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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...

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.

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.

Report a Public Misdeed, Get Paid Half The Fine

BANGKOK — The city’s good samaritans will now receive cash rewards for reporting public misdeeds, as per a law passed Friday.

Cops Reject Gun-Brandishing Soldier’s Plea for Forgiveness

AMNAT CHAROEN — Police said Monday they would not drop legal proceedings against an air force officer who pulled a gun on a rock star as he performed on stage last week.

Khaosod English Reporter Charged With Sedition, Computer Crimes

BANGKOK — A reporter accused of sedition met with police Tuesday to hear the details of the charges against him.

DSI Custody Death Was Foul Play, Not Suicide: Court

BANGKOK — Thailand’s special investigations agency said Sunday it has ordered a disciplinary probe into four staff members after a court ruled that a...

Chula Admin Apologizes for Student Put in Chokehold

BANGKOK — Chulalongkorn University’s vice president of student affairs apologized Friday for a professor who put a student in a chokehold during the school’s annual freshmen initiation ceremony.

College Shut Down After Student Murdered Outside MBK

BANGKOK — Police said Thursday they were looking for up to three suspects who stabbed a student from a rival college to death in downtown Bangkok.

Thai Monarchy Critic in Exile Reportedly ‘Disappeared,’ Junta Denies Knowledge

BANGKOK — Deputy junta leader Gen. Prawit Wongsuwan on Monday denied having any knowledge about the possible abduction or forced disappearance of a well-known anti-monarchy fugitive who had been living in Laos.

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