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Man Arrested for Half Moon Party Rape

KOH PHANGAN — A 33-year-old local man on an island best known for its beach parties was arrested on Monday evening for raping a foreign tourist, police said.

Woman Says Threatened For Sitting Through Royal Anthem

BANGKOK — A woman said a stranger assaulted her and threatened legal action after she failed to stand up for the royal anthem played before a movie.

Anti-Junta Activist Ekachai Assaulted at Court

BANGKOK — Pro-democracy activist Ekachai Hongkangwan was once again assaulted Monday morning, this time in front of the Bangkok Criminal Court.

Cop Removed From Duty for Stopping Judge at Checkpoint

BANGKOK — Junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha has joined in demanding justice for a policeman who was punished for stopping a judge at a checkpoint.

Top Hospital Sorry for Infecting Chemo Patient With HIV

BANGKOK — A leading private hospital in Bangkok admitted on Friday that one of its cancer patients was inadvertently infected with HIV during a blood transfusion.

Court Adds Jail Time for Jenphop’s Deadly Crash

AYUTTHAYA — The appeals court on Wednesday found a businessman guilty of killing two students in a car crash while under drug influence in 2016.

German Show Apologizes for Mocking Thai Royal Wedding

BANGKOK — A German TV show apologized on Tuesday night for lampooning the wedding ceremony of King Vajiralongkorn and Queen Suthida.

Cop Busted for Trading Drugs 5 Months Before Retirement

NAKHON PHANOM — A senior-ranking policeman’s career came to an ignominious end when he was caught in a drug bust on Tuesday, just five months before his scheduled retirement.

Officials Want to Import Japan’s Harsh Traffic Penalties

BANGKOK — The Ministry of Transport said on Tuesday officials are studying whether Japan’s tough penalties for traffic offenses can be imposed in Thailand.
A file photo of Jatupat “Pai Dao Din” in August 2017 with his parents at the military court in Khon Kaen.

‘Pai Dao Din’ and Yellowshirts Pardoned By King

BANGKOK — A prominent student activist in prison for lese-majeste was given a royal pardon Friday in the leadup to the King’s coronation. Jatupat “Pai...

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