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Shock police probe into drug dealing and money laundering linked with Myanmar to strain ties

Shock police probe into drug dealing and money laundering linked with Myanmar to strain ties

September 24, 2022

Crime, Economy, Personal, Politics, Thai World, Thailand:

The arrest of Dr Tun Min Latt who is at the heart of a vast conglomerate with extensive links to Myanmar’s ruling junta on suspicion… Read More ›

Freak death of Kyrgyz woman in Pattaya linked to Chinese gang who forced her into prostitution

Freak death of Kyrgyz woman in Pattaya linked to Chinese gang who forced her into prostitution

September 19, 2022

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The story of Anara Seitaleva shines a light on the shady world of transnational human trafficking linked with Thailand’s sex industry. It also raises questions… Read More ›

Murder and rape suspected in Rayong after body of a 19-year-old woman was found in a local pond

Murder and rape suspected in Rayong after body of a 19-year-old woman was found in a local pond

September 13, 2022

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Hours after the murder investigation commenced on Tuesday morning when the body was removed from the scene for an autopsy and the husband of the… Read More ›

Krabi residents urge General Prawit to crack down on drugs as national poll gives him a thumbs down

Krabi residents urge General Prawit to crack down on drugs as national poll gives him a thumbs down

September 12, 2022

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National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) opinion poll on Sunday shows that more than 63% of people are not satisfied with the acting PM’s performance… Read More ›

Black-hearted road rage act wiped out 3 young lives in Krabi on Tuesday morning in seconds, killer arrested

Black-hearted road rage act wiped out 3 young lives in Krabi on Tuesday morning in seconds, killer arrested

September 6, 2022

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Horrific murder of three high school students in Krabi at the hands of a man, driven by drugs and road rage, shocks Thailand. On Tuesday… Read More ›

Police reviewing complaint against German man Moritz Pfoh after royalist figure filed a statement

Police reviewing complaint against German man Moritz Pfoh after royalist figure filed a statement

September 6, 2022

Crime, Culture, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

The latest move comes as the Constitutional Court in Bangkok has signalled that it will address the situation regarding Prime Minister Prayut Chan ocha’s tenure… Read More ›

Woman arrested for the theft of ฿15.7 million from dead man’s bank account after he passed away

Woman arrested for the theft of ฿15.7 million from dead man’s bank account after he passed away

September 4, 2022

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Satang Thongramphan, also known as Aoi, claims that she became close to the bank account holder at a local care facility where he had been… Read More ›

Brothers of acting PM and senator to be quizzed by panel probing scandal over abusive policewoman

Brothers of acting PM and senator to be quizzed by panel probing scandal over abusive policewoman

September 1, 2022

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A House committee chaired by former Police Commissioner and Thai Liberal Party leader General Sereepisuth Temeeyaves is to probe the facts which point towards corruption,… Read More ›

Grandson of former minister denied bail by court in Bangkok on drug rape charges filed by young actress

Grandson of former minister denied bail by court in Bangkok on drug rape charges filed by young actress

August 30, 2022

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Sister of the actress claims that she was offered money by the accused as she filed further police complaints for defamation and giving false evidence… Read More ›

Insurgent Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) behind firebomb spree in the South raises the stakes in talks

Insurgent Barisan Revolusi Nasional (BRN) behind firebomb spree in the South raises the stakes in talks

August 29, 2022

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Deadly attacks which killed one and injured eight were condemned by the government as an ‘outrage’ but are believed to have been a response to… Read More ›

Investigation into police woman’s maid abuse scandal raising serious questions about corruption

Investigation into police woman’s maid abuse scandal raising serious questions about corruption

August 25, 2022

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It has emerged that the 43-year-old policewoman, jailed on Monday after being refused bail, was working within Thailand’s Internal Security Operations Command (ISOC), the equivalent… Read More ›

Drug kingpin linked with South African woman’s drug conviction ‘fighting for love’ in Ukraine

Drug kingpin linked with South African woman’s drug conviction ‘fighting for love’ in Ukraine

August 23, 2022

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Family of Ashley Oosthuizen remains convinced of her innocence and upbeat about her prospects despite a Ko Samui court, on August 17th last, confirming a… Read More ›

Police woman who kept 30-year-old soldier as a slave rocks Thailand, exposing a hidden, dark culture

Police woman who kept 30-year-old soldier as a slave rocks Thailand, exposing a hidden, dark culture

August 21, 2022

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Explosive details of a woman’s 2-year nightmare as a slave within the house of a serving Special Branch police woman who claimed to be the… Read More ›

Dutch tourist arrested and facing jail time after killing endangered fish on an island excursion near Ko Phi Phi 

Dutch tourist arrested and facing jail time after killing endangered fish on an island excursion near Ko Phi Phi 

August 17, 2022

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The latest arrest of a foreign tourist for breaching Thailand’s strict laws on the conservation of natural resources follows a string of incidents since 2017.… Read More ›

Father forced to kill his 37-year-old son in self-defence in yet another drug-related tragedy in Udon Thani

Father forced to kill his 37-year-old son in self-defence in yet another drug-related tragedy in Udon Thani

August 14, 2022

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57-year-old father used an illegal gas gun to fire two shots at his son in the early hours of Saturday morning after being ambushed by… Read More ›

Wife defends venue boss as Pattaya court grants him bail on charges including negligent homicide

Wife defends venue boss as Pattaya court grants him bail on charges including negligent homicide

August 9, 2022

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Owner of the gutted and soon-to-be demolished entertainment venue in Sattahip, Pattaya promises to make amends to families of those who died and were injured… Read More ›

First monkeypox case in a woman as fears grow that its stigma may be its most dangerous aspect in Thailand

First monkeypox case in a woman as fears grow that its stigma may be its most dangerous aspect in Thailand

August 8, 2022

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Leading social development expert says that the current discussion about the source of monkeypox infections is leading to both homophobic and xenophobic discourse as the… Read More ›

No circuit breaker at death trap nightlife spot in Sattahip, Chonburi as 15 people die in horror blaze 

No circuit breaker at death trap nightlife spot in Sattahip, Chonburi as 15 people die in horror blaze 

August 7, 2022

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Top engineer says Thailand does not yet seem to have learned lessons from the Santika nightclub fire in Bangkok in 2009 which killed 66 people… Read More ›

41-year-old son appears in court after shooting his mother to death on Friday in central Bangkok

41-year-old son appears in court after shooting his mother to death on Friday in central Bangkok

July 31, 2022

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Man appears to have killed his mother when tensions over business matters and his consumption of alcohol boiled over on Friday night. It is thought… Read More ›

Recreational use of pot to be recriminalised as Minister warns abuses are undermining his plan

Recreational use of pot to be recriminalised as Minister warns abuses are undermining his plan

July 30, 2022

Crime, Economy, Foreigners, More News from Thailand, Politics, Thailand:

The decriminalisation of marijuana is turning into a major problem for the government with chaos in ministries and agencies responsible including an anxious request to… Read More ›