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Bad things happen to good people; good things happen to bad people.

‘Deceased’ Convicted Murderer Found Alive and Well



BANGKOK — A 72-year-old woman turned herself in to police Tuesday after allegedly faking her own death to escape the death penalty.
Police question David Kulik about a suspected cannabis export operation as they take him into custody Monday. Image: Matichon

Brit, Canadian Linked to Massive Thai Cannabis Export Operation

BANGKOK — The police sent a strong reminder Thursday that weed in any form remains illegal by announcing the arrest of four men, including a Brit and Canadian, suspected of exporting cannabis oil on an industrial scale.

Man Evades Army Rangers, Robs 7-11 During Curfew

BANGKOK — Police are searching for a suspect who reportedly robbed a convenience store only yards away from a unit of Army Rangers during curfew hours early yesterday morning.

Pro-Election Faction Cheered By Lotto Result

(17 January) Some supporters of 2 February election have welcomed the result of the latest lottery draw.

Activists Hope Constitutional Court Affirms Right to Campaign

BANGKOK — The leader of 100 academics and activists who petitioned the Constitutional Court over a law which criminalized campaigning in the run-up to the charter referendum gives even odds the court will roll it back when it rules on its constitutionality on Wednesday.

A Russian On Motorbike Crashes Into A Car In Phuket

A motorbike accident near Kuan Wijit Bungalow, Viset Road, Moo 7, Rawai Subdistrict, Muang District, Phuket Province, left a Russian guy with serious injuries...

Buriram Man Confesses to Raping Girl as ‘Punishment for Theft’

BURIRAM — Police said Wednesday a man who raped a 14-year-old girl is out on bail and not considered a flight risk, though the victim’s family complained that the investigation didn’t proceed fast enough.

Soldier Arrested for Mugging Foreign Tourists

SUKHOTHAI — A soldier with a taste for French bags has been arrested in Sukhothai province for mugging tourists.
Petty Officer 1st Class Bayroot Pakbara.

Thai SEAL Dies of Blood Infection a Year After Cave Rescue

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai navy SEAL who was part of the dramatic rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave has died of a blood infection contracted during the risky operation, the Royal Thai Navy said.

Man Busted for Selling Eagles Online in Samut Prakan

SAMUT PRAKARN — A man was arrested and charged with possession and illegal sale of protected bird species Saturday, park officials said Monday.

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