China wants Uighur refugees deported

‎Thailand has coordinated with the United Nations in dealing with the problem of 220 Muslim asylum seekers believed to have fled from China’s Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region, Thai News Agency (TNA) reported. Caretaker Prime Minister and Defence Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said Tuesday the government would continue to take care of the Uighurs, who were detained […]

More deaths in the “Deep South”

‎More deadly news from Thailand’s “Deep South” province. One policeman was killed and another seriously wounded by a bomb explosion while on patrol providing security for teachers in Pattani’s Mayo district on Tuesday morning. While at a separate incident on the same day, a man was killed and his three-year-old son wounded by two gunmen […]

6 Thai provinces affected by yearly summer storm

‎The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) has revealed that the recent summer storm inflicted damages on nearly 1,400 homes in six provinces. Assistance is being provided for the victims. The department’s Director-General Chatchai Promlert indicated that a total of 19 districts in six provinces in the northern, northeastern and western regions of Thailand […]