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Saturday, July 11, 2020

Vocational Students Attack Wrong Guy, Slash His Face

SAMUT PRAKAN — Three of six vocational students suspected of slashing the face of a 20-year-old factory worker turned themselves into police Thursday morning.

Jenphop Jailed for Crash That Killed 2 Grad Students

AYUTTHAYA — The court on Wednesday convicted businessman Jenphop Viraporn for a car crash that killed two grad students a year ago.

Royal Imposter Wedding Crashers Charged Under 112

NAKHON PATHOM — In crisp government uniforms, they showed up at weddings bearing lovely gifts. Far from wedding crashers, they claimed to present tea sets and silk on behalf of the royal family. But then they wouldn’t leave – at least not empty handed.

Model Files Charges Against Woman Who Filmed Her Naked

BANGKOK — A woman caught having sex with another’s boyfriend and subsequently humiliated in a now-viral video has filed a criminal charge over the...

Rohingya Trafficking Verdicts Welcomed, But May Be ‘Tip of the Iceberg’

BANGKOK — Rights activists and a local Rohingya leader welcomed the heavy sentences handed down by the Criminal Court this past week to those involved in a massive human trafficking operation but said more needs to be done.

8 Years Since Last Thai Execution, Future of Death Penalty Uncertain

BANGKOK — Those campaigning for the abolition of the death penalty may take solace in the fact that no one has been executed for eight years. There have been no actual executions, but a senior government official said it’s simply impossible to predict when capital punishment will be abolished in Thailand.
Images from a post that circulated on Facebook last month presented as evidence Monday by the Technology Crime Suppression Division in Bangkok.

Future Forward Hit With More Legal Threats

BANGKOK — A deputy leader of the Future Forward Party was among those charged over sharing a likely bogus story about a top junta official spending 12,000 baht for a cup of coffee, police said Monday.

Pattaya Policeman Denies Raping, Extorting Bar Worker

PATTAYA — A policeman accused of ordering the extortion and rape of a bar worker in the resort town of Pattaya earlier this month said he had nothing to do with the crime, police said Monday.

Fugitive Red Bull Heir’s Passports Revoked

BANGKOK — The Ministry of Foreign affairs on Friday revoked the passport of Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, scion of Red Bull’s energy drink fortune.

Six More Arrests in Alleged Bangkok Terror Plot

BANGKOK — Police disclosed the arrests of six more people accused of plotting bomb attacks in Bangkok on Wednesday but had yet to say they were linked to southern separatists.





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