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Thai Immigration Ends Practice of Jailing Children

BANGKOK — Children are no longer being held in that nation’s immigration detention facilities, immigration police said Wednesday in a move lauded by human rights advocates.
A rescue worker examines a body found Dec. 29 in the Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom city.

Photos Suggest Third Mekong Corpse Was Found, Then Lost

Photos emerged Tuesday to support accounts that a third body was found in the Mekong River that has since gone missing.
Police stand over one of the mutilated bodies retrieved from the Mekong river in December in Nakhon Phanom province.

2nd Mutilated Body Linked to Anti-Monarchist Aide

BANGKOK — The second of two mutilated bodies that recently turned up in the Mekong River belongs to a second missing anti-monarchist in exile,...

Gunmen Kill 2 Monks in Southern Temple Attack

NARATHIWAT — Police on Saturday were still looking for the gunmen who attacked a temple in the Deep South, killing two Buddhist monks and injuring two others.

Family Demands Justice Over Japanese Tourist’s Unsolved Murder

BANGKOK — The top justice official said Wednesday police are still looking for leads into who murdered a Japanese tourist in central Thailand 11 years ago.

Superstar Cop ‘Big Joke’ on His Rise and Plans for Expats, Visas

BANGKOK — The announcement that Thailand’s best-known police officer had arrived sent gasps of shock across a news conference at Royal Thai Police headquarters. “Whoa,...
Gary Coughlan stands between two police officers Jan. 16 on Koh Samui after police accused him of cooking tom yum goong with cannabis.

‘Haute Cuisine:’ Weed Tom Yum Lands Briton in Hot Water

KOH SAMUI — A British businessman on Koh Samui ran foul of the law Wednesday for innovating in the kitchen by adding cannabis to...

Belarus Model Arrested for Sex Seminar Pleads Guilty in Court

PATTAYA — A model from Belarus who claimed last year that she had evidence of Russian involvement in helping elect Donald Trump president pleaded guilty Tuesday in a Thai court in a case related to holding a sex training seminar and will be deported.

Fugitive Thai Wife Apprehended 12 Years After German’s Death

BANGKOK — Police said they have arrested the woman behind the murder and cover-up of her German husband nearly 12 years ago.
Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha speaks Tuesday in Lampang, juxtaposed over a background of Bangkok’s smog.

‘Everyone Has to Help Out’ With Air Pollution, Prayuth Says

BANGKOK — The junta leader said Tuesday that controlling the air pollution problem was everyone’s responsibility, not just the government’s. During a cabinet meeting trip...

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