BANGKOK — Interior Minister Gen. Anupong Paochinda on Tuesday denied that this year’s apparent rise in road fatalities during Songkran were caused by a lack of police diligence at traffic checkpoints.
BANGKOK — Thirty-nine people were killed on the first day of what have come to be known as the “seven dangerous days” of Songkran. Drunk driving was the biggest culprit.
TAK — At least six foreign laborers died when a bus left a mountain road early Monday morning in the northeastern province of Tak.
BANGKOK — An apartment fire that killed three people early Tuesday was caused by old wiring, officials said.
BANGKOK — Three people were killed early Tuesday when fire broke out inside an apartment in the Ratchathewi area.
BANGKOK — An elderly scavenger kicked unconscious earlier this month died Thursday night, leading police to upgrade charges against the man who assaulted him.
BANGKOK — Netizens on Monday had raised almost 1 million baht for an 82-year-old garbage picker recovering in hospital after being beaten senseless.
NAKHON RATCHASIMA — The driver of a tour bus that crashed and killed 18 passengers confessed to being high on meth at the time, police said Friday.
NAKHON RATCHASIMA — The families of those killed in a bus crash trickled in to retrieve their loved ones’ bodies Thursday as footage spread of passengers having fun before the deadly wreck.
BANGKOK — A man was charged with assault Wednesday night for kicking an 82-year-old garbage picker senseless earlier this week.