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Tourist Police chief Maj. Gen. Surachet Hakpal, standing at center, at a Friday press briefing on Khaosan Road.

Police to Investigate ‘All Nigerians’ in Thailand

BANGKOK — Police on Friday said they will target all Nigerians in Thailand for investigation in a move a top human rights official warns could amount to illegal and discriminatory policing.

Woman Forced Off Bangkok Bus, Slapped for Allegedly Insulting Late King

BANGKOK — A woman passenger was slapped in the face after being accused of defaming the king and forced off a public bus Monday, an incident captured in a video posted online.

TV Host Loses Job, Charged With Assault in #GraabMyCar Road Rage Incident

BANGKOK — Police have charged an actor and talk show host with assault for punching a motorcyclist and dragging him to prostrate to his “dream car,” footage of which went viral over the weekend and cost him his job Monday.

Foreigners Arrested in Raid on Nana ‘Ethiopian Restaurant’

BANGKOK — More than 100 police, military, and anti-narcotics officers raided a six-story entertainment establishment on Soi Sukhumvit 3 early Friday morning where they arrested 55 foreign nationals.

The Overstay Raided, 11 Foreigners Arrested

BANGKOK — The proprietor of an underground nightlife venue was seeking bail Saturday after he and 10 other foreign nationals were arrested in an early morning raid by police and military.

Czech Arrested On Koh Tao After Overstaying Visa 6 Years

SURAT THANI — A european man was arrested and charged Monday with overstaying his visa for six years on Koh Tao. As part of a...

Bangkok Man Hangs Himself Via Facebook Live

BANGKOK — A man was found dead Tuesday after livestreaming his suicidal via Facebook Live.

Accusations Woman Harbors Ghost Escalate Into Forced Exorcism and Libel Complaint

BURIRAM — For spreading rumors a woman was possessed by a ghost, two residents in the northeast accused of libel Monday.
Pongsathorn Patint and Rajan Kaewkohlaba during their crime reenactment at a resort on Koh Phangan on March 20, 2020.

Two Thai Men Confess to Raping American Tourist on Koh Phangan

SURAT THANI — Police on Friday said two local men on a popular tourist island confessed to sexually assaulting a foreign tourist.
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.

Italian-Thai President Charged With Poaching Wild Animals

KANCHANABURI — A construction company mogul and three other men were charged Tuesday with poaching a leopard, panther and other wildlife in a sanctuary.

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