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Let cops monitor Muslim students, Thai PM tells varsities

Police request for information on Muslim students has not gone down well with some.

Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government

A Thai military official declined to comment on whether a meeting had taken place.

Explosions rock southern Thailand

No casualties reported in the latest string of bombings in the restive south.

Thai peace talks: Malaysia ever ready to facilitate further dialogue

Former IGP Abdul Rahim Noor says Mara Patani's decision to call off talks with the Thai government is a 'domestic issue'.

Southern Thai rebels suspend KL peace talks

They urge Bangkok to replace the government's chief negotiator.

Dr M happy with ex-IGP’s role in southern Thai peace process

The prime minister, however, admits that it is not easy to find a solution that will end the conflict.

Rahim Noor: Dr M’s visit injects new urgency into solving southern...

Peace process facilitator says after 3 months on job, he finds southern Thais want autonomy on religious matters, culture and language, and to be recognised as 'Thai Muslims'.

Anwar: If Dr M wants Rahim Noor as mediator, let it...

The PKR president says this is not just about Anwar, while acknowledging that some people are not comfortable with the ex-IGP being appointed peace mediator in southern Thailand.

Mat Sabu dismisses allegation he attended Shia function

The defence minister says he has often made trips to Thailand for the “korban” functions and that this time he was accompanied by staff of the armed forces.

Thailand in the dark over new facilitator in peace talks

However, it says it is up to Malaysia when it wants to inform Thailand of the development as it is an internal matter.

Ex-IGP made facilitator in southern Thailand peace talks

Abdul Rahim Mohd Noor replaces Ahmad Zamzamin Hashim, who was appointed by the previous Barisan Nasional government.

Unicef joins outrage over girl’s marriage, tells Putrajaya to act

The UN body say it's time the PH government amend the law to set the legal marriage age to 18 'without exception'.

Top Thai general says made-in-Malaysia bombs for post-Ramadan attacks

Piyawat Nakwanich says militants were planning attacks in the restive south using the home-made bombs.

Report: Border wall a political tool for Thai PM

Asean Today says the wall at Songkhla is unlikely to prevent human trafficking and trans-border crime, and the Thai PM is only pushing for it to show he is making good on his promises.

Malaysian-brokered Southern Thailand peace talks agree on safety zone

Bangkok’s peace negotiation head says pilot project with separatist militants’ representative MARA Patani will hopefully pave way for lasting peace in southern provinces.

Former Pulo separatist leader returns to family

Police release Ismail Ternang after investigating him for smuggling firearms at the border as well as the disappearance of a priest in Selangor.

Pastor Koh’s wife in the dark over latest abduction update

Susanna Liew Sow Yoke hopes that the police will contact her soon to give her a proper update on her husband’s case.

Thailand tightens border security following info on militancy

General Piyawat Nakwanich denies that the move is due to fears of Islamic State presence, saying it is linked to feedback on the local insurgent movement.

Thai security agencies on high alert over IS threat

Thai authorities are exercising caution following a report that a Malaysian linked to the Islamic State terrorist group had slipped into southern Thailand.

Refer demands to Malaysia, Thai separatist group told

Pattani-based Barisan Revolusi Nasional has been asked to register its demands with Malaysia, which is the facilitator for the southern Thailand peace process.