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Anti-Junta Rappers Release ‘250 Bootlickers’

BANGKOK — On the eve of the general election, a group that shot to fame last year for criticizing the ruling junta released a new single taking aim at unfair election rules.

POLITICS

Sudarat Slams Phalang Pracharath’s Claim of Victory

BANGKOK — Pheu Thai leader Sudarat Keyuraphan on Tuesday lashed out at her rival for claiming a right to form the government despite coming in second place at the polls.
A voter cast a ballot Sunday in Bangkok's Sai Mai district.

Paperwork Stalled NZ Ballot Pick Up: Foreign Ministry

BANGKOK — The Foreign Affairs Ministry apologized Tuesday over the late delivery of ballots from New Zealand that could be voided, but insisted there was no error made on its part.

CRIME & CALAMITY

Lt. Gen. Somkid Boonthanom, lead suspect in the alleged murder of a Saudi businessman in 1990, arrives Friday at the Criminal Court in Bangkok.

Top Court Clears Cops of Murder in Saudi ‘Blue Diamond’ Case

BANGKOK — The Supreme Court on Friday acquitted a group of policemen over the murder of a Saudi businessman in connection with the Blue Diamond Case three decades ago that strained the two kingdoms’ relationship.

Police: 490 Foreigners Arrested in March to Make Election Safe

BANGKOK — Immigration police said early Friday they had...
Police officers stand near the scene of a fatal car crash Thursday morning in Bangkok.

Traffic Violations Soaring Because Drivers Don’t Care: Police

BANGKOK — Police said Thursday that public contempt for the law led them hand out millions more tickets to motorists last year.

Gov’t to Pay Fishermen For Boats Lost in EU Crackdown

BANGKOK — The government on Tuesday approved a plan to compensate fishing boat owners whose crafts failed to meet standards set by the European Union in 2015.
Capt. Watcharin Benjatossawas in an undated photo. Photo: Watcharin Benjatossawas / Facebook

Crusader Ex-Cop Gunned Down at Home in Songkhla

SONGKHLA — A former policeman who outed corruption in the ranks and accused his superiors of abusing power was shot to death Tuesday in front of his home.
Premchai Karnasuta arrives Tuesday at the Thong Pha Phum Provincial Court in Kanchanaburi province.

Black Panther Verdict: Premchai Sentenced to 16 Months in Jail

KANCHANABURI — A powerful construction tycoon was convicted of several crimes related to a high-profile poaching case last year in a national park but acquitted of the most serious count, a court ruled Tuesday.

ASEAN & WORLD

President Donald Trump listens as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un answers a question from reporters Thursday during a meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam. Photo: Evan Vucci / Associated Press

Swedes Keep Room Ready for US Diplomats in Pyongyang

PYONGYANG, North Korea — Swedish diplomats are keeping a room ready for the U.S. to use if it ever decides to have an official...
An Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max 8 takes off in February from Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel. Photo: LLBG Spotter / Wikimedia Commons

US Setting Up Expert Panel to Review FAA, Boeing

NEW YORK — The Transportation Department says it's creating a special panel of experts to review Federal Aviation Administration procedures for approving new planes including...
Denpasar police chief Ruddi Setiawan, center left, holds a two-year-old male orangutan as Russian Andrei Zhestkov, center right, stands during a Monday press conference in Bali, Indonesia. Photo: Firdia Lisnawati / Associated Press

Indonesia Says Arrested Russian Smuggled Orangutan, Lizards

DENPASAR, Indonesia — Indonesian police said Monday they also found geckos and chameleons in the luggage of a Russian tourist who was arrested for...

Russian Accused of Trying to Smuggling Orangutan Out of Bali

DENPASAR, Indonesia — Indonesian authorities have arrested a Russian tourist who was attempting to smuggle a drugged orangutan out of the resort island of...

In Leader’s Honor, Kazakh Capital Name Changed to Nur-Sultan

MOSCOW — Kazakhstan has renamed its capital to Nur-Sultan, in honor of the country's longtime leader who resigned this week. The order to change the...
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