Thai PM confirms progress in peace talks World

Thai PM confirms progress in peace talks

Thai Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha claims that peace talks between the government and southern rebel groups are progressing well, with the ultimate goal of restoring peace and confidence in the violence-torn south.
Thailand closes six border crossings with Malaysia World

Thailand closes six border crossings with Malaysia

Thailand’s authorities announced on June 8 that six auxiliary crossings on its border with Malaysia have been closed to prevent militants of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) from entering the country.
Thailand tightens security in south ASEAN

Thailand tightens security in south

A large number of police and military forces were deployed to ensure security in southern provinces of Thailand with schools re-opening on November 1, reported the country’s media.
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.
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Thai army affirms situation in the south under control

Thai Army Chief and Deputy Defence Minister Udomdej Sitabutr said on December 2 that the authorities have controlled the overall situation in the Deep South, which saw a series of arson and bomb attacks recently.
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UN chief calls for enhanced partnership with ASEAN

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on October 10 called for enhanced partnership between the United Nations and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as the two bodies work together for peace, human rights and sustainable development across the region.