April 9-13, there were 2,406 road accidents in which 251 people died and 2,532 others were injured. Damrong Sithakhajonboon, assistant secretary to the education minister, said that Nakhon Si Thammarat posted the largest number of traffic accidents, 32, and the most injured, 33. The highest death toll, five, occurred in Surat Thani province.

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  13. Bomb motives unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Bangkok Post

    At Koh Samui, shows of tight security include tourists, as police believe island mafia are behind Friday's bombing - while the government says it was "coup critics". The government insists the Central Festival Samui bombing was motivated by anti-coup political sentiment though the attackers might also be involved with insurgent groups in the far South.

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  14. Songkran week of carnage begins, 25 killed on roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Bangkok Post

    Police and private businesses hand out free crash helmets to motorcyclists and pillion riders in Muang district of Nakhon Ratchasima on Friday to campaign for road safety during the Songkran festival. The seven-day road safety campaign for the Thai new year Songkran festival started Thursday with reports of 25 people killed and 348 others injured in road accidents.

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  15. Amputees to receive prosthetic limbs by 2016, minister saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Pattaya Mail

    Speaking in Chonburi for the opening of a one-stop service center for the disabled, the minister said the Sirindhorn National Medical Rehabilitation Center currently provides services to the disabled in Chonburi, Nakhon Si Thammarat, Mae Hong Son, and Pichit. The services include disabled registration, making artificial legs, and repairing prosthesis for the disabled.

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  16. Apasiri rebrands to take on big gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Bangkok Post

    In light of a sharp fall in rubber prices, local developer Apasiri Group is poised to shift its focus to civil servants and salaried workers from housing investors. The Tuscany is one of Apasiri's developments for the South.

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  17. 'Shocking' revenge attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Bangkok Post

    Police know their drug crackdown operation in the South is dangerous work because drug dealers are some of the most dangerous criminals around. But even they are shocked after a drug gang attacked police in a revenge ambush that claimed the lives of some of their colleagues.

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  18. Central PattanaRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | The Nation

    Income to grow 15% p.a The five-year plan is targeted to boost CPN's income growth by 15%p.a. Income from current shopping centers is expected to rise by 5% as CPN will raise it rental rates and focus more on common areas and convention halls that generate higher income. The company also plans to develop new projects both in Thailand and overseas.

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  19. Protected wood seized after pickup crashes into poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Bangkok Post

    Police and forestry officials inspect over 100 planks cut from endangered trees in Thoen district of Lampang on March 31. About 100 planks of processed endangered timber were seized from a pickup truck after it crashed into a roadside power pole in Lampang's Thoen district on Tuesday morning. Police were informed of the accident on Thoen-Thung Saliam Road in tambon Mae Pa in Thoen district around 6am.

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  20. Govt to make fight against human trafficking a national priority in bid to avoid foreign sanctionRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | The Nation

    THE suppression of human trafficking will be made a national priority on Friday to avoid the risk of Thailand being downgraded under an international protocol against trafficking, Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan said yesterday. Prawit was also responding to a comment posted on Facebook by former PM Yingluck Shinawatra, in which she said her government had not failed in addressing problems related to human rights violations and child labour in the fishing industry.

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