How a Japanese woman’s first trip to Thailand ended in tragedy

Tamako Kawashita was cheerful and in high spirits when she left Japan for what she expected to be a wonderful trip to Thailand 17 years ago. “Her life, however, ended…

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Former labour minister sues three DSI officials over kickback controversy

A malfeasance lawsuit was filed with the Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases today by former labour minister Suchart Chomklin and three associates against senior officials of the Department…

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Labour Permanent Secretary, Pairoj Chotikasathien

Senior labour official denies DSI’s allegation of human trafficking

Labour Permanent Secretary Pairoj Chotikasathien has categorically denied the Department of Special Investigation’s allegation that he was involved in the trafficking of thousands of Thai workers to Finland, to work…

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Ex-labour ministers and senior officials implicated in human trafficking probe

Two former labour ministers, who served between 2020 and 2023, and two senior labour officials have been implicated by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) and the Office of the…

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DSI decides to file multiple charges against management of STARK

The Department of Special Investigation has decided to charge 11 directors and executives of STARK Corporation Public Company Limited with defrauding the public, money laundering and violations of the Securities…

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Explainer: The pork smuggling racket costing Thailand billions in damages

Thai consumers have been rocked by news that billions of baht in illegal pork has been smuggled into the country – and likely onto their dinner plates. Thousands of shipping…

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DSI chief axed

The director-general of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), Pol Col Suriya Singhakamol, has been removed and appointed as the deputy permanent secretary of justice by the cabinet. No explanation…

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Two media executives arrested for breaching copyright on Thai TV content

Two top executives of a media company are being detained by Department of Special Investigation (DSI) officers for alleged copyright infringements, related to the recording and rebroadcast (streaming) of several…

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DSI probes Kamnan Nok’s construction business

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has launched an investigation into the construction business of Praween Chanklai, aka “Kamnan Nok”, to determine whether it was involved in price collusion when…

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DSI may be asked to resolve conflict at well-known temple in Phichit

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) may be asked to help resolve a conflict over the management of Bang Khlan Temple in Pho Thale district of Phichit province. A clash…

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Supreme Court decision awaited in former DSI chief Tarit’s case

The Criminal Court has decided to postpone the reading of the Supreme Court’s verdict, scheduled at 9am this morning (Monday), of a case in which former director-general of the Department…

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Ex-DSI chief Tarit resorts to Charter Court to delay reading of verdict

In a last-minute attempt to delay the reading of the Supreme Court’s verdict, scheduled on Monday, former director-general of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), Tarit Pengdit, submitted a petition…

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Thai stock regulator files fraud charges against execs and major shareholder of Stark Corp

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a formal complaint with the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) today (Thursday), against six individuals, who are former and active executives and a…

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Supreme Court verdict on former DSI chief and other officials due on July 10th

The Supreme Court has instructed the Criminal Court to read its verdict concerning Tarit Pengdit, former director-general of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), and three other officials within 30…

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Pol Gen Surachate Hakparn, the deputy national police chief

Three DSI officials surrender to face bribe-taking charges

Three officials of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) have offered to surrender to the police this afternoon (Tuesday), to acknowledge charges of allegedly breaking into the residence of the…

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Prosecutors asked to indict 34 PAT officials for falsely claiming overtime pay

Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has asked public prosecutors to indict 34 staff at the Port Authority of Thailand (PAT), who are accused of falsely claiming overtime pay and…

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Tharit Pengdit: Judgment looms for ex-top cop caught in Thailand’s red-yellow divide

Tharit Pengdit, controversial former chief of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), made headlines again last week when the Supreme Court issued a warrant for his arrest after he failed…

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Court orders arrest of former DSI chief to hear Supreme Court’s verdict

Thailand’s Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant today (Thursday) for former director-general of the Department of Special Investigation, Tarit Pengdit, to ensure his presence at the court to hear the…

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DSI to file police complaint against Forex-3D Singaporean suspect’s wife

Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation is due to file a complaint with Bang Phlat district police in Bangkok this afternoon (Thursday), against the wife of Singaporean Daryl Young, a suspect…

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Thai DSI officials, police and army officers in custody on extortion charges

Officials from the Department of Special Investigations (DSI), police and army officers are among 16 suspects arrested by police for allegedly extorting 9.5 million baht in cash from Chinese nationals…

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DSI officials search Bangkok condo for Singaporean suspect in Forex-3D scam

Officials from the Department of Special Investigation searched a condo in Bangkok’s Bang Phlat area yesterday (Saturday) for a Singaporean man wanted for alleged involvement in the Forex-3D currency futures…

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3,500 Bitcoin mining machines seized in raids in BKK and Nonthaburi

Officers from the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) have seized 3,500 Bitcoin mining machines and arrested a man in raids on 41 locations in Bangkok and its neighbouring province of…

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Thailand to seek extraditions of two suspects in Forex-3D investment scam

The Thai Department of Special Investigation (DSI) plans to seek the extraditions of a Hungarian and a Singaporean, who are among 16 suspects implicated in the Forex-3D foreign exchange investment…

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Four suspects in Forex-3D Ponzi scheme surrender to DSI

Four suspects, allegedly linked to the Forex-3D foreign exchange futures investment scheme, reported to the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) this morning (Tuesday), to face charges of fraud and violations…

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DSI to decide whether to investigate fatal Mountain B pub fire itself

Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation is considering whether to treat the deadly Mountain B pub fire as a special case, meaning it would be investigated by the DSI. DSI Director-General…

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Ex-park chief summoned to acknowledge charge of murdering Karen activist

Former Kaeng Krachan National Park chief Chaiwat Limlikhitaksorn and his three former subordinates have been summoned to the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) tomorrow (Wednesday), to acknowledge murder and other…

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About 360,000 fake brand name items seized by DSI officials

Officials from the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) have seized about 360,000 pirated brand name items, worth about 120 million baht, in recent raids in Bangkok and Nakhon Nayok. A…

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Thai authorities seize ฿1.9bn in assets from suspected drug gang in Chiang Rai

Officials from the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) raided three houses in Mae Sai and Chiang Saen districts of the northern province of Chiang Rai today (Thursday) and seized assets,…

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Additional evidence submitted in rights activist’s enforced disappearance case

Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has submitted additional evidence to the Office of the Attorney-General related to the enforced disappearance of ethnic Karen human rights activist Porlajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen….

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DSI seizes haul of child pornography from a model agency in Pathum Thani

Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation (DSI) raided a child modelling agency in the central province of Pathum Thani today (Thursday) and seized about half a million pornographic pictures and videos…

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DSI submits reports on Forex-3D investment scam to prosecutors

After seven months of investigation into the Forex-3D investment scam, Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation (DSI) today submitted 434 case files to the special public prosecutors handling the case. DSI…

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Former DSI chief Tharit Pengdit gets to two years in prison for abuse of power

Thailand’s Appeals Court has overturned the Criminal Court’s acquittal of former Department of Special Investigation (DSI) director-general Tharit Pengdit and sentenced him to two years in prison for abuse of…

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DSI to take a month deciding whether to challenge prosecutor on Billy’s case

The Department of Special Investigation will consider, within a month, whether to challenge the prosecutors’ decision to drop all but one of the charges against former Kaeng Krachan national park…

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DSI to charge ex-Kaeng Krachan park chief over Billy’s disappearance

The Department of Special Investigation is expected to file criminal charges, against the former chief of Kaeng Krachan national park and three park officials today, in connection with the disappearance…

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No DNA found in bone fragments in Billy’s murder case – DSI

No analysable DNA has been found in nine fragments of burned human bone found separately in the river in Kaeng Krachan national park in Phetchaburi province, after the discovery of…

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Court rejects DSI request to revoke bail of ex-park chief Chaiwat

The Criminal Court for Corruption Cases has rejected a request, from the Department of Special Investigation, to withdraw the bail of former Kaeng Krachan park chief Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson and three…

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DSI to ask court to revoke Chaiwat’s bail or ban him from talking to the media

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is to ask the Criminal Court for Corruption Cases to revoke the bail granted to former Kaeng Krachan national park chief Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson and…

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Chaiwat to vow to spirit at Kaeng Krachan Park bridge that he did not kill Billy 

Former Kaeng Krachan national park chief Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson and the other three suspects plan to visit the hanging bridge, in the park in Phetchaburi province this Saturday, to vow to…

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Chaiwat detained after he and 3 other suspects refuse bail

Former Kaeng Krachan national park chief Chaiwat Limlikhit-akson and the three fellow suspects have been detained after four hours of questioning by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), during which…

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DSI insists Billy was never released following his arrest

Department of Special Investigation (CSI) chief Pol Col Paisit Wongmuang said today (Tuesday) that Karen community rights activist Porlajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen was never released after his arrest, as claimed by…

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Justice Minister accepts online Forex-3D trading scheme as a special case

Thailand’s Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin has agreed to accept an alleged foreign exchange Ponzi scheme as a special case to be investigated by the Department of Special Investigation. The decision…

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DSI reviewing prosecutor’s decision not to indict developer Anant Asavapokin

Thailand’s Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is considering whether to oppose a decision by the Office of the Prosecutors for Special Cases not to indict a real estate developer charged…

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DSI accepts Mae Manee suspected Ponzi scam as a special case

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has accepted for investigation the “Mae Manee” alleged Ponzi scam, in which more than 2,700 people were reportedly duped of about 756 million baht…

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DSI chief expects Billy’s murder case to be concluded sooner than predicted

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is expected to conclude its investigation into the murder of Karen human rights defender Polajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen much sooner than the 2-3 months previously…

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DSI to wrap up Billy’s murder case in three months

The Department of Special Investigation is expected to take another three months to conclude the investigation into the murder of Karen human rights defender Polajee “Billy” Rakchongcharoen, DSI director-general Pol…

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DSI to announce breakthrough in investigation of Karen activist Billy’s disappearance

The Department of Special Investigation is due to hold a news conference today (Tuesday) to announce the recent discovery of important evidence which may shed light on the mysterious disappearance…

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DSI wraps up probe into Akara gold mining, new legal violations found

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) has completed its extended investigation into the operations of Akara Resources Public Company, the concessionaire of gold mining activities in Thailand, with new findings…

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PM to supervise the DSI

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha will directly supervise the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) instead of assigning one of his deputies to do it on his behalf, as was the practice…

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Education Ministry to form DSI-style unit to fight graft 

The Education Ministry will set up its own version of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) tasked with investigating corruption allegations against education officials. In his opening address to provincial…

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DSI has filed 16 court cases against GT200 distributor in Thailand

The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) announced on Friday that the department has filed 16 court cases related to the procurement of GT200 scanners by governmental agencies against the Thai…

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