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Three police officers seriously wounded in Narathiwat bombing

NARATHIWAT, Aug 12 – Three police officers were seriously injured in a bombing incidents early Thursday in the insurgency-plagued province of Narathiwat’s Rangae district.Pol Lt-Col Somchai Muangmin of Ranage Police Station, Pol Sub-Lt Manus Anukul and Pol Cpl Pichet Mipvaree were wounded when their four-door compact pickup truck passed

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Teachers face death in Thailand’s troubled south

Armed soldiers guard the road leading to Malatee Porsotee's village school in southern Thailand while security volunteers with rifles keep watch over the classrooms.Students gather in the morning sunshine to sing the national anthem, raise the Thai flag and take daily exercise on a grassy yard surrounded by flowering bougainvillea,

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Buddhist woman killed by Muslim insurgents in Narathiwat

Narathiwat - A Buddhist woman was gunned down apparently by Muslim insurgents in this southern border province Saturday.Ratana Kwanjai, 42, was shot and killed in her rubber plantation in Tambon Kaluwor of Muang district.She suffered multiple gunshot wounds.Police found eight M16 and AK-47 spent shells at the scene.The Nation

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Oil exploration off Samui ‘will continue’

Energy Minister Wannarat Charnnukul said yesterday the ministry could not terminate the four oil exploration concessions off the resort island of Samui as the concession-holders are not conducting any practices that breach the law or cause serious environmental damage.His remarks came after Samui residents protested against the concessions out of

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