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Superstar Cop ‘Big Joke’ on His Rise and Plans for Expats, Visas

BANGKOK — The announcement that Thailand’s best-known police officer had arrived sent gasps of shock across a news conference at Royal Thai Police headquarters. “Whoa,...
Maj. Gen. Surachate Hakparn, immigration chief, on Monday shows evidence seized from an Iranian man accused of tricking Japanese tourists to smuggle drugs during a press briefing in Bangkok.

Iranian Drug Gang Targets Japanese Tourists as Mules: Police

BANGKOK — An Iranian man was arrested in Bangkok and accused of being involved in an international crime ring tricking Japanese tourists to smuggle drugs into Asian and European countries, police said Monday.

Nott My Fault: #GraabMyCar Celeb Sorry About Prosecution

BANGKOK — The Mini Cooper-driving celeb who forced a motorcyclist to kowtow to his car made it clear Monday it was not his fault police were pursuing a case against the man.

Another Nigerian ‘Romance Scammer’ Arrested in Bangkok

BANGKOK — A Nigerian man was arrested Friday for deceiving women into transferring him money as a part of a romance scam.

Machetes, Knives and Sticks Taken Up in Bangkok Street Fracas (Video)

SAMUT PRAKAN — Police are looking for a group of knife-wielding men who brawled in a road in southern metro Bangkok Friday evening.

YouTube Inspires Laotian Man to Rob Bank With Fake Gun

BANGKOK — A 26-year-old Laotian man was arrested Monday evening after he robbed almost 300,000 baht from an unguarded bank using a toy gun.

Hong Kong Model’s In-laws Face Charges in Grisly Killing

HONG KONG (AP) — Police in Hong Kong filed murder charges against the former in-laws of a model, days after her body parts were...

Cousin Slays Cousin in Dispute Over Dhammakaya Abbot: Police

BUENG KAN — A man is accused of murdering his own cousin when an argument over the ongoing raid of a Buddhist sect exploded into violence Wednesday morning.

Tokyo Court Orders Retrial of 1966 Quadruple Murder Case

TOKYO - A Tokyo court decided Monday to grant a retrial to a former professional boxer who was sentenced to death over a 1966...
Pantadon Boonklong’s coffin is lowered into his grave on July 22, 2019.

16-Year-Old Beaten to Death in SOTUS Hazing: Activists

BANGKOK — A teenager died from a heart attack due to injuries sustained from his hazing activities, an activist said Monday.


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