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Bad things happen to good people; good things happen to bad people.

A file photo of Pattaya City. Photo: Stanislav Baranov / Flickr

Jordanian Drowns Toddler in Pattaya to Punish Wife: Police

PATTAYA — A Jordanian man stands accused of murdering his own toddler by strapping him in a stroller and dumping him into the gulf off Pattaya, police said Tuesday.

Southern Separatists Blamed for 17 Bomb Attacks

BANGKOK — Deputy junta chairman Prawit Wongsuwan said Monday a suspect has been taken into custody in connection with yesterday’s bombing spree in the southern region.

Police Tight-Lipped After Bombs Rip Through South

BANGKOK — Police said an investigation is underway to find those responsible for a bombing spree that struck the southern region Sunday but declined to identify any suspects.

Cabbie Unapologetic After 1,800B-Fare Overcharge

BANGKOK — A taxi driver was fined Friday for charging two passengers 1,800 baht for a short drive from Mo Chit Bus Station to Pathum Thani province.

Future Forward Strikes Back Against Anti-Monarchy Claim

BANGKOK — Accused of defaming the monarchy by a royal descendant, the Future Forward Party hit back Wednesday with a pair of libel lawsuits, saying its reputation was at stake in the run-up to Election Day.
A Ground Pangolin in 2012 at the Madikwe Game Reserve in South Africa. Photo: David Brossard / Flickr

Police Intercept Pickup Packed With Pangolins On Way to China (Video)

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN — Police charged a man with animal trafficking after finding 76 pangolins in the back of his truck Saturday. Sompol Mekchai, 45,...
Jirawat Supawimol on Monday night at Sala Daeng Police Station.

Neighbor Turns in Dad After Savage Toddler Beating Caught on Tape

BANGKOK — A father was charged with child abuse after a neighbor posted a video allegedly showing him kicking and beating his 2-year-old son...
Images from a post that circulated on Facebook last month presented as evidence Monday by the Technology Crime Suppression Division in Bangkok.

Future Forward Hit With More Legal Threats

BANGKOK — A deputy leader of the Future Forward Party was among those charged over sharing a likely bogus story about a top junta official spending 12,000 baht for a cup of coffee, police said Monday.

Court Dismisses BTS Accessibility Lawsuit Against City Hall

BANGKOK — Commuters with disabilities received a major legal blow Monday as a court ruled City Hall did not violate their rights by not making the BTS Skytrain accessible within a court-order deadline.

Cops Kill Man Behind 7.2 Million Baht Heist

BANGKOK — A man who stole 7.2 million baht in a heist on an armored cash truck last month was killed in a shootout Monday morning, police said.





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