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  1. Isoc absorbs peace centre in SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Bangkok Post

    Authorities are going ahead with a plan to merge two key agencies dealing with unrest in the South in a new approach to tackling the decade-long problem. The Southern Border Provinces Administration Centre , which supervises social, political and economic development in insurgency-plagued provinces, will become part of the Internal Security Operation Command , which oversees military missions in the Muslim-dominated region.

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  2. Playing war correspondentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2010 | The Nation

    Nelson Rand probably deserves credit for parlaying his travel adventures into a book when most people would be content to dole them out between a few beers in the bar, but his anecdotes are a cut above the usual booze banter and he is, after all, a "journalist". The Canadian had been living in Vietnam when he decided, for the hell of it, to track down some danger in Cambodia while the Khmer Rouge was still causing trouble.

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  3. The quality of mercyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2010 | The Nation

    If the four queens of Pattani were alive today, they would probably agree with the 50 women who recently made their voices heard in the new book "Rain Amidst Fire". The four queens brought peace and prosperity to Pattani during their reigns, which lasted for longer than a century.

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  4. Four Shot Dead, Bomb Exploded In Southern ThailandRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Malaysian National News Agency

    Four more people were shot dead in Pattani and Yala today believed to be linked to the armed conflict in southern Thailand provinces. In the first incident in the district of Mayo, Pattani, a victim identified as Mat Kori Seng, 34, died after being shot on the head while returning home from performing the dawn prayers at a mosque nearby.

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  5. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Bangkok Post

    Security officers and local residents talk over the possible implications of road graffiti including the initials RKK in Surat Thani, a long way from the insurgent group's base in the deep South. Authorities are hunting down those who spray-painted the letters "RKK" in Burmese and Arabic in red on roads in Surat Thani's Tha Chang district.

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  6. Muslim leaders question Buddhist park plan in PattaniRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 17 | Bangkok Post

    Religious leaders of the three Muslim-dominated southern border provinces have voiced opposition to a project by the Pattani provincial authority to build a Buddhist park, or Buddha Monthon, and called for it to be reviewed. Waedueramae Mamingji, chairman of the Pattani Islamic Committee and chairman of the Network of the Islamic Committees of the Three Southern Border Provinces, on Sunday urged the provincial authority to reconsider the project.

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  7. Leading Islamic organisation offers to help Thailand rebuild peace in restive southRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Members of a bomb squad inspect damaged vehicles after a bomb explosion in July outside a hotel at Betong district in Thailand's southern province of Yala. BANGKOK: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation offered to serve as a facilitator in a peace-building process between the Thai government and separatist groups in the country's southernmost region, its secretary-general Iyad Ameen Al Madani said after a meeting with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha on Tuesday .

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  8. Housekeeper, policeman killed in drive-by attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 13 | Bangkok Post

    Waraphon Hamidong, who also works for Tano Pute Tambon Administration Organisation, succumbed to severe gun wounds to her head and back after a man riding pillion opened fire at her on a village road in Yala's Bannang Sata district early Wednesday. Ms Waraphon was walking along the road to buy food when she was attacked.

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  9. The six places you need visit this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | The New Zealand Herald

    There's a whole new year ahead and plenty of places to explore - we've picked out some of the best upcoming spots for every style of traveller. Japan's latest bullet train route connects the northernmost island of Hokkaido - known for its skiing, hot springs and fishing - with its capital city Tokyo.

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  10. Rubber to meet the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | Bangkok Post

    Two children of the protesting rubber farmers pose with a poster at Government House on Oct 14 last year. They came to Bangkok to urge the government to help shore up prices.

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  11. Athletes, YouTube celebs among dream jobs for youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | The Nation

    A girl checks out a dinosaur sculpture at Government House yesterday. The sculpture is one of many life-size dinosaur models borrowed from museums in Khon Kaen and Kalasin in preparation for National Children's Day tomorrow, when several hundred young vis Children have their pictures taken yesterday with the image of Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, erected by the Yala Provincial Administrative Organisation, on the occasion of Children's Day.

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  12. Rubber farmers step up pressure as prices plummetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | Bangkok Post

    Rubber planters have threatened to protest after prices plummeted to the lowest level in 10 years, saying some of them no longer afford to send their children to school. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was quick to point out on Thursday they could face lawsuits if they do so, but promised to continue with aid and relief measures.

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  13. Thailand Increases Budget To Stabilise Situation In The SouthRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Malaysian National News Agency

    The Thai government will add 4.4 billion baht, or US$121.5 million, into the 2016 budget for its security forces to stamp out separatist groups in southern Muslim-majority provinces as the conflict enters its 13th year, reports Vietnam News Agency . The forces will get 30.176 billion baht this year, 4.4 billion baht higher than the previous year, Major General Banpot Pulpian, spokesman of the country's Internal Security Operation Command said.

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  14. 6,500 dead over 12 years of unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | The Nation

    AS security tightened for the anniversary of an insurgent-led raid on an Army camp in Narathiwat province in 2004, the Prince of Songkla University Pattani Campus' Deep South Watch Centre yesterday said last year saw the lowest rate of attacks in the deep South. The 12 years of deep South unrest saw a total of 15,374 attacks killing 6,543 persons - at the rate of 545 deaths per year - and wounding 11,919 others - at 993 injuries per year, the centre said.

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  15. Insurgency claimed 6,543 lives in last 12 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Bangkok Post

    A total of 15,374 insurgency-related incidents in the far South during the past 12 full years have claimed 6,543 lives and injured 11,919 people, according to a report by Deep South Watch of the Prince of Songkla University, Pattani campus. There were an average 1,281 violent incidents per year over the period.

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  16. Locals in deep South fight plan for coal-power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | The Nation

    People in Pattani province and neighbouring areas yesterday have set up a network to take action against the construction of a coal-fired power plant in Songkhla's Thepha district. They claim the plant will pose a threat to national security as well as people's health and livelihood in the deep South.

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  17. Thais start new year with alms-givingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    People wait to give alms to monks at Sanam Luang on the first day of 2016. More than 3,000 people in Pattani assembled at the provincial hall in Muang district to offer alms to monks, despite an ATM bombing in neighbouring Mayo district.

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  18. 3,000 officers, metal detectors to secure New Year's CountdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    Security authorities patrol Bangkok's Ratchaprasong intersection and adjacent areas to ensure a trouble-free New Year's Countdown there. About 3,000 soldiers and police have been deployed to Bangkok's Ratchaprasong area where walk-through metal detectors also were installed to secure the New Year's Countdown site tonight.

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  19. Too much rubber, too few tyres leaves tappers in sticky placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Bangkok Post

    A man works inside a rubber factory at Raman district in the southern province of Yala in this Nov 4 file photo. That month saw the approval of billions of baht in rural subsidies to appease disgruntled and politically powerful farmers who are struggling with record low commodity prices and weak exports.

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  20. Suspected Muslim rebels kill official, attack police in Thailand's southRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | The Star Online

    Suspected Muslim insurgents attacked police and a government office in Thailand's deep south on Tuesday, killing one official as they seized hostages, police said. More than a dozen armed men dressed in black seized 13 civil servants in a local government office in Narathiwat province, police investigator Wongduan Kamsri told Reuters.

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