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  1. 1. learning | 27 Apr 2012

    Shan drug lord arrest across from Chiang Rai

    About crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Shan drug lord wanted by China for murder of 13 boat crew members on the Mekong sent to China immediately after arrest in Laos.

  2. 2. learning | 08 Feb 2013

    Shans celebrate National Day

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Bangkok Post photograph Patipat Janthong crossed into the Shan State of Myanmar to cover National Day celebrations, held openly for the first time since a truce was signed with the Myanmar government.

  3. 3. learning | 20 Feb 2013

    China drone strike plans on Shan drug lord

    About crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Likened to searching for Osama bin Laden, China was prepared to use drones after drug lord killed 13 Chinese sailors in Golden Triangle.

  4. 4. learning | 09 Feb 2012

    Mekong river patrol: China, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar

    About security

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Boat hijacking by Shan drug gang may be behind killing of 13 Chinese crew last year. Tighter security & joint patrol is the response.

  5. 5. news | 07 Jan 2015

    Top LRA rebel 'in US custody': Uganda army

    By AFP

    » A top commander of the notorious Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel army has surrendered and is now in the custody of US forces, the Ugandan army confirmed Wednesday.

  6. 6. news | 21 Dec 2014

    4th Army helicopter crashes in Yala

    By Online Reporters

    » A helicopter from the 4th Army crashed in Muang district of Yala province on Sunday afternoon while on patrol to help people hit by floods, injuring four people including the two pilots, Lt Gen Prakarn Cholayuth, the 4th...

  7. 7. news | 09 Dec 2014

    Army scoffs at Chavalit's coup 'view' 

    politics

    By Wassana Nanuam, Newspaper section: News

    » Army chief Udomdej Sitabutr yesterday brushed aside a warning from former prime minister Chavalit Yongchaiyudh over a possible counter-coup, saying the army strongly backs the country's current leaders.

  8. 8. news | 03 Dec 2014

    Engine failure cited in copter crash

    By Wassana Nanuam

    » Engine and transmission failure caused the crash of an army Bell 212 helicopter that killed a 3rd Army deputy commander and eight other officers last month, army chief Udomdej Sitabutr said Wednesday.

  9. 9. learning | 27 Sep 2012

    Army’s blimp may fly soon

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The army’s 350 million-baht blimp has never been put in service and it costs 25 million baht a year to maintain. Now, the army is about to spend 50 million more baht to finally get it into the air.

  10. 10. learning | 24 Mar 2011

    Army chief says 'sorry'

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Army chief Prayuth Chan-ocha has apologised for the army's "lack of understanding and care" that led to large numbers of deaths in the Tak Bai and Krue Se crackdowns in 2004.

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