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Two Men Investigated for Possible Trafficking of 27 Burmese Muslims

NARATHIWAT — A man and his son were arrested early Friday morning for attempting to facilitate the smuggling of 27 Burmese Muslims to Malaysia.

Wildlife Officials Hunt Poachers Who Shared Kills on Facebook

BANGKOK — National park officials said Wednesday they are hunting for poachers who have been showing off their illegal kills and trading protecting species online.

Man Linked to Pedophilia in Thailand to Get Swiss Trial

GRUYERE, Switzerland — A Swiss man suspected of abusing more than 80 boys for over 20 years in Thailand will go on trial in Switzerland later this month, according to media reports.

Gambian Man Arrested With 422 Pieces of Smuggled Elephant Tusks

BANGKOK — Thai authorities have seized 422 pieces of elephant tusks and arrested a Gambian man suspected of smuggling the ivory, customs officials said Tuesday.

Anti-Torture Bill Not Quashed, Senior Justice Official Says

BANGKOK — A senior Justice Ministry official said the regime remains committed to enacting legislation against torture and enforced disappearance despite belief the bill died recently in a subcommittee.

Cousin Slays Cousin in Dispute Over Dhammakaya Abbot: Police

BUENG KAN — A man is accused of murdering his own cousin when an argument over the ongoing raid of a Buddhist sect exploded into violence Wednesday morning.

Snatch and Stash: Police Find Brit’s Trove of Stolen Goods on Phuket

PHUKET — A British man was arrested Friday on suspicion of preying on other foreign tourists to accumulate a hoard of stolen goods at his island residence.

Singer’s Illegal E-Payment App Fined 1.8M

BANGKOK — A celebrity and officers of his company were fined almost 2 million baht for illegally operating an e-payment application on Wednesday.

Tourist Touts, Khaosan Forgers Busted (Photos)

BANGKOK — Need a university degree? Want to buy some gems? There were 75 fewer forgers and touts asking those questions Wednesday after the crackdown pendulum once again swung in their direction.

Cambodia Acknowledges Arrest of Briton Wanted for Pattaya Murder

PHNOM PENH — A British man suspected of involvement in the gangland-style slaying of another Briton in the Thai resort town of Pattaya has...

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