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Samui to be declared no-smoking city

Samui District Chief Sakchai Jor Phalit met with the island’s public health officials to map out strategies towards making Samui a no-smoking city.The meeting, held at the Koh Samui Municipality, was also attended by other government officials and representatives from business and civicsectors.The island’s public health department officer, Cherd Thongsook,

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Buddhist villager killed in Narathiwat ambush

A villager was shot dead in an ambush in Narathiwat’s Muang district early Sunday morning, said Pol Lt-Col Dulyaman Yaena, chief of Khok Kian police station.Chuay Promsorn, 69, a resident of Ban Khok Baka in tambon Khok Kian of Muang district, was attacked on the intra-village road in Ban Hutae

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One dead as bomb explodes outside Pattani telephone office

PATTANI, Jan 22 -- A village defence volunteer was shot dead by insurgents in this southern province early today, while in a separate incident a bomb exploded outside a telephone office in the provincial seat early Saturday as insurgents continued stepped up attacks since early this week, police said.Police said

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Four soldiers dead, six wounded in surprise attack on Narathiwat army base; army in pursuit

NARATHIWAT, Jan 20 - Insurgents carried out a surprise attack on an army unit in Narathiwat's Rangae district Wednesday night, killing four soldiers--including an army company commander--and wounding six others.The attack occurred just two days after the government extended its emergency decree in the three southernmost provinces of Narathiwat, Pattani

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Thailand extends state of emergency in South for 3 more months

BANGKOK, Jan 18 – The Cabinet on Tuesday extended the state of emergency in Thailand's three southernmost insurgency-plagued provinces for another three months.The extension is the 22nd since the law was introduced in mid-2005 to restore peace in the southern border region.The special law facilitates the operations of security agencies

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