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Four rangers escape unharmed after insurgents’ attack in Narathiwat

MAP: Narathiwat's Ra Ngae district Four rangers have escaped unhurt after southern insurgents detonated a roadside bomb in an attack…

7 days ago

One dead, one injured in Narathiwat garage shooting

A gunman has opened fire at a Malaysian garage owner in Narathiwat's Sungai Golok district last night, killing him and…

1 week ago

Sentences handed down for militants linked to truck theft and murder in Songkhla

One militant has been sentenced to death and another three handed down life sentences. The sentences were handed down by the presiding…

1 week ago

Boom boom on the border – Thailand’s unlikely red-light district

PHOTO: The attractions of Thailand's southern border town usually become apparent after sunset On one side of the Thai/Malaysian border…

1 week ago

Injured king cobra caught in Trang

PHOTOS: กา คาบข่าว A three metre king cobra has been caught in Trang yesterday, the sixth king cobra caught in…

1 week ago

A new round of Southern peace talks gives hope but the Junta is stalling during the election campaign

Peace talks to end the long-running conflict in Thailand’s southernmost provinces hit a stumbling block last week when Thailand’s new…

1 week ago

Whale shark carcass found on Satun Beach

PHOTO: DMCR The body of a whale shark was discovered on a beach in Satun yesterday. The Department of Marine…

2 weeks ago

Burmese migrants, heading for Malaysia, stopped in Chumphon

Police and soldiers in Chumphon have arrested 37 Burmese people who were heading to Malaysia. Security forces, including troops from…

3 weeks ago

800K methamphetamine pills seized in Chumphon

PHOTOS: Region 8 Police 800,000 methamphetamine pills have been seized in Chumphon this week. A staged media scrum was held…

3 weeks ago

Sea Turtle found dead on Chumpon beach, choked on plastics

by Prasit Leehukunakorn A large green turtle has been found dead on Chumphon’s Bang Nam Jeud Beach, believed to have…

4 weeks ago

Bangkok-Yala Express Train crashes into pickup killing mother and child

PHOTO: Coconuts A mother and son have died after a Bangkok-Yala express train hit their pick up this morning on…

4 weeks ago

HM the King expresses concern for people affected by unrest in the Deep South

(Quoted directly from the Government's Public Relations Department) His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun has been deeply concerned about the…

4 weeks ago

Mother and son killed after train collided with their pickup truck in Surat Thani

PHOTOS: fm91bkk A mother and a son have been killed after a train collided with a pickup truck in Surat Thani…

4 weeks ago

Attacks in Thailand’s deep south – International coverage

Thailand's southern insurgency, a long, protracted border and religious 'war', continues to rage with recent attacks getting more attention. This…

4 weeks ago

Thai PM condemns southern violence. Urges media to be ‘careful’ covering the story.

PHOTOS: The Nation Thai PM Prayut Chan-o-cha has responded to escalating violence in the strife-torn South today by saying that…

1 month ago

UPDATE: 4000 villagers attend funeral rites for slain monks in Narathiwat

Over 4,000 villagers, including more than 300 monks from several temples in southern provinces and border provinces of Malaysia, have…

1 month ago

UPDATE: Narathiwat temple murders – Security increased while PM condemns shooting

PHOTO: Slain Abbot Phra Khru Prachote Rattanarak The national police chief is ordering police regional units in Narathiwat to ramp…

1 month ago

Human Rights Watch condemn Narathiwat temple murders as a war crime

PHOTOS: The Nation The cold-blooded attack on a Narathiwat temple, where two monks were gunned down last night, was "inhumane…

1 month ago

Two monks killed in temple shooting at Narathiwat

PHOTO: The Nation "We believe that at least six assailants were involved in the shooting and are at large," -  police…

1 month ago

Students huddle under desks in Narathiwat as insurgents fight with soldiers

by Narong Nuansakul, Nakarin Chinworakamon Students huddled under desks and screamed in fear as they could hear guns being fired…

1 month ago