Myanmar people rallied in front of the Myanmar embassy to protest against the execution of four activists in Myanmar.
The Department of Mineral Resources said that an earthquake occurred in the Shan State of Myanmar at 12.07am about 87 kilometers from Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province. It resulted from the movement of the Wan Ha fault and was felt in many provinces in the upper North.
About 200 Karen troops on Tuesday laid siege to a base of Myanmar soldiers. In response, Myanmar aircraft dropped four bombs on a Karen force.
The Labour Ministry welcomed fully vaccinated Myanmar migrants to Thailand to work for local employers without quarantine.
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha met the United Nations’ Special Envoy on Myanmar and confirmed Thailand’s support for peaceful solutions based on humanitarianism in Myanmar.
Newly accepted Myanmar refugees remained in Tak province although there was not a clash between Myanmar soldiers and Karen troops near the border yesterday, authorities reported.
Thai people living near the border in Mae Sot and Phop Phra districts greatly feared stray grenades from a prolonged battle between Myanmar government soldiers and Karen troops as Myanmar refugees were brought to safe grounds on the Thai side.
About 1,000 Myanmar people fled a clash between Myanmar soldiers and ethnic troops on their homeland and crossed the Moei River to take shelter in Mae Sot district.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai said he met the Myanmar junta leader, had a constructive conversation and handed donations to Myanmar.
Unrest on the Myanmar soil opposite the northern province still discourages residents on the Thai side from returning home along the Salween river, which demarcates part of the border.
Police seized 1,150 grenades and 6,000 M16 bullets destined for Myanmar and arrested six suspects including an air force sergeant.
Security officials were handling nearly 2,000 Myanmar refugees.