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Crime, Courts, Calamity

Bad things happen to good people; good things happen to bad people.

Anutin Rejects Plan to Reduce Quarantine Period for Tourists

BANGKOK (Xinhua) — Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul on Tuesday reaffirmed that all incoming passengers into Thailand will still need to go through the 14-day mandatory quarantine.

Soldiers Accused Of Appropriating Drug Suspect's Car, Amulet

SURAT THANI — A group of soldiers on Koh Samui island have been accused of torturing a man into confessing to trafficking marijuana and then seizing his belongings for their personal use.

Chinese Tourist Dies After Going on Rampage

Police detained a number of people Wednesday for allegedly beating a belligerent and possibly disturbed Chinese man to death in the Huai Khwang district.

Kanchanaburi Resort Files Charge Against Fake Khaosod Site

BANGKOK — A resort in western Thailand yesterday pressed charges against a hoax news site for reporting about a non-existent crocodile attack at the hotel.

Kamnan Poh, ‘Godfather of Chonburi,’ Dies at 82

CHONBURI — One of the most politically, economically and criminally influential men in Thailand’s east passed away on Monday. Somchai Khunpluem, better known as Kamnan...

Pattaya Rescue Workers Save Self-Harming Farang

(17 October) Pattaya rescue workers have saved a foreign man who was cutting himself during a phone conversation with his friend.

Bangkok Man’s Poorly Devised Abduction Story Falls Apart

BANGKOK — A man reportedly confessed Tuesday to fabricating a story that he was abducted and robbed of 80,000 baht by men wearing police vests.

‘Praewa’ Ordered to Pay 30 Million Baht to Van Crash Victims

By Teeranai Charuvastra
Staff Reporter

BANGKOK — A woman who killed nine people in a 2010 car crash was ordered by a civil court today to pay 30 million baht in compensation to her victims and their families.
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True Online Admits Blocking PornHub in Thailand

BANGKOK — True Online said Monday it restricted access to PornHub website, drawing ridicule from netizens.
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Former Tourism Chief Gets 50 Years in Jail for Bribery

BANGKOK — An ex-governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand was sentenced to 50 years in prison on Monday for allegedly accepting bribes from organizers of an international film festival back in the early 2000s.



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