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Thursday, April 25, 2019

Art on Trial: The Wolf Bride

BANGKOK — In hindsight, Pronthip “Kolf” Mankong says the play for which she spent two years behind bars wasn’t particularly good. In terms of artistic expression, she’s not proud of “The Wolf Bride,” the 2013 student production for which she was convicted of insulting the Royal Family.
Premchai Karnasuta, far left, sits in the campsite where he was found on Feb. 5 with the remains of a leopard, panther and other wildlife in the Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary in Kanchanaburi province.

Attorney General to Seek 3 Million Baht From Premchai

BANGKOK — The attorney general Monday will seek to punish accused wildlife poacher Premchai Karnasuta with a 3 million baht fine after signing off on six criminal complaints related to alleged poaching in a wildlife sanctuary.
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Murder at 7-Eleven: Man Shoots Woman in Crowded Convenience Store (Video)

BANGKOK — It was a most harrowing evening at 7-Eleven when a customer was shot as she picked out goods from the shelves.

Woman Fined For Calling 191 Dozens of Times Daily – For 3 Years

CHIANG MAI — A woman was charged with causing a disturbance Monday by calling emergency services more than 1,000 times over the course of three years because she was lonely.

Christmas Day Attacks Leave Parts of South in Darkness

YALA — Several communities in southern Thailand spent Christmas Day in the dark after vandals bombed utility poles, torched phone boxes and damaged other property.

Woman Says She Lied About Taxi Attack For Money

BANGKOK — A 20-year-old woman said Sunday she had filed a false sexual assault complaint against a taxi driver because she needed money.

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.

Prachuap Police Vow Action After Moroccan and Italian Beaten and Robbed

PRACHUAP KHIRI KHAN — Police said today they will soon make arrests of three suspects believed responsible for an attack on two foreign men whose motorbike had run out of fuel near a national park in Prachuap Khiri Khan province.

Guy Assaults Women After Failing to Get Phone Number

BANGKOK — Failing to get the woman’s number led to a fight that cost a man 10,000 baht Sunday.
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Self-Defense or Not, Many Okay With Man Killing Teen

BANGKOK —A 50-year-old engineer who shot a 17-year-old student dead over a parking conflict begged out of a planned meeting with the authorities Friday. Suthep...

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