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Saturday, December 10, 2022

Corruption Catch-22: Report a Bribe and Go to Jail?



BANGKOK — It looked like a shut-and-closed case when a video went viral of a traffic police officer caught red-handed accepting a bribe last week from a truck driver in Nakhon Sawan province.

Cops Promise to Send Jenphop Case to Prosecutor This Month



BANGKOK — Police said the results of their investigation into the fatal car crash caused by Jenphop Viraporn will be forwarded to prosecutors by April 26, about six weeks after the accident drew national attention.

Fire Station Director Transferred Over Prurient Dance Party



BANGKOK — A fire station chief has been suspended for inviting erotic dancers to a celebration inside the station.
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Stand Under Van Gogh’s Starry Night at Bangkok Exhibition (Video)

BANGKOK — Western masters of impressionism to surrealism are brought to expansive, animated life at the From Monet to Kandinsky exhibition, running in Bangkok...
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Nation Mourns Piggy Bank, Takes Hard Look At Self

BANGKOK — There was an outpouring of sadness overnight for Piggy Bank, the green sea turtle who died Tuesday of complications stemming from an operation to remove almost 1,000 coins from her gut.

Police Clarify Footage of Officer Tripping Motorcyclist [+video]

CHIANG MAI — A 37-year-old woman in Chiang Mai has apologized to police for misrepresenting a video she posted on social media showing a police officer knock down a speeding motorcyclist.

Rare Black Panther Spotted on Wildlife Cam, and it is Cute (Video)

TAK — Emerging from the forest, a big black kitty slinks by and pauses to take a sniff.

Well-Known Skeptic Files Mass Lese Majeste Complaints



BANGKOK — The leader of a group of outspoken online skeptics which has campaigned against superstition left many of his fans confused yesterday by a publicized call for police to crack down on criticism of the monarchy.

Hundreds of Motorcycles Briefly Block Bridge



BANGKOK — Hundreds gathered on Bhumibol Bridge yesterday evening for a two-wheel protest against a new ban on riding across the bridge and dozens of other spans in the capital.
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‘Mafia Elephant’ Searches Trucks for Goodies in Khao Yai (Video)

PRACHINBURI — A foraging male elephant was filmed removing belongings from the back of two pickup trucks in the Khao Yai National Park.

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