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Football Association of Thailand President Somyot Poompanmuang gives a wai after a press conference in November in Bangkok. Photo: Sakchai Lalit / Associated Press

12 Arrested in Thai Footie League Match-Fixing Investigation

BANGKOK — Football Association of Thailand president Somyot Poompanmuang says five players and two match officials from the top-flight national league are among 12 people arrested for alleged match-fixing.

Out of Sight and Mind, Actress’ Fatal Crash Case Ends Without Jail Time



BANGKOK — A Mercedes-Benz caused a fatal impact on the highway, and the well-connected millionaire responsible was allowed to leave the scene without a sobriety test. All hell broke loose online, where a skeptical public criticized the police and complained of a two-tier justice system which shields the wealthy.
Dejdamrong Jomthank sits on the floor Tuesday during a police reenactment at Wat Nong Waeng in Khon Kaen.

Ex-Con Accused of Stealing Temple Donations

KHON KAEN — Police on Tuesday arrested a 21-year-old former convict accused of stealing donations from Buddhist temples after months on the run.

Police Say They Made Progress in Ivory Trade Crackdown

BANGKOK — Efforts by the government to curb sales of ivory have been successful following criticism of widespread trafficking in the country, police and conservationists said.

‘Deceased’ Convicted Murderer Found Alive and Well



BANGKOK — A 72-year-old woman turned herself in to police Tuesday after allegedly faking her own death to escape the death penalty.

Koh Tao Murders: Lawyers Appeal Against Death Sentences

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Pairat Temphairojana
Reuters

BANGKOK — Lawyers filed an appeal on Monday against the conviction of two Myanmar migrant workers sentenced to death in Thailand for the 2014 murder of two British backpackers on a holiday island, another twist in a case mired in controversy and dispute.

Prachachuen Shop Fire Kills Owner’s Daughter



BANGKOK — A fire gutted a tailor’s shop on Soi Prachachuen 5 early this morning, killing one resident.

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