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Thai Colleges Urged to Do More About Sexual Violence

BANGKOK — Universities must do a better job investigating student sexual assault complaints and encouraging them to go to police, several women’s rights activists say.

Concerned Man Points Out Perilous Pothole in Pattaya Road (Photos)

PATTAYA — Officials said they would refill a large pothole Tuesday after a concerned farang pointed out it remained a road hazard.

Tropical Storm Inundates Thailand, Kills 2 So Far (Photos, Videos)

PRACHINBURI — At least two deaths have been blamed on a tropical storm that has flooded several provinces in the north, northeast and central regions since Friday.

Isra News Defends Director Over Harassment Allegations

BANGKOK — An investigative news agency released a statement Friday disputing allegations its head sexually harassed a subordinate.

To Fight Wildlife Crime, Experts Say ‘Follow the Money’

BANGKOK — In most cases, the conviction of a Thai man trafficking rhino horns through a bizarre scheme that involved hiring prostitutes to pose...

Parents of Missing Woman Linked to Israeli Murder Suspect Seek Help

BANGKOK — The distressed parents of a woman missing for two years asked police Friday to search a laptop they believe might hold the clues to their daughter’s disappearance.

2 Security Personnel Killed, 26 Hurt by Bombs in Yala

YALA — A soldier and a policeman were killed and 26 other people wounded by two bombs believed to have been set off by...

Farmer Recounts How Serial Bride Made Off With His Money, Truck and Heart

PHETCHABUN — Looking back, farmer Pairat Pungsook realized something wasn’t quite right with his wedding.

Engineer Jailed for Bombing Hospital to Protest Junta

BANGKOK — A court on Wednesday found a 61-year-old man guilty of bombing an army-run hospital in May and sentenced him to four years in jail.

Police Pursue ‘Plump’ Thief Who Bombed Bangkok ATM

BANGKOK — From a petty crime perspective, it wasn't a bad plan: Blow up ATM, grab cash, run. And it was a successful one – depending on how many banknotes survived the blast.

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