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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Gun-Toting Man in Road Rage Video Definitely ‘Not a Cop,’ Cops Say

BANGKOK — Police said the man who identified himself as a police captain and threatened another motorist with what looked to be a gun Thursday morning was in fact not a cop.

Woman Harassed Off Bus and Slapped Was Mentally-Ill: Police

BANGKOK — A 55-year-old woman assaulted by a bystander and humiliated in an online video for allegedly insulting the monarchy suffers from mental illness, according to records released by police Monday.

‘Laugh Juice’ in Short Supply as Fad Sweeps Thailand

BANGKOK — I was halfway through the first bottle when I caught myself staring at a particular spot on my monitor, having abandoned whatever...

Junta Romanticized in ‘Love Missions’ Military Drama

BANGKOK — A military-themed romantic soap opera premiered Saturday, inaugurating three months of the television show, which a mass media expert said is an attempt by the military government to rebrand itself and regain public popularity.

Does Prayuth’s New Facebook Herald a Kinder, More Electable Strongman?

BANGKOK — Those who can’t get enough of junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha can now get an unfiltered feed via his first serious foray onto social media.

Karen Woman’s Cheeky Protest Gets Results (Photos)

TAK — Viral photos of a Karen woman wearing a sarong and bathing in a road to make a point about the potholes in...

Man Filmed Beating Girlfriend Arrested

BANGKOK — A man seen physically abusing his partner aboard a Bangkok bus in a viral video was arrested yesterday and charged with physical...

Junta Readies ‘Great Firewall of Thailand’

BANGKOK — Thai authorities have taken steps toward achieving their stated desire of gaining greater control of internet use by creating a single gateway for all internet traffic in and out of the kingdom.

Cyber Activists Bring Down Govt Sites to Protest ‘Single Gateway’

BANGKOK — Of the different stakeholders opposed to a government-managed “single gateway” for internet traffic, it was some of the net's most zealous users which instigated a crude but effective cyberattack last night to protest the plan.

New ‘Ghost Rider’ Clips Emerge as Police Zero in on Driver

A mysterious woman who rode the back of a taxi into imaginations everywhere has been seen at it again, and police said Wednesday they are close to zeroing in on the identity of her driver accomplice.

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