Tag: Southern Thailand
No casualties reported in the latest string of bombings in the restive south.
Former IGP Abdul Rahim Noor says Mara Patani's decision to call off talks with the Thai government is a 'domestic issue'.
They urge Bangkok to replace the government's chief negotiator.
The prime minister, however, admits that it is not easy to find a solution that will end the conflict.
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'.
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.
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.
However, it says it is up to Malaysia when it wants to inform Thailand of the development as it is an internal matter.
Abdul Rahim Mohd Noor replaces Ahmad Zamzamin Hashim, who was appointed by the previous Barisan Nasional government.
The UN body say it's time the PH government amend the law to set the legal marriage age to 18 'without exception'.
Piyawat Nakwanich says militants were planning attacks in the restive south using the home-made bombs.
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.
Bangkok’s peace negotiation head says pilot project with separatist militants’ representative MARA Patani will hopefully pave way for lasting peace in southern provinces.
Police release Ismail Ternang after investigating him for smuggling firearms at the border as well as the disappearance of a priest in Selangor.
Susanna Liew Sow Yoke hopes that the police will contact her soon to give her a proper update on her husband’s case.
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 authorities are exercising caution following a report that a Malaysian linked to the Islamic State terrorist group had slipped into southern Thailand.
Pattani-based Barisan Revolusi Nasional has been asked to register its demands with Malaysia, which is the facilitator for the southern Thailand peace process.