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Crime, Courts, Calamity

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Prosecutors Postpone Future Forward’s Cybercrime Case

BANGKOK — Prosecutors on Tuesday postponed the decision on whether to indict Future Forward Party leaders involved in a cybercrime case.

Police: 490 Foreigners Arrested in March to Make Election Safe

BANGKOK — Immigration police said early Friday they had arrested almost 500 foreigners this month as part of an operation to improve election security. Immigration...
Premchai Karnasuta arrives Tuesday at the Thong Pha Phum Provincial Court in Kanchanaburi province.

Black Panther Verdict: Premchai Sentenced to 16 Months in Jail

KANCHANABURI — A powerful construction tycoon was convicted of several crimes related to a high-profile poaching case last year in a national park but acquitted of the most serious count, a court ruled Tuesday.

Phi Phi Police Arrest 1 in Attack on Jacked US Samaritan

KRABI — A suspect was being questioned by police Friday for allegedly attacking an American tourist who intervened in a purse theft on a Koh Phi Phi beach.

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...

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.
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Monks Injured in Bangkok Temple Fire

BANGKOK — A fire broke out late last night in a temple in the capital’s southwest, leaving several of its monks injured. Firefighters managed to...

Students Affected by School Raid to Retake Test Next Week

BANGKOK — Nearly 250 students whose national examinations were interrupted when a group of temple goers vandalized their school, will be able retake their tests next week, the exam board said Monday.





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