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Several of the suspects are escorted May 3, 2016, by police to the criminal court.

Lesser Charges for 7 Accused of Killing Disabled Bread Vendor

BANGKOK — Seven people stabbed and killed Somkiat Srichan in broad daylight two months ago as he plead for mercy, yet when the day comes they go to trial, it will be for manslaughter and not premeditated murder.

Bangkok Officials Ready To Clean Tons Of Kratong

(6 November) The environmental agency of Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) says it is prepared to cope with tons of Kratongs that are expected to flood Chao Praya River on the upcoming Loy Kratong Festival.

King Strips Aide of Military Ranks, Royal Decorations

BANGKOK — An official working under His Majesty the King was fired Sunday for allegedly bringing damages to the royal household with his misconduct.
In this July 24, 2019, Techin “DJ Matoom” Ploypetch speaks to reporters during a promotional event at CentralWorld shopping mall in Bangkok.

No Charge Filed Over Celeb Party Virus Cluster, Despite Gov’t Orders

BANGKOK — Police on Thursday said charges have yet to be filed in the ongoing investigation into a celebrity’s birthday party responsible for one of the largest clusters of coronavirus infections in the recent outbreak.

Bangkok Bombers Not in Malaysian Custody, Deputy Police Chief Rules

BANGKOK — Malaysian authorities have not arrested the two bombers behind the bomb attack that killed 20 people in Bangkok last month, said Thailand’s deputy police chief, who reportedly flew to Malaysia without his boss’ knowledge.
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Taxi Driver Jailed For Steel Pipe Road Rage Assault

BANGKOK — A taxi driver was charged Wednesday morning with assault for allegedly beating another motorist with a steel pipe.

300-Year Old Temple ‘Renovated’ with Floor Tiles

SAMUT PRAKAN — Netizens were left aghast at a “renovation” project that saw a 300-year old Buddhist temple in Samut Prakan refitted with an aluminium roof and floor tiles.

Surreal Video of Grandma Slapping Student to Christmas Carols Goes Viral

SAMUT PRAKAN — A video making its rounds on Twitter and Facebook shows a brawl between an elderly woman and a student on school grounds.
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...

Fake Bomb Left at Suvarnabhumi an Attempt to Create Panic, Police say

BANGKOK — Suvarnabhumi Airport Police said a suspicious device discovered there Thursday evening was not a bomb.

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