Fair helps restore confidence in Deep South tourism

Food, decorative items, garments and soaps are among the local products featured at a recent fair in Hat Yai, coming nearly four months after a deadly terrorist bomb dampened the local tourism industry.

By Oracha Petchkasem for Khabar Southeast Asia in Hat Yai

August 01, 2012


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Photo Essay

Mariyah Nibosu, whose husband was shot dead in 2009 by unknown gunmen, stands outside her home in September 2013 in the state-run 'widows' village' of Rotan Batu, 20km from Narathiwat. "Women suffer a lot here," she said. "But we are strong. We have to feed our children by ourselves. We have to survive." [Christophe Archambault/AFP]

As Thailand's Deep South insurgency drags on, families suffer, persevere