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Police Arrest 3 French in Killing of Another on Samui

KOH SAMUI — Police in Thailand have arrested three Frenchmen in connection with the killing of one of their countrymen on the southern resort island of Samui.

Farmer Recounts How Serial Bride Made Off With His Money, Truck and Heart

PHETCHABUN — Looking back, farmer Pairat Pungsook realized something wasn’t quite right with his wedding.

Bombings Won’t Stall Peace Talks, Army Says

BANGKOK — Despite the recent coordinated attacks across seven southern provinces, the Royal Thai Army says it is committed to a peace dialogue with the separatist movement thought by many to be behind the attacks.

24-Year-Old Steals Phone Cables to 'Support Girlfriends'

CHAIYAPHUM – A 24-year-old man is under arrest for allegedly stealing copper from telephone cables in Chaiyaphum province and selling it for at least 60,000 baht - which he said was necessary to support his numerous girlfriends.

Hundreds of Motorcycles Briefly Block Bridge

BANGKOK — Hundreds gathered on Bhumibol Bridge yesterday evening for a two-wheel protest against a new ban on riding across the bridge and dozens of other spans in the capital.

Bangkok Cabbie Arrested for Attempting to Rape Passenger

By Teeranai Charuvastra
Staff Reporter

NONTHABURI — A taxi driver was arrested and accused of robbing and attempting to rape a passenger in northern Bangkok during the Songkran holiday last week, Nonthaburi police announced today.

Truck-Smashing Aunties Get Lenient Sentence

BANGKOK — A court on Thursday handed down probation to two women whose axe attack on a pickup truck blocking their mansion won widespread sympathy.
Students at Siyanusorn School on Dec. 11, 2019.

School Bans Bangs to Prevent Girls From Copying ‘K Pop Hairstyle’

CHANTHABURI — Director of a school in the eastern region on Wednesday defended his decision to ban schoolgirls from wearing fringes, despite protests from students and education campaigners.

Fresh Warrant Issued for Suspected Phang Nga Market Bomber

SURAT THANI — A seventh warrant was issued Thursday in connection with the spree of bomb and fire attacks during Mother’s Day holiday, while elsewhere the only suspect arrested so far denied all charges against him.

Thai Police Arrest Fugitive Indian Bomber

CHONBURI — Police in Chonburi province have arrested an Indian national who was convicted in India for a bombing that killed a top politician and seventeen others in 1995.



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