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A pickup truck carrying a school futsal team overturned and crashed into a tree on Friday in Phichit province, killing three people and injuring seven.
The continuing anti-government protests, led by protest leader Suthep Thugsuban, are hurting the tourism related industries, Tourism and Sports Minister Somsak Phurisisak said on Saturday.
Three core leaders of the red-shirt United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship will host the Truth Today television programme on state-run Channel 11, in a move seen as an attempt to counter the anti-government protests.
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.
It goes something like this: "It's been ruined" or "it's not what it used to be".
Some protesters are seen from the inside of the Finance Ministry's building. Though the ministry is under protesters' siege, officials say that budget disbursement is not disrupted.
One of the three teens died instantly in the impact. The other two are in hospital.
Anti-government protester cleans the floor near empty parking lot of the Finance Ministry as they wait for the next course of action from their leaders in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Dec. 6, 2013.
The opening of the fourth friendship bridge over the Mekong River between Thailand and Laos on Dec 11 is expected to lower costs and significantly boost border trade between the two countries.
Anti?government protesters heckle Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra as she is seen on a giant screen, giving speech during a celebration of King Bhumibol Adulyadej's 86th birthday, in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
TO mark his 86th birthday anniversary, King Bhumibol Adulyadej granted a grand public audience at his Klai Kangwon Palace in Prachuap Khiri Khan for the first time.
Tokyo : Japan and Southeast Asian countries are in talks over expanding currency swap arrangements to help cushion their economies in financial emergencies, an official said on Thursday, ahead of a Japan-Asean summit next week.
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.
A Thai police immigration post is seen in the port city of Ranong in southern Thailand October 30, 2013 REUTERS/Staff BANGKOK, Dec 5 - The U.S. State Department is gathering information for its next Trafficking In Persons Report, due to be published in June.