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South peace talks back on track with new guidelines

MOVES for a peace dialogue between security authorities and insurgents in the deep South have officially resumed. The resumption follows the military seizure of power in May last year. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Scam artists, South protests hit tourism industry

REPORTS OF foreign tourists being ripped off by locals are destroying the image of the Thai tourism industry, and environmental activists continue pushing the authorities to drop its plan to build a coal-fired power plant in the South is also keeping tourists away. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Business

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Rain for North, high seas for South

Rain for North, high seas for South The Meteorological Department on Wednesday issued a warning for people in Upper Thailand to be prepared for "variable weather." The warning stated that from Jan 8-10, a rather-strong high-pressure system from China will cover the upper part of Thailand … Full News here – Read more on Bangkok Post

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The deaths  included 2,610 civilians, 509 soldiers, 365 police officers, 138 teachers, 18 monks and 321 insurgents

3,961Deaths in Thailand’s Insurgency Plagued South

The deaths included 2,610 civilians, 509 soldiers, 365 police officers, 138 teachers, 18 monks and 321 insurgents  .  . YALA – Insurgency and unrest in Thailand’s Southern Provinces of Yala, Pattani, and Narathiwat and some districts of Songkhla have claimed the lives of more than 4,000 people throughout the past 11 years of violence. According […]

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Strong 6.0-magnitude quake hits New Zealand’s South Island

WELLINGTON (AFP) – New Zealand scientists warned South Island residents to expect a swarm of aftershocks following a strong early morning six-magnitude earthquake Tuesday that caused no reported damage or injury. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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South Korea trims 2015 growth forecast, vows to spur consumption

South Korea trims 2015 growth forecast, vows to spur consumption SEOUL – South Korea on Monday trimmed its economic growth forecast for 2015 to 3.8 percent from 4.0 percent as it vowed to continue expansionary policies aimed at spurring domestic consumption. Skyline of Seoul, seen at dusk on November 26, 2014. Full News here – […]

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Miss South Africa crowned Miss World 2014

LONDON (AFP) – Miss South Africa, 22-year-old Rolene Strauss, was crowned Miss World 2014 at the pageant’s final in London on Sunday, with an estimated billion viewers watching on television around the globe. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Prawit dismisses rumours on South peace talks

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, who is also defence minister, yesterday dismissed reports that the new chief negotiator in the South peace dialogue had held an unauthorised meeting with the former chief of Malaysia’s intelligence service. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Prayut meets South Korean businessmen

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha had a working breakfast with executives of South Korean businesses at 7 am South Korea’s time Thursday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Prayut woos South Korean investors at summit in Busan

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha invited top Korean business leaders to invest in Thailand and the Dawei special economic zone in Myanmar on the sidelines of the Asean-South Korea summit yesterday. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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New documentary explores vice and violence in Thailand’s Deep South

A still from the Global Post’s new documentary ‘Red Light Jihad: Thai vice under attack’. Saksith Saiyasombut speaks to award-winning journalist Patrick Winn about his new documentary ‘Red Light Jihad’ Bars line the street, on display are neon lights, beer signs and women trying to lure in passing revelers. This scene could be anywhere in Thailand, […]

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3 killed, one hurt in South attacks

Three people were killed and one injured as separatist violence continued in the deep South. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – National

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Preparations underway for South peace talks

AS MOVES to restore peace in the deep South go into motion, the Army’s chief adviser General Aksara Kerdpol said yesterday that he will speak with facilitators in Malaysia in the middle of this month to get dialogue guidelines. He added that the negotiation team will comprise of no more than 15 members. Full News […]

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Thailand, Malaysia Premiers Meet for Talks on Thailand’s Deep South

Thailand Prime-Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha left and his Malaysian counterpart Najib-Razak at Malaysian Government House on Monday   KUALA LUMPUR – Thai Prime Minister Gen.Prayuth Chan-Ocha, and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak agreed on Monday (Dec 1) that stalled talks on ending southern Thailand’s deadly insurrection could only resume once all rebel attacks cease and its various […]

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‘Period of non-violence must for peace’ in South

Prayut, Najib agree on three principles to kickstart the process Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Politics

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