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Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival in the Deep South of Thailand

Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival in the Deep South of Thailand

When the Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival is mentioned, people usually think about northeastern Thailand, where this ancient festival is a major cultural event, held annually in several provinces. Not many people know that the Bun Bang Fai Rocket Festival also takes place in the deep South.

Three people killed in attacks in southern Thailand

Three people killed in attacks in southern Thailand

At least two citizens and one soldier were killed and some others were injured in a series of coordinated attacks in the three southernmost provinces of Thailand in the night of November 2.

Thailand tightens security in south

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.

Violence recurs in southern Thailand

Violence recurs in southern Thailand

Violence recurred in southern Thailand when gunmen attacked a primary school in Narathiwat province, killing one person and injuring two others, Thai police said on September 29.

Youth from southern border provinces observe court procedures

Youth from southern border provinces observe court procedures

The Office of the Judiciary has brought youth from Southern border provinces to observe the court’s judicial procedures as part of the Belia Thai Sejiwa Sehati campaign, informing them on their rights and duties as youths according to the law.

Thailand: Suspect in Phukhet bomb blast hides in Malaysia

Thailand: Suspect in Phukhet bomb blast hides in Malaysia

Thailand’s police said on August 20 that Ahama Lengha from Narathiwat province is on the run in Malaysia after an arrest warrant was issued for him over his suspected involvement in the bomb attack in Phuket on August 12.

Thai police seize four Vietnamese fishing boats

Thai police seize four Vietnamese fishing boats

Thai marine police on August 1 arrested four Vietnamese fishing boats with 20 crew members accused of illegal fishing in waters off Thailand’s southern province of Narathiwat.

Thailand holds annual ASEAN barred ground dove festival

Thailand holds annual ASEAN barred ground dove festival

Each year Thailand's Yala province holds the ASEAN Ground Barred Dove Festival as its major cultural event, which attracts a great number of visitors, not only from various parts of Thailand but also from other ASEAN countries.