Sungai Golok, Thailand (Jan2009)

Motorbike taxi costs only RM3.00 to Golok border town here. Becarefull broker for taxi / Illegal attempt to overload tourists like us. RM10.00 approach me but luckily I'm alert enough to know the price of a taxi bike here is not so expensive. Hotels here are very cheap as RM40 – RM70 and RM20 per night budget motel. When I take my night around the city, I noticed quite a large number of men, their Army M16 Scout to equip the city on foottheir bikes. The restaurant told me that two weeks ago, a bomb exploded at a car caused several injuries and three deaths. The car was parked outside a restaurant. 4 days ago found 30 + Betong explosive but has never disclosed through the media. As you can see very few tourists visit the city now Golok since the last time the whole street is full of people overnight, but was now in a quiet street. We hope that the new government will do better this time to improve safetyHere are the innocent public. The wave of violence in southern Thailand, which began in January 2004, is unabated to this day. Nearly 2,000 attacks took place in the region and the bloodshed has claimed nearly 1,000 victims. According to the locals believe that the Thaksin administration has caused all this turmoil and chaos of an iron fist. News explores the reasons that the ongoing violence in southern Thailand, with particular attention to the violent events that took place in a position to explain April 28

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