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Pattaya Police Arrest Alleged Russian Mafiosos

PATTAYA — Police in Pattaya Monday took credit Monday for taking a major Russian mafia figure and 13 other foreign criminals, including an AIDS-infected heroin smuggler, off the streets during the past month.

Six Charged in Largest Known Single-Day Lese Majeste Crackdown

BANGKOK — Six people were charged with insulting the monarchy and violating the Computer Crime Act on Wednesday in what is believed to be the most lese majeste charges filed in a single day.

Many Complaints, Few Results from Thai Anti-Graft Agency

BANGKOK — When someone found documents online showing officials bought Government House microphones for 140,000 baht each, he took his complaint to the National Anti-Corruption Commission, or NACC.

Key Witness of 2010 Temple Shooting Detained Under 112 Charge

BANGKOK — Immediately after Nattathida Meewangpla stepped out of the prison Monday night where she spent two years on suspicion of being accessory to a terror plot, she was taken into custody on a charge of royal defamation.

After Taiwan Stop, Fugitive Red Bull Heir’s Path a Mystery

BANGKOK — With the clock about to run out on a hit-and-run charge, the whereabouts of an heir to the Red Bull energy-drink empire...

Three Killed in Two Successive Pattani Shootings

PATTANI — Two shootings occurred Tuesday morning in the southern border province of Pattani killing three people.

Police Close Chiang Mai Hotel Linked to Celeb

CHIANG MAI — Another Chiang Mai establishment was ordered closed Monday afternoon following an earlier conflict over the use of a washroom at a bar between four television actors and the son of a regional army commander.

Koh Phangan Bar Busted for Selling Shrooms, Laughing Gas

SURAT THANI — A bar on Koh Phangan was raided early Tuesday morning for selling drinks mixed with psilocybin mushrooms and nitrous oxide, or laughing gas.

Parasail Operator Behind Death of Aussie Was Unlicenced

PHUKET — Police on Thursday said operators of the service used by an Australian tourist who died after falling from a parasail on Wednesday were not officially certified.

4,500+ Baby Turtles Seized From Smuggler Crossing Thai-Myanmar Border

TAK — Under heavy rain, police waved over Sanchai Tongkapurana’s van at a checkpoint near the Thai-Myanmar border. Inside: legal Myanmar migrants. But in the trunk: thousands of baby turtles.

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