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Saturday, January 28, 2023

52 Arrested in Bangkok Raid Targeting ‘Black People’

BANGKOK — Fifty-two people were arrested early Monday morning in Bangkok in a police raid targeting only black foreign nationals. A search in 10 areas...
Some of the 39 people charged with violating a public assembly law by rallying too close to a royal palace appeared Friday morning in Bangkok.

Police Will Seek Immediate Jailing of #MBK39

BANGKOK — Anti-junta protesters Friday asked police to delay reading charges against them after learning they would immediately be taken to court and possibly ...

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.

35 Foreigners Arrested In This Week’s ‘X-Ray Outlaw’ Raid

BANGKOK — Dozens of foreigners were arrested early Wednesday when authorities raided 62 areas including schools and hotels nationwide.

Watch Dramatic Police Raid to Capture Renegade Monk (Video)

NAKHON PATHOM — Officers trundle into a cabin on a temple’s grounds at the crack of dawn, guns mounted and flashlights shining. When no one responds to their knocks, they sledgehammer two doors and catch a monk sleeping under a mosquito net.

Thailand Sentences Australian to Death for Drug Killing

PATTAYA — A court has sentenced an Australian man to death for the murder of a countryman who was an alleged confederate in a drug smuggling gang.

More Arrests Sought in 197 Million Yen Heist

BANGKOK — Five men accused of stealing a large amount of Japanese currency from two businessmen were taken to a parking lot Friday morning where they led police through a ritual “re-enactment” of their alleged crime.

Prosecutors Drop 5 Charges Against Premchai

BANGKOK — Nearly half of the charges filed against a powerful mogul accused of poaching protected wildlife in a sanctuary were dropped Wednesday.

Jenphop Granted Bail After Being Sentenced for Killing 2 Grad Students

AYUTTHAYA — The court on Wednesday granted businessman Jenphop Viraporn bail for a car crash that killed two grad students a year ago after earlier sentencing him to two and a half years in prison.

Belarus Model Arrested for Sex Seminar Pleads Guilty in Court

PATTAYA — A model from Belarus who claimed last year that she had evidence of Russian involvement in helping elect Donald Trump president pleaded guilty Tuesday in a Thai court in a case related to holding a sex training seminar and will be deported.



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