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Crime, Courts, Calamity

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

‘Facebook Prophet’ Denies He Authored Online Augury

BANGKOK — The man behind a Facebook post that purportedly predicted the deadly bombing in central Bangkok four days in advance met with police today to affirm his innocence in the plot.

Blackout Plunges the North Into an Hour of Chaos

CHIANG RAI — Just when the northern region was enduring a wave of summer heat, a massive electrical failure occurred Tuesday morning, affecting four provinces including Thailand’s second largest city.

‘I Didn’t Intend to Hurt Anyone,’ Hospital Bombing Suspect Says

BANGKOK — A 61-year-old man who reportedly confessed to carrying out a bomb attack at an army-owned hospital said Tuesday he’s sorry for his action and apologized to his victims.

Assassins Gun Down Shaman, Lucky Numbers Blamed

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT — Chaiyuth Phetsringen had an uncanny ability to divine winning numbers, according to locals in the southern province of Nakhon Si Thammarat. So good was the 41-year-old shaman at foretelling winning digits, it might have killed him.

‘Sonca Storm’ Floods Sink Northeastern Towns

SAKON NAKHON — A number of residential areas in the northeastern region were hit by flash floods Frida as a result of a tropical storm blowing from South China Sea.

Shop Owner Puts Bounty on Thief Who Stole Her Antique Sign

KALASIN — Police in the northeastern province of Kalasin are looking for whoever stole a shop’s century-old sign after its owner offered 10,000 baht reward.

Health Ministry Grapples With Sexual Harassment

BANGKOK — A probe into a high-profile sexual assault complaint at the Ministry of Public Health will likely be completed by next week, an official said Thursday.

Briton Dies In Pattaya During Thai Massage

CHONBURI - A British man died of heart attack as he was receiving a Thai traditional massage in the resort town of Pattaya yesterday, police say.

Writer Gets Suspended Sentence For Lese Majeste

(17 February) The Supreme Court found a 73 year old writer guilty of insulting the monarchy and handed him a suspended sentence of three years in prison.

Shots Fired At Downtown BKK's Technical College

BANGKOK — Police are on the alert after shots were fired at a technical college in Bangkok's financial district, which police suspect to be an instance of gang warfare.

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