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14 Arrested in More Raids Targeting ‘Black People’

BANGKOK — Fourteen people were arrested Saturday evening as raids targeting a specific racial group continued across Bangkok. Sweeps for people of African origin were...

52 Arrested in Bangkok Raid Targeting ‘Black People’

BANGKOK — Fifty-two people were arrested early Monday morning in Bangkok in a police raid targeting only black foreign nationals. A search in 10 areas...

8 Years Since Last Thai Execution, Future of Death Penalty Uncertain

BANGKOK — Those campaigning for the abolition of the death penalty may take solace in the fact that no one has been executed for eight years. There have been no actual executions, but a senior government official said it’s simply impossible to predict when capital punishment will be abolished in Thailand.

More Arrests Sought in 197 Million Yen Heist

BANGKOK — Five men accused of stealing a large amount of Japanese currency from two businessmen were taken to a parking lot Friday morning where they led police through a ritual “re-enactment” of their alleged crime.

4 Arrested in 197 Million Yen Robbery Case

BANGKOK — Four suspects were arrested Thursday in connection with the robbery of two businessmen who were beaten and mugged of 197 million yen, police said.

Jai Yen Na: Case of Japanese Cash Heist Not Difficult, Police Say

BANGKOK — Police said Wednesday a case involving two businessmen mugged for over 197 million yen Monday would be easily solved. Investigators Wednesday were reviewing...

Thief Holds Up Jewelry Merchants for 197 Million Yen: Police

BANGKOK — Two businessmen were mugged of over 197 million yen during an armed robbery in the parking lot of a condominium in the Chatuchak district, police said Tuesday.

Polish ATM Bomber Foiled by Love of Custard Buns: Police

BANGKOK — A Polish national accused of blowing up an ATM with a kitchen gas cannister was betrayed by his love for 7-Eleven bread snacks, police said Wednesday.

Polish Man Blew Up Bangkok ATM With Cooking Gas Tank: Police

BANGKOK — A Polish man was accused of blowing up an ATM earlier this month in eastern Bangkok used a novel method to prize the cash from the machine, the national police chief said Wednesday.

Fever of Online Gossip Puts Anchorwoman on Knife’s Edge

BANGKOK — A partial reflection in a dinner knife, a months-old zebra photo and a lot of innuendo were enough for virtual Thailand to pin a scarlet letter of shame on a television news reporter.

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