Thailand extends state emergency in southernmost provinces World

Thailand extends state emergency in southernmost provinces

The Emergency Situation Administration Committee (ESAC) of Thailand has decided to extend the state of emergency in the restive southern border provinces of Yala, Pattani and Narathiwat for another three months from December 20 for security reasons.
No presence of IS in southern Thailand: Thai PM World

No presence of IS in southern Thailand: Thai PM

Thailand has found no signs of Islamic State (IS) militants or evidence of its involvement in recent attacks in the country’s southern region, said Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on May 31.
Bombing in southern Thailand ASEAN

Bombing in southern Thailand

At least one person was killed and 19 wounded when a bomb exploded near a noodle stall in Thailand’s southern Pattani town, a largely Muslim are, said the country’s police on October 24.
Thai police put down prison riot in Pattani World

Thai police put down prison riot in Pattani

Thai police on July 16 put down a riot erupting at the central jail in southern Pattani province in previous day that left three prisoners dead and five people injured, including a prison staff.