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Village leader killed in Yala in an insurgent ambush

FILE PHOTO An assistant village headman has been ambushed and shot dead in Yala’s city district just after midnight today…

1 day ago

‘Boonrod’ plucked out of the Gulf of Thailand, 220 kilometres offshore

The story of a lucky dog. But how did he get there? by Nicola Stow via VIRAL PRESS Workers onboard a…

3 days ago

Parents offer reward to find the suspected killer of their innocent son

by Khanitta Sitong The parents of a Mathayom 4 schoolboy, shot dead in Trang’s Muang district last December, are offering…

3 days ago

“Racial profiling and xenophobic” – a rant against Dual Pricing

"Yet another example of Thailand's racial profiling and xenophobia towards foreigners." A post by 'Despondant Foreigner' on ThaiVisa has again…

4 days ago

Police officer and wanted insurgent shot in Songkhla clash

One policeman has been injured along with an alleged insurgent when troops and southern insurgents clashed in Songkhla's Sabayoi district…

1 week ago

Four dead in Narathiwat minivan accident – PHOTOS

PHOTOS: Mettatham Rescue Foundation Four people are dead after a minivan collision in Narathiwat early today. The Mettatham Rescue Foundation…

1 week ago

Four kilograms of marijuana found in delivery pickup in Nakhon Si Thammarat

PHOTOS: Infantry Division 5 A parcel delivery driver has been found with four kilograms of marijuana in his Kerry Express…

2 weeks ago

Two killed in Songkhla after their pick-up is sprayed with bullets

by Santiparb Ramasuta A man and a woman riding in a pickup have been killed this morning after a group…

3 weeks ago

Polystyrene containers ditched by Southern province

by Somchai Samart You would expect the Capital to lead the way. But this time it's one of Thailand's southern…

3 weeks ago

No sign of concrete policies for conflict in the far South

by Don Pathan Parties offer few if any answers for a 15 year old deadly insurgency that successive governments have…

4 weeks ago

Dead dugong washed up on Trang Beach

PHOTOS: DNP A dead dugong which was washed up on a beach in Trang today has been sent to Phuket…

4 weeks ago

Massive petrol smuggling network uncovered in South

by Krissana Thiwatsirikul PHOTO: Facebook/Thai News Agency  Thirteen people have been arrested following the largest seizure of smuggled petrol in…

4 weeks ago

3 wounded in explosion at Narathiwat border defence unit

Three security officials have been injured in the latest bout of southern violence when armed militants attacked a border defence unit’s base near…

1 month ago

Boy killed by train while playing on his mobile phone in Songkhla

PHOTOS: Phatong Tredtam Rescue Foundation A 12 year old boy has died on a railway track near a school in…

1 month ago

Bryde’s whale family sighted off Chumphon coast – VIDEO

PHOTOS: กรีน นำเที่ยว ดำน้ำเกาะเวียง A family of three Bryde’s whales has been sighted off Chumphon in the Gulf of Thailand.…

1 month ago

Monk run over during alms rounds outside Chumphon temple

by Thanongsak Supakan  A monk has been hit and killed by a speeding pickup truck in Chumphon this morning. He…

1 month ago

Cabinet supports bid for southern ‘Nora’ dance to be included in UNESCO heritage list

“The Thai government will nominate Nora at UNESCO’s upcoming meeting. "Nora, a southern traditional dance, has been given the nod…

1 month ago

“Nothing to do with the election” – Deputy PM Prawit

Senior government security officials are claiming the series of bomb blasts last weekend in the southern provinces of Phatthalung and…

1 month ago

Security stepped up in Phuket in the wake of Satun and Patthalung bombs

Phuket security officials have increased safety and tourist security after suspects set off pipe bombs in Statun and Patthalung during…

1 month ago

Bank evasive after 91 year old claims 5 million baht removed from his account

A 91 year old land owner and farmer in Chumpon claims that he's had 5 million baht 'taken' from one…

1 month ago