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  1. Normal train service resumes in Deep South after track repairs completedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Pattaya Mail

    The train service in the Deep South has resumed normal operation following completion of repairs to the rail tracks in Narathiwat that were recently damaged by an explosion. The train service from Hat Yai in Songkhla to Su-ngai Ko-lok in Narathiwat resumed on Monday following the completion of repairs prompted by Friday's blast on the rail tracks in Ra-ngae district, Narathiwat.

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  2. All South train services operatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Bangkok Post

    Train services from Hat Yai in Songkhla to Sungai Kolok railway station in Narathiwat province have returned to normal after repairs to a section of track damaged by a bomb were finished yesterday afternoon, Hat Yai train operation inspector Saman Raksawong said on Monday morning. A section of the rail track in tambon Tanyong Limo in Narathiwat's Rangae district was badly damaged by a bomb explosion on Sept 12, halting rail services between Hat Yai and Sungai Kolok.

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  3. Ex-guerrillas mark death of Chin PengRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Bangkok Post

    A group of former members of the now-defunct Communist Party of Malaya will gather at Yala's Betong district tomorrow to commemorate the death one year ago of their leader Chin Peng. The ex-CPM members, who now live in four remote border villages, said their gathering will be a low-key one to remember Chin Peng, who died at a Bangkok hospital last year at the age of 88. "It's a small thing we could do in gratitude for our spiritual leader.

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  4. Train services to Sungai Kolok resumeRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | Bangkok Post

    State Railway of Thailand spokeswoman Nuananong Wongchan said the track was declared safe and all trains were allowed to run to Sungai Kolok station from 4.30pm. The agency suspended all 14 daily train services from Tanyongmas to Sungai Kolok stations after a section of the track between Tanyongmas and Pa Phai stations in Rangae district was damaged by an attack by southern insurgents.

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  5. Sungai Kolok trains still suspendedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | Bangkok Post

    The State Railway of Thailand continued to suspend train services to Sungai Kolok district of Narathiwat province on Saturday as the track leading to the southernmost railway destination had yet to be repaired. The southernmost track is damaged by a buried bomb in Rangae district of Narathiwat on Friday.

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  6. Bomb destroys part of rail line in NarathiwatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Nation

    Local train services had to be suspended in the deep South after a bomb destroyed a section of the track in Narathiwat's Rangae district yesterday morning. Trains from Bangkok to Hat Yai in Songkhla continued operating yesterday, but could only go as far as Tanyongmas Station.

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  7. AoT eyes control of 3 state-run airportsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Bangkok Post

    The possibility of AoT running Krabi, Udon Thani and Ubon Ratchathani airports emerged in talks this week between department director-general Woradej Harnprasert and AoT chairman Prasong Poontaneat. Mr Prasong said the department chief was receptive to AoT's takeover proposal, easing its long-standing requirement for AoT to take over all 28 state-run airports rather than picking some of the more promising ones.

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  8. Bomb disrupts far South train serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Bangkok Post

    Train services in the far South were interrupted when a bomb explosion damaged the main southern railway track in the border province of Narathiwat on Friday morning. Security officials examine the bomb damage to the railway track in Rangae district, Narathiwat, Friday morning.

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  9. Activists hopeful on Thailand's detention of migrant childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Asian Correspondent

    Women hide their faces as children sleep after being detained at a rubber plantation in Hat Yai district of Songkhla province southern Thailand earlier this year. Pic: AP.

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  10. Rubber at 5yr low on Thai glutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Bangkok Post

    Rubber tumbled to its lowest prices in five years amid an oversupply in Thailand, the largest producer, and rising stockpiles in China, the world's largest user. Prices dropped as much as 4.4% in Shanghai and 3% in Tokyo.

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  11. New crackdown on criticism has ominous overtonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Bangkok Post

    Ton Kla shed tears when he saw his drama mentor and older friend, Golf, behind bars at the Central Women's Correctional Institution three weeks ago. "Why does Golf have to be locked up just because of a play? Why don't people understand that drama is simply a tool to create thought-provoking fun?" he asked.

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  12. Separatists prepareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Bangkok Post

    The National Council for Peace and Order 's plan to resume peace talks in the deep South is facing its first hurdle after separatist groups voiced opposition to the man tipped to head the delegation. The groups also asked the NCPO to refrain from setting preconditions for the talks, which have been suspended for more than a year since the last round of negotiations in Malaysia.

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  13. BAAC sets B15bn for rubber farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Bangkok Post

    The Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives will launch a 15 billion baht credit line to support the liquidity of farm institutions and rubber processing. Somsak Kangteerawat, the bank's senior executive vice president, said the credit line is for two projects: 10 billion baht for increasing liquidity for farm institutions to buy rubber from farmers; and five billion baht to support farm institutions in rubber processing.

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  14. Let energy marchers talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Bangkok Post

    Once again, the military has decided to clamp down on free expression, obstructing another demonstration by the Partnership for Energy Reform . Eight members of the PER, led by Opas Tantithakura, a former lecturer at Walailak University in Nakhon Si Thammarat, were stopped in Surat Thani's Don Sak district on Tuesday by local military personnel.

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  15. Wanted bomber plans new attack, Hat Yai security sources sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | The Nation

    Insurgent suspect Faisal Hayeesama-ae, wanted for the 2004 bomb attack at Songkhla's Hat Yai Airport, may be in the Hat Yai area to make a bomb or provide training to fellow insurgents in preparation for attacks, said a security source.

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  16. Troops again halt energy reform marchRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | The Nation

    Surat Thani soldiers have taken into custody eight leading members of the group called "Partnership on Energy Reform".

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  17. Troops detain 8 energy activists on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Bangkok Post

    Soldiers have arrested eight members of the Partnership of Energy Reform on a protest march in Surat Thani's Don Sak district, bringing the number of activists detained during the campaign to 27. A human rights forum at the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand in Bangkok was also cancelled after the army asked organisers to stop the function.

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  18. Rights Group Calls for Change to Thai Migrant Child PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Voice of America

    Suspected migrants being detained at a rubber plantation in Hat Yai district of Songkhla province southern Thailand Thursday, March 13, 2014.

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  19. Army again detains energy marchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Bangkok Post

    Nearly two weeks after 11 activists were detained by the military for starting a 1,400-kilometre march to promote energy reform, eight more members of the same southern group were arrested for doing the same thing.

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  20. BANGKOK: Great expectations, but can Thai junta deliver?Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Asia News Network

    It took mere hours, rather than days, to wrap up the first reading of Thailand's 2015 Budget Bill on Aug 18. Junta chief Prayuth Chan-ocha presented the draft.

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