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Monday, September 16, 2019

Passenger-Abusing Taxi Driver Has Outstanding Warrant for Theft

BANGKOK — More outrageous tales of taxi mania emerged Thursday about a driver whose sudden online infamy has drawn more anecdotes of abuse from her past passengers – including an outstanding arrest warrant.

Cops Suspended After Soldiers Raid Bangkok Gambling Den

BANGKOK — Four top officers at the Phra Khanong Police Station were moved to inactive posts Monday after the military raided a gambling den operating in their midst.

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.

Ambushed by Bomb and Gunfire, 2 Volunteer Soldiers Killed in Yala

YALA — Two paramilitary volunteers on patrol duty were killed in a bomb and gun attack in the Krong Pinang district of Yala province Tuesday afternoon.

Illegal Clinic Owner to Be Charged in Death of Transwoman

LAMPANG — Public health officials in Lampang province were preparing to file charges Tuesday against an unlicensed beauty clinic which conducted a breast augmentation on a young transgender woman who died the next day.

Ex-Maxim Model Arrested for Shoplifting at Emporium

A former model may be charged with both theft and drug use after she was caught stealing a dress from from the Emporium shopping mall, police said Friday.

Teen Says He Stabbed Engineer to Death for His Motorbike

BANGKOK — Two weeks after he was seen stabbing a man to death on a busy Lat Phrao district street, the confessed murderer said he just wanted to take his motorcycle.

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.

75 Foreigners Arrested in Soi Cowboy Crackdown

BANGKOK — More than 70 foreigners were arrested early Wednesday morning after police raided a red light district in the capital.
Karen activists on Sept. 4, 2019 at Mida Hotel in Nonthaburi.

Karen Activists Demand Justice For Billy

NONTHABURI — Karen activists are demanding authorities secure justice for the murder of a prominent community rights activist, who went missing for five years until...





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