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Bangkok

Troops to block routes out of Bangkok ahead new lockdown

To make sure that people do not flee Bangkok for other provinces, ahead of the enforcement of the new interprovincial travel restrictions on Monday, the military and the police have already set up more than 80 road checkpoints in the capital to monitor departing vehicles, especially pickup trucks and passenger vans. The country’s Supreme Commander, […]Read More

Asia

Forty Myanmar Junta Troop Deaths Reported After Clashes with Rebel

A rebel army and a local militia have killed 40 Myanmar junta soldiers in two days of fighting this week in regions near the country’s northern and western borders, witnesses reported, in what would be the largest number of casualties inflicted on security forces since the Feb. 1 military coup. The killing of 30 regime […]Read More

Asia

US to Withdraw Troops from Afghanistan in 14 Months If

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The United States and NATO would withdraw all troops in Afghanistan within 14 months if the Taliban upheld its commitments, according to a joint statement released by the US and Afghan governments on Saturday. “The Coalition will complete the withdrawal of their remaining forces from Afghanistan within 14 months following the announcement […]Read More

South

Troops ordered to help flood-hit southern provinces

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan has ordered the three armed forces to dispatch men and equipment to southern provinces hard hit by flooding as the Meteorological Department warned southerners to brace for more rain. Defence Ministry spokesman Lt-Gen Kongcheep Tantrawanich said this morning southern-based military units were instructed to keep monitoring weather conditions and flood […]Read More

North

Over 14 Million Methamphetamine Pills Seized in Thai North

CHIANG RAI, OCT 29 (TNA) – Thai authorities have seized a large haul of over 14 million tablets of methamphetamine, known in Thai as YABA, from a suspected trafficking group near Myanmar border in the northernmost province of Chiang Rai. In a coordinated operation by army troops, military ranger and naval force officers, the two […]Read More

North

Troops catch up with smuggled Porsche in Tak

A Thai man was arrested early on Wednesday after he was caught transporting a Porsche supercar with fake licence plate from the Myanmar border to downtown Tak. The arrest was made at 12.10am by troops, customs officials and police at the Hin Fon checkpoint on Asia Highway No 12 in Tak’s Mae Sot district. Full […]Read More

Asia

Thai, Indian Infantry Troops Prepare for Annual Training Exercise

Thailand and India will launch a 14-day combined military exercise codenamed “Maitree 2018” next week to share techniques about fighting insurgencies and terrorism, a military official said Thursday. The Thai Army’s 11th Infantry Division will host the annual exercise in Meuang District of Chachoengsao province from Aug. 6 to 19. The two countries will each […]Read More

News

Thai and US armed forces strengthen ties

BANGKOK, 5 June 2017 (NNT) – Commanding General of United States Army Pacific Gen Robert B. Brown has met with Thai Supreme Commander Gen Surapong Suwan-ath, affirming the two countries’ military ties. Gen Surapong on Monday welcomed Gen Brown and his entourage who visited Thailand as guests of the Royal Thai Army. The two parties […]Read More