Tags : Narathiwat


Thailand: Dengue Fever reaches critical point

The outbreak of dengue fever in Thailand this year has reached a critical point, surging at an alarming rate, due to increase in the number of disease-bearing mosquitoes. According to the Ministry of Public Health, the number of patients infected between January and August this year has gone up by 83% year-on-year. 54,592 people have […]Read More


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 between a petrol station and […]Read More


Man partially beheaded in Thailand

A man has been stabbed to death and partially decapitated in Thailand’s insurgency-wracked deep south, police said on Monday. The body of the unidentified victim, believed to be in his early 20s, was found in a rubber plantation in Narathiwat province, near the border with Malaysia. The Sydney Morning HeraldRead More


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 NationRead More


Thailand introduces modern science subjects in madrassas

Narathiwat: Even as debate rages in India on how to upgrade madrassa education system, Thailand has reformed its ‘pondoks’ or seminaries by teaching modern subjects like English, Mathematics, Science and IT along with Arabic and Islamic studies. “There is no government interference in Islamic teachings. It is just that we’ve included secular subjects like Science, […]Read More


Thai military says it’s winning local hearts in restive south

Pattani, Narathiwat and Yala provinces in the Thai south are the three provinces that have been dogged by decades of insurgencies launched by groups allegedly linked to foreign terrorist organizations. Although the number of insurgent attacks has gone down since 2006, insurgencies in the south have continued to draw the attention of Muslim-majority countries as […]Read More


No al-Qaeda, jihadis in our South: Thailand govt

The Thai government and its top military commanders overseeing counterinsurgency operations in its restive southern Muslim provinces have ruled out the presence of al-Qaeda or jihadi tendencies, saying the rebellion is essentially local and has no affiliations with global terrorism. “For a terrorist group like al-Qaeda Thailand is a very small target. The rebellion in […]Read More


South Thailand: Five rangers injured in Narathiwat bomb attack

Narathiwat – Five rangers were slightly injured when insurgents detonated a road-side bomb to ambush them in this southern border province Monday. The explosion occurred at 11:45 am on a main road in Dohaemae village in Tambon Rico of Sungai Padi district. Police said the five rangers were returning to their base when insurgents detonated […]Read More