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Dads Beware! Smoking At Home Banned From August

BANGKOK — Smoking at home will be considered “family violence” and punishable under a new law effective August. The Director General of the Women’s Affairs...
Pramuk Wichiandilokkun being escorted to Bangna Police Station on June 20.

War of the Wins: Two Moto Drivers Arrested for Fatal Gunfight

BANGKOK — Two members of a motorcycle taxi stand have been arrested on suspicion of being involved in a deadly street skirmish with a...

Police Charge Radioactive ‘Energy Card’ MLM With Fraud

KHON KAEN — Police have levelled fraud charges against the operators behind a multi-level marketing scheme selling radioactive cards which claim to heal diseases.
Police raided Natthaphol’s house, which doubled as a cadet prep school on June 18.

Cadet Prep School Owner Arrested Over Death of Student

NAKHON SAWAN — The owner of a school that prepares students for military academy entrance examinations was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of colluding...

4,500+ Baby Turtles Seized From Smuggler Crossing Thai-Myanmar Border

TAK — Under heavy rain, police waved over Sanchai Tongkapurana’s van at a checkpoint near the Thai-Myanmar border. Inside: legal Myanmar migrants. But in the trunk: thousands of baby turtles.
In this June 15, 2019, photo released by Crime Suppression Division, Italian Francesco Galdeli, center, is detained by Thai police officers at a house in Chonburi. Photo: Crime Suppression Division of Thailand via AP

Thais Arrest Italian Convicted in George Clooney Fraud Case

BANGKOK — Thai police said they have arrested an Italian man wanted in his home country after he fled a jail sentence handed down...

Kamnan Poh, ‘Godfather of Chonburi,’ Dies at 82

CHONBURI — One of the most politically, economically and criminally influential men in Thailand’s east passed away on Monday. Somchai Khunpluem, better known as Kamnan...

The ‘Energy Card’ MLM Scamming Isaan Elderly

KHON KAEN — Stick ‘em in your pants, in a glass of water, or on appliances – this magic card will heal all your...
An updated photo of Gen. Preecha Chan-ocha and Phongphan Chan-ocha.

Lawyer Accuses Prayuth’s Brother, Sister-in-Law of 112 for Sitting on Throne-like Chairs

BANGKOK — A lawyer has accused junta leader Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha’s brother and sister-in-law of committing lese majeste by imitating royalty in photos spread...
Premchai Karnasuta exits the Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Case Region VII court on June 11, 2019.

Premchai Sentenced to Jail for Bribery in Black Panther Case

SAMUT SONGKHRAM — A construction tycoon was sentenced to a year in prison for bribery in a high-profile case involving the hunting of a...

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