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Police Arrest S Korean Human Trafficking Suspect

BANGKOK — Law enforcement officials announced Friday they have arrested a South Korean man suspected of involvement in trafficking of Thai women into South Korea's sex industry.

Official Eyes Martial Law as Deep South Attacks Intensify

SONGKHLA — In the aftermath of a truck robbery in which one hostage and one suspect were killed, an official on Friday floated the idea of reintroducing martial law in the southern provinces.

Fire Breaks Out in CentralWorld Restaurant

BANGKOK — A fire broke out at noon on Saturday at a restaurant in CentralWorld, sending smoke pouring into the interior of the mall.

Truck Bomb Ring is New Generation of Militants: Officials

PATTANI — The suspected armed militants who stole five trucks and killed one of four hostages taken were identified by officials Friday as belonging to a new generation of the long-running southern separatist movement.

8 Youths Charged With Insulting Monarchy For Allegedly Burning Portraits

BANGKOK — At least eight people have been charged with insulting the monarchy for allegedly burning portraits of members of the royal family, a...

Deep Scars Remain Two Years After Bangkok Shrine Bombing

Top: Images show the aftermath at the Erawan Shrine soon after the blast at 6:55pm on Aug. 17, 2015 and recent photos of four...

Hostage Dies, Stolen Truck Explodes at Police Station

PATTANI — One of five vehicles stolen the day before in a brazen raid exploded early Thursday morning at a police station in Pattani province after a hostage taken by the gunmen was shot to death.

Boss Red Bull’s Family Cloaks Assets With Offshore Deals

The Bangkok billionaire family that co-founded Red Bull, the world's leading energy drink, uses offshore companies to cloak purchases of jets and luxury properties, including the posh London home where the clan's fugitive son was last seen.

Hunt on After Trucks Stolen, Staff Killed at Deep South Dealership

SONGKHLA — Police are hunting a group of men who raided a car dealership, shot at least one employee to death, kidnapped others and stole five vehicles Wednesday morning.

Funky Building is Architecture, Not ‘Crooked’ and Collapsing: Officials

BANGKOK — Worries that a building being built downtown was at risk of collapsing were laid to rest Tuesday by local officials who explained it was just designed to look that way.

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