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Muhammad Ilham Saeed being escorted by police commandos to Crime Suppression Division headquarters on Sept. 2.

Third Bangkok Bombing Suspect Arrested

BANGKOK — Another suspect has been arrested in connection to bomb attacks that rocked the capital on Aug. 2. Muhammad Ilham Saeed, 28, was flown...
A photo dated April 5, 2016 of Suppatra Tansuvit. Photo: Benjamin Lumanlan / NemesisRacing.com

Thai Ex-Model Arrested in LA For Identity Theft

LOS ANGELES — A Thai woman and her American boyfriend have been arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of identity theft and evading the...
Starving Great Danes on Aug. 19, 2019 at a farm with their owner in Pathum Thani. Photo: Watchdog Thailand / Facebook

Palace Helps Rescue 13 Great Danes from Starvation

PATHUM THANI — A palace aide sent by King Rama X helped to transport 13 starving Great Danes rescued by an animal welfare organization to a hospital Wednesday.
Wildun Maha and Luai Sae-ngae being escorted by police on Aug. 13.

Witnesses Testify Against Bangkok Bombing Suspect

BANGKOK — Witnesses testified Wednesday against one of the two men accused by authorities of planting explosive devices in front of the Royal Thai Police...
Left, Poomjai “DJ Poom” Tangsanga holds a fish captured in Mu Koh Chumphon National Park, in a video he posted in August 2018. Right, a park ranger holds a printed screenshot of the video at the same spot in the park, in a photo posted on Aug. 13, 2019.

Park Rangers Report DJ to Police for Fishing in National Park

CHUMPHON — Police are awaiting additional evidence Wednesday from park officials who reported a DJ for fishing in a national park. Park rangers on Tuesday...
Screenshot from a now-deleted video showing wheelie maneuver on Na Phra Lan Road on Sunday, left and center in circles. The teen when he was arrested on Tuesday, right.

16-Year-Old Dek Van Arrested for Wheelie at Wat Phra Kaew

BANGKOK — A 16-year-old dek van motorcycle street racer was arrested on Tuesday for doing wheelies in front of Wat Phra Kaew on the...
Officials inspect some of the 217 pangolins seized on February 2016 in Ratchaburi. Photo: Matichon. Right, Four pangolins are seized on June 2018 at the Thai-Lao border in Chiang Rai.

Southeast Asia a Hub of Illegal Wildlife and Timber Trade: UN

BANGKOK — Despite a continued crackdown on perpetrators, Southeast Asia is becoming an even more prominent hub of illegal wildlife and timber trade, a...
Pantadon Boonklong’s coffin is lowered into his grave on July 22, 2019.

16-Year-Old Beaten to Death in SOTUS Hazing: Activists

BANGKOK — A teenager died from a heart attack due to injuries sustained from his hazing activities, an activist said Monday.
ICU Ward at Pattani Hospital.

Suspected Insurgent in Coma After Army Detention

PATTANI — A suspected insurgent has fallen into a coma after being taken to a military base for interrogation on Sunday. Abdullah Isomuso, 32, was...
Police with a haul of 14,000 pills of yaa baa or meth and almost 400 kilograms of yaa ice seized June 24, 2019 in Nakhon Pathom.

‘Yaa Baa’ Flooding SEA and Beyond Despite Crackdown: UN

BANGKOK — Despite authorities cracking down on methamphetamine in Thailand and Southeast Asia, efforts have failed to arrest the trade’s big players, a recent UN report says.

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