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A still from CCTV footage showing Rachadech Wongtabutr carrying Thitima’s unconscious body up the elevator at his condominium on Sept. 16. Photo: Thitima Noraphanpiphat / Facebook

Autopsy Says ‘Abducted’ Model May Have Been Raped

BANGKOK — Ten people have been questioned in connection to the suspected abduction and sexual assault of a promotional model, who was found dead...
Karen activists on Sept. 4, 2019 at Mida Hotel in Nonthaburi.

Karen Activists Demand Justice For Billy

NONTHABURI — Karen activists are demanding authorities secure justice for the murder of a prominent community rights activist, who went missing for five years until...
Left: Wat Muang Doo as of Sept. 2, 2019 in Buriram. Right: Sa-nga Wongmuang.

Abbot Raped Teen for Five Years, Refuses to Exit Monkhood

BURIRAM — An abbot who confessed to serially raping a teenager over a period of five years until she fell pregnant is refusing to...
Porlajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen poses with his wife and child. Photo: Courtesy of his family

Bones at Nat’l Park Belong to Missing Karen Activist: DSI

BANGKOK — The Department of Special Investigation said Tuesday that bone fragments of a Karen community rights activist missing since 2014 have been found. At a...
Muhammad Ilham Saeed being escorted by police commandos to Crime Suppression Division headquarters on Sept. 2.

Third Bangkok Bombing Suspect Arrested

BANGKOK — Another suspect has been arrested in connection to bomb attacks that rocked the capital on Aug. 2. Muhammad Ilham Saeed, 28, was flown...
A photo dated April 5, 2016 of Suppatra Tansuvit. Photo: Benjamin Lumanlan / NemesisRacing.com

Thai Ex-Model Arrested in LA For Identity Theft

LOS ANGELES — A Thai woman and her American boyfriend have been arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of identity theft and evading the...
Starving Great Danes on Aug. 19, 2019 at a farm with their owner in Pathum Thani. Photo: Watchdog Thailand / Facebook

Palace Helps Rescue 13 Great Danes from Starvation

PATHUM THANI — A palace aide sent by King Rama X helped to transport 13 starving Great Danes rescued by an animal welfare organization to a hospital Wednesday.
Wildun Maha and Luai Sae-ngae being escorted by police on Aug. 13.

Witnesses Testify Against Bangkok Bombing Suspect

BANGKOK — Witnesses testified Wednesday against one of the two men accused by authorities of planting explosive devices in front of the Royal Thai Police...
Left, Poomjai “DJ Poom” Tangsanga holds a fish captured in Mu Koh Chumphon National Park, in a video he posted in August 2018. Right, a park ranger holds a printed screenshot of the video at the same spot in the park, in a photo posted on Aug. 13, 2019.

Park Rangers Report DJ to Police for Fishing in National Park

CHUMPHON — Police are awaiting additional evidence Wednesday from park officials who reported a DJ for fishing in a national park. Park rangers on Tuesday...
Screenshot from a now-deleted video showing wheelie maneuver on Na Phra Lan Road on Sunday, left and center in circles. The teen when he was arrested on Tuesday, right.

16-Year-Old Dek Van Arrested for Wheelie at Wat Phra Kaew

BANGKOK — A 16-year-old dek van motorcycle street racer was arrested on Tuesday for doing wheelies in front of Wat Phra Kaew on the...



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