Westerner hospitalised in Pattaya with self-inflicted wounds

A Norwegian man was rushed to hospital in Pattaya today (Thursday), for treatment of serious knife wounds to his abdomen, believed to be self-inflicted. Police said that they did not…

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Thai parliament police officers say new uniform is a waste of money

About 60 parliament police officers submitted a petition to House Speaker Chuan Leekpai today (Wednesday), to protest against the change of their uniform, claiming that it is a waste of…

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Thai official on the run with ฿31m baht embezzled from municipality

Police are hunting for a local official who has allegedly embezzled over 31 million baht from the account of the municipal office of Buntharik sub-district in in Thailand’s north-eastern province…

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Traffic offenders in Thailand who fail to pay fines may face arrest

Starting today (Monday), motorists or motorcyclists who refuse or fail to pay fines associated with traffic tickets may face arrest, said Deputy Commissioner of Metropolitan Police Bureau Pol Maj Gen Jirasan…

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Web influencers in controversial Lazada clip arrested on lèse majesté charges

Three people, who featured in a Lazada sales campaign clip posted on TikTok in May were arrested on lèse majesté charges, before being released on bail, according to Thai Lawyers for Human…

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Police say Thai murder suspect from Taiwan offers to surrender

A Thai man, wanted by Taiwanese police in connection with the murder of a Thai couple there, has offered, through a go-between, to surrender to the Thai police. Commissioner of…

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Thai police officer sentenced to 20 years for murdering his wife

A police captain from Bangkok’s Wang Thong Lang district police was sentenced to 20 years in prison today (Wednesday), after he was found guilty by the Ratchadapisek Criminal Court of…

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Injuries reported during protests in Bangkok on Tuesday night

Some members of the media, police and protesters suffered minor injuries in clashes between police and hard core anti-government protesters at Bangkok’s Din Daeng intersection last night (Tuesday), following resumption…

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Thailand’s CSD police apprehend arms trafficking gang, arresting 17 suspects

Police have arrested 17 suspects, including the chief officer of Si Racha district and the alleged mastermind of a major arms trafficking gang, which has allegedly sold hundreds of various…

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Police seize over 20 cherry bombs at Bangkok’s Din Daeng intersection

Bangkok police have seized more than 20 homemade cherry bombs under the Din Daeng expressway intersection overpass and in nearby areas, believed to have been hidden there by hard core…

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Thai policeman sentenced to 50 years on bribery conviction

A police officer has been sentenced to 50 years in prison after he was found guilty, by the Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases, of demanding and taking…

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MFA, police dismiss report of Iranian spies being watched in Thailand

The Thai Foreign Ministry and the Royal Thai Police issued separate statements today (Wednesday) denying a local press report that Iranians in Thailand are being watched by Thai police and…

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Former police officer ‘Joe Ferrari’, his former subordinates get life in prison

Dismissed former superintendent of Nakhon Sawan police, Thitisan “Joe Ferrari” Uttanaphon and five former subordinates were sentenced to life in prison today (Wednesday), in connection with the death by torture…

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Thailand hopes to be removed from Tier 2 Watch List in US trafficking report

Thai police hope that the US State Department will remove Thailand from Tier 2 Watch List category in the Trafficking in Persons Report for 2022, due to improved performance in…

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Prinn reports to police following more sexual assault allegations

Former Democrat deputy leader Prinn Panitchpakdi reported to Huai Khwang police this morning (Thursday) to acknowledge another allegation of sexual assault, in Thailand’s biggest #MeToo case to date. Prinn acknowledged…

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Thai police to speed up clearing of criminal records of those found not guilty

The Royal Thai Police have announced the launch of a program to facilitate the clearing of the criminal records of those either acquitted in court or who have had their…

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Police conclude late TV actress’s fall from boat was neither accident nor murder

After two months of extensive investigation, under the glare of public scrutiny, police announced today (Tuesday) that they have concluded that TV actress Nida Patcharaveerapong, aka “Tangmo” died of suffocation…

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Sri Lankans representing various government establishments shout slogans against the government during a protest in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Wednesday, April 20, 2022. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

Widespread protests grip Sri Lanka after police shooting

COLOMBO (AP) — Thousands of people across Sri Lanka took to the streets on Wednesday, a day after police opened fire at demonstrators, killing one person and injuring 13 others,…

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Man arrested after stabbing 2 people at shopping mall in Bangkok

A man was arrested shortly after he allegedly attacked two shoppers with a knife at CentralWorld shopping mall in the Ratchaprasong commercial area of Bangkok late this afternoon (Tuesday). A…

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Police probe cherry bomb incident at PM house, rapper arrested

Police are investigating an incident, which took place last night (Sunday), when an apparently home-made cherry bomb was hurled into the compound of the First Infantry Regiment of the Royal…

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Annual Songkran mass exodus from Bangkok begins

The exodus of people living or working in Bangkok, returning to their home provinces in Thailand’s north and north-east to celebrate the Songkran festival, began this evening (Friday). Long, slow…

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All five friends on board with drowned Thai TV actress Nida face charges

All five friends of the late TV actress Nida Patcharaveerapong, aka “Tangmo”, who were aboard the speedboat on the night she fell into the Chao Phraya River in Nonthaburi province…

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Thai actress’s 2nd autopsy confirms 22 wounds on her legs

The second autopsy conducted on the remains of drowned TV actress Nida Patcharaveerapong, aka “Tangmo”, has confirmed the presence of 22 wounds on her legs, but did not find any…

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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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Two police officers killed by roadside bomb in Yala

Two police officers were killed and two others injured by a roadside bomb in Bannang Sata district of the southern border province of Yala this morning (Wednesday). The four officers…

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Police say drowned actress’s case to conclude in two months, question Senate’s role

A senior police officer, overseeing the investigation into the drowning of Thai TV actress Nida Patcharaveerapong, aka “Tangmo”, said today (Friday), the high-profile case may conclude in two months, while…

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A staff holds a cannabis plant at the Government Pharmaceuticals Organisation (GPO) medicinal marijuana greenhouse outside Chon Buri, south of Bangkok on October 8, 2020. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

Thai police asked to be cautious when dealing with people growing cannabis

The Royal Thai Police has been asked to educate its officers across the country about the new legal status of cannabis and hemp, following the arrests of two elderly women…

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Seven Thai students charged with assault in university hazing death

Seven university students have, so far, been charged with assault causing the death of another person in a fatal university hazing ritual, involving students from Rajamangala University of Technology Isan,…

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Police crackdown on fake medical, educational certificate gang

The Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD) and the Health Service Support (HSS) Department announced a crackdown on gangs specialising in falsifying medical and educational certificates today (Wednesday), including those selling…

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Demonstrators demand new investigation team in drowned actress case

A small group of people, with the support of some lawyers, demonstrated in front of Nonthaburi police station yesterday (Sunday) to demand, among other things, the replacement of the current…

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Police say no evidence yet to indicate Thai actress’s death was foul play, mother turns to Senate

Evidence obtained by the police from various sources, including statements from witnesses, does not provide any indication that the death of the late TV actress Nida Patcharaveerapong, aka “Tangmo”, involved…

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Cops at Nonthaburi station contract COVID-19 amid media storm over drowning actress

Six police officers at Nonthaburi’s Muang district police station have tested positive for COVID-19 and six more are in isolation since the station has become busier than usual, due to…

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Pol Lt-Gen Jirapat Phumichit

Forensic examination confirms Thai actress died by drowning

A forensic examination has confirmed that the late TV actress Nida Patcharaveerapong, aka “Tangmo”, died by drowning, said Pol Lt-Gen Jirapat Phumichit, commissioner of Provincial Police Region 1 at a…

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(Right) Nida “Tangmo” Patcharaveerapong (Left) Nida’s personal manager and close friend ‘Kratik’

Friends of drowned Thai TV actress face more questioning

Police forensic officers took evidence related to the TV actress’s drowning to the Nonthaburi Muang district police station today (Tuesday), as the victim’s five friends reported themselves to police for…

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Five friends of drowned TV actress to take lie detector tests

Nonthaburi police are set to summon five friends of the late actress, Nida “Tangmo” Patcharaveerapong, for further questioning and lie detector examinations, in an attempt to clear up some doubts…

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Search for missing Thai actress expanded as police question her friends

Rescue teams, including divers from the Royal Thai Navy, marine police, the Marine Department and the Public Disaster Prevention and Mitigation Department joined the Ruamkatanyu Foundation  today (Friday) in the…

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Rider of 'big bike' involved in fatal accident to be indicted on nine charges

Rider of ‘big bike’ involved in fatal accident to be indicted on nine charges

Public prosecutors have decided to indict on nine charges a police officer who fatally injured an eye doctor in an accident with his large motorcycle at a zebra crossing in…

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Additional complaint filed with police over latest oil spill in sea off Rayong

Thailand’s Pollution Control Department (PCD) has filed its second complaint with Map Ta Phut police, in the eastern province of Rayong, against those responsible for the marine oil spill in…

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Protesters resist police after rufusing to leave parliament grounds during the third day of demonstrations against Covid restrictions in Wellington 3 on February 10, 2022. (Photo by Marty MELVILLE / AFP)

Clashes as New Zealand police clear Covid protest

Wellington (AFP) – Police and anti-vaccine protesters clashed on the grounds of New Zealand’s parliament Thursday, with dozens arrested after demonstrators who have laid siege to the legislature for three days…

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Crime Suppression Division in Phuket to probe murder of foreigner

Crime Suppression Division in Phuket to probe murder of foreigner

Bangkok-based police, from the Crime Suppression Division, have been sent to Phuket to help local police in the investigation into the murder of a foreign man, who was shot by…

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Tens of thousand drivers in Bangkok face fines for encroaching onto zebra crossing

Bangkok’s Thonglor traffic police plan to notify over 25,000 motorists and motorcyclists, who were caught by surveillance cameras encroaching on zebra crossings at the Asoke-Sukhumvit intersection, to pay their fines….

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Thailand’s ‘P-move’ protesters resume march to demand civil, land rights

P-move demonstrators, who have been camping in front of the United Nations building on Ratchadamnoen Road for the past five days, resumed their protest march towards Government House this morning…

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Hong Kong warns people to stop trying to prevent COVID hamster cull

HONG KONG, Jan 21 (Reuters) – Hong Kong police will deal with pet lovers who try to stop people giving up their hamsters to be put down, or who offer…

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Dozens of protesters, 12 police dead in Kazakhstan protests

Dozens of protesters and 12 police died during extraordinarily violent demonstrations in Kazakhstan that saw government buildings stormed and set ablaze, authorities said Thursday. One police officer was found beheaded…

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Almost 500 kg of crystal meth seized

Customs officers at Bangkok’s Klong Toey port has seized 193.5 kgs of crystal methamphetamine, or “ice”, hidden in boxing punch bags bound for Australia in Bangkok, with a combined worth…

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No leave – 80,000 police officers to be on duty in Bangkok over New Year

The Royal Thai Police has ordered 80,000 police officers to not take leave during the New Year holiday period between Christmas Day on 25th December and January 4th, to facilitate…

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German police foil ‘anti-vaxxer murder plot’ against state premier

BERLIN, Dec 15 (Reuters) – German police said on Wednesday they had uncovered a plot by anti-vaccination activists in Saxony to murder the eastern German state’s premier, adding to concerns…

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Roads closed near Government House ahead of arrival of Chana protesters

Police closed roads to traffic near the Government House in Bangkok this morning (Monday), in anticipation of the arrival of protesters from Songkhla province’s Chana district. Police were seen manning…

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Two Nigerians caught after illegally entering Thailand from Cambodia

Two Nigerians were arrested by Thai border security forces yesterday after they slipped across the Thai-Cambodian border into Ta Phraya district of the eastern province of Sa Kaeo, reportedly to…

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Jana district protesters granted conditional release

Police have released 36 Jana District protesters without bail, but on the condition that they must refrain from holding a similar protest again. Rattanamanee Polkla, a human rights lawyer, said…

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Authorities slammed for mass arrest of protesters of Songkhla’s industrial project

Environment advocacy and community rights groups slammed the Thai government today (Tuesday) over the arrest of about 36 protesters, from Songkhla’s Jana district, who were rallying at Government House in…

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Water pipe helps police catch fleeing drug suspect in Thailand’s Suphan Buri

Thai police, in the Muang district of the central province of Suphan Buri, yesterday (Wednesday), offered “wai”, a traditional Thai way of greeting or showing respect, to a huge water…

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Police training centre in Ratchaburi locked down after 180 test positive for COVID-19

The training centre for police cadets, at the Seventh Regional Bureau of the Thai police in Pak Tho district of the central province of Ratchaburi, has been locked down after…

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Prison break in Thailand’s Nakhon Sawan, manhunt underway

Police in Nakhon Sawan’s Muang District have launched a manhunt for 11 escaping prison inmates. So far, nine have been apprehended, while the other two remain on the run. The…

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Dismissed police bodyguard for former Thai PM Yingluck reinstated, promoted

The former personal protection officer of exiled former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Pol Col Watanyu “Nui” Witthayapalothai, has been reinstated and promoted to deputy commander for intelligence in the Special…

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Japanese man arrested for selling substandard medical equipment to US, Switzerland

A Japanese businessman, who is accused of selling about 200-million-baht worth of substandard medical gloves and equipment to customers in Switzerland and the United States, has been arrested by officers…

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Bangkok police deny use of live rounds against anti-establishment protesters

The Thai police have not resorted to the use of lethal weapons including live rounds in dealing with anti-establishment protesters, and that only rubber bullets were used, according to Deputy…

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‘Joe Ferrari’, six other ex-cops to be prosecuted for murder in fatal torture case

The attorney-general has given the greenlight to the prosecution of former Police Colonel Thitisan Uttanaphon, aka “Joe Ferrari”, and six other former police officers on multiple charges, including premediated murder…

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Rights defenders file civil lawsuit demanding ฿3m compensation from police

A lawsuit was filed with the Civil Court today (Friday), against the Royal Thai Police and the national police chief, by nine human rights defenders who claim they were injured…

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Thai FDA joins hands with online platforms to curb sale of substandard ATKs

The Thai Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) is cooperating with Lazada, Shopee and HDmall.com.th to protect shoppers from being duped into buying substandard antigen test kits (ATKs) from unscrupulous traders….

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Thai police seize US$3.6m in counterfeit dollar bills in Nakhon Pathom

Thai police seized 36,000 counterfeit US$100 bills, a printing press and arrested four women today (Wednesday) in a raid ona house in the central province of Nakhon Pathom. Deputy National…

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Police handed over the case against Thitisan Uttanaphon and six other former police officers to the Attorney-General’s team on November 3, 2021. Photo Courtest of the Office of the Attorney-General

Attorney General’s team promises no release of ‘Joe Ferrari’, six other former cops yet

The Attorney General’s spokespeople today (Wednesday) promised not to release seven former police officers, currently detained for allegedly murdering a suspect in custody, without concluding the case. Speaking at a…

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Thai arrested for allegedly cheating an American company in medical glove deal

Thailand’s Consumer Protection Police Division (CPPD) has arrested a Thai businessman who allegedly cheated a Florida-based company out of about 184 million baht in a failed medical glove deal. Commissioner…

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‘Joe Ferrari’, six former cops to be prosecuted over fatal torture of suspect

Four charges, including murder by torture or brutal acts, will be filed with public prosecutors tomorrow (Wednesday) against Thitisan Utthanaphon, aka “Joe Ferrari” and six other former police officers for…

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Almost 100 people charged with violating alcohol ban at Bangkok mall

Ninety-three people were detained for police questioning and charged on Monday for allegedly selling and/or drinking alcohol at a restaurant and bar in Bangkok, in violation of the COVID-19 restrictions….

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Thai police charge Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit with lèse majesté

Nang Loeng police submitted its case file, on a lèse majesté charge against Progressive Group leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit, to the Office of the Attorney-General today (Tuesday). Thanathorn’s lawyer, Krisadang Nutcharat,…

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In this Sunday, April 11, 2021 file photo, Britain’s Prince Andrew speaks during a television interview at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor, England. British police said Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021 that they will not be taking any further action against Prince Andrew after a review prompted by a Jeffrey Epstein accuser who claims that he sexually assaulted her. (Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP, File)

UK police won’t act against Prince Andrew over abuse claim

LONDON (AP) — British police have announced they will not take any action against Prince Andrew after a review prompted by a Jeffrey Epstein accuser who claims that he sexually…

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Thai police warn youths may emulate violence seen in hit TV series ‘Squid Game’

Thai police have expressed concerns over South Korea’s hit survival drama TV series “Squid Game”, citing some violent scenes which may affect the mental health of some youths and lead…

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Police prevent ‘Talugas’ protesters from gathering in Din Daeng after officer got shot in the head

The metropolitan police will remain on the offense in dealing with hard core “Talugas” protesters at Bangkok’s Din Daeng intersection, by preventing them from gathering, said Pol Maj-Gen Jirasant Kaewsang-ek,…

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Police say 47 million baht to repair five water cannon trucks not expensive

The Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) has described the estimated 47 million baht price tag for repairs to five water cannon trucks as “reasonable”, because the vehicles all sustained heavy damage…

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Police ready to talk to ‘Talugas’, apologise to Din Daeng residents for search

Bangkok police have offered to hold truce talks with the anti-government “Talugas” group, in an effort to find a peaceful solution to the weeks of violent protests at Din Daeng…

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Sacked cop ‘Joe Ferrari’ involved in seizure of 410 smuggled high-end cars

The dismissed former police superintendent in Nakhon Sawan province, Pol Col Thitisan Utthanaphol, had been involved in the seizure of 410 luxurious cars smuggled through into Thailand from Singapore and…

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Three Thai men arrested after one threw explosive at police

Three Thai men were arrested by police shortly after they threw a home-made explosive device at traffic police officer directing traffic at Ratchaprasong intersection in Bangkok this morning (Monday), according…

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Two men facing attempted murder charge apprehended with bomb-making materials

Police arrested two young protesters facing the charge of attempted murder of a police officer in a clash with police last month, and seized bomb-making materials, flares and cherry bombs…

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Thai fermented fish thrown at PM’s vehicle by opponents

Yesterday (Thursday), the prime minister and his security team were confronted by disapproving local residents during his visit to Nonthaburi province. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha was visiting there to inspect…

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Three police officers killed, four injured in separate incidents in Narathiwat

Three police officers were killed in Thailand’s restive southernmost province of Narathiwat today (Tuesday) in two separate incidents. Two police officers were killed and four others injured when a pickup…

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Tesla on part-automated drive system slams into police car

A Tesla using its partially automated driving system slammed into a Florida Highway Patrol cruiser Saturday on an interstate near downtown Orlando and narrowly missed its driver, who had pulled…

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35 protesters detained, weapons seized during Sunday’s protests in Bangkok

Police detained 35 protesters and seized 20 motorcycles and some weapons, including a gun and explosives, during violent protests in the Din Daeng area of Bangkok on Sunday. Pol Maj-Gen…

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Thai vocational student leader, two other hardcore protesters in police custody

Three anti-government protesters, including a leader of the vocational students, who form the hard core element of the “Talufah” demonstrators engaged in street battles with the police in the past…

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Father of Thai teenager shot on Monday files complaint with police

The father of a teenager, shot on Monday near Din Daeng Police Station, filed a complaint with the police today (Thursday), demanding that the culprit be brought to justice. The…

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Police flush protesters with teargas, rubber bullets, as clashes in Bangkok resume

Crowd control police fired teargas and rubber bullets at hardcore protesters this evening, as the demonstrators tried to breach a wall of shipping containers, placed at the main Din Daeng…

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Bangkok endures second day of street battles between police and protesters

For the second day in a row leaderless hardcore protesters fought battles with crowd control police on the streets of Bangkok today (Wednesday), from the Victory Monument to Din Daeng…

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Police say enhanced crowd control measures needed during Tuesday’s clash, 48 arrested

The Thai police claim that their use of enhanced crowd control measures, including water cannons, tear gas and rubber bullets, during Tuesday’s anti-establishment protest in Bangkok was necessary and in…

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Thai civil court rejects ban on rubber bullets, orders police to exercise more caution

Thailand’s Civil Court rejected an application for an injunction forbidding the police from using rubber bullets against anti-establishment protesters, citing the necessity under the State of Emergency to bring “emergencies”…

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Thousands in France protest against COVID-19 ‘health pass’ rules

PARIS (AFP) – Police in Paris fired tear gas to disperse demonstrators on Wednesday, as 19,000 people protested throughout France over new coronavirus restrictions. Some of the protests began in the…

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299 people found to have broken Thailand’s curfew on the first night

Police arrested 299 people at police checkpoints for allegedly breaking the newly imposed curfew in 10 provinces, between 9pm last night and 4am this morning, the first night the latest…

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Pro-democracy supporters display the three-finger symbol of resistance during a demonstration in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, June 24, 2021. Pro-democracy protesters have taken to the streets of Thailand’s capital, marking the 89th anniversary of the overthrow of the country’s absolute monarchy by renewing their demands that the government step down, the constitution be amended and the monarchy become more accountable. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Five anti-government groups gather Friday to seek Thai PM’s resignation

Five anti-government groups are holding rallies today, at Government House and other sites in Bangkok, to seek Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s resignation, despite a ban on gatherings of 20 people…

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Protest leaders at Democracy Monument in Bangkok

Police to charge protest leaders for breaching state of emergency

Police are collecting evidence on anti-establishment protest leaders, who organised a rally at the Democracy Monument at 4.30am this morning, for breaching the emergency decree’s ban on gatherings of more…

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Protesters warned of legal action if they join rallies this Thursday in Bangkok

Groups of political activists, planning to rally in Bangkok this Thursday, which marks the 89th anniversary of regime change to constitutional monarchy, are being warned by the metropolitan police that…

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U.S. agents to start wearing body cameras when serving warrants

U.S. law-enforcement agents will be required to wear body cameras when serving search and arrest warrants, the Justice Department said on Monday, adding a measure of accountability already required of…

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A special kind of traffic cop in Phetchabun, keeping dead dogs off the road

Police Senior Sergeant Major Chawinnatat Padungthammasanti, a traffic officer in Thailand’s northern province of Phetchabun, is not a typical traffic cop, who spends his days directing traffic and issuing tickets…

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Thai police prepare for protest at Ratchaprasong intersection

Police have deployed two water cannons and water trucks ahead of a planned protest this evening at Ratchaprasong intersection, in the heart of Bangkok, by the anti-establishment Ratsadon group. Anti-riot…

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Thai police ready to use lèse majesté law against protesters who offend the Monarchy

Police are ready to invoke the lèse majesté law against any protesters who offend or insult the Monarchy and to ask the courts to withdraw bail already granted to protest…

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Thai police raid Progressive Movement’s offices

Thai police raided the office of the Kao Na, or Progressive Movement, this afternoon, as Piyabutr Saengkanokkul, a key member of the movement, was holding a press conference about the…

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“Instead of amending the constitution, we should change people’s behaviour” – Senator Thawil

Senator Thawil Pliensri has suggested that instead of amending the constitution, we should change people’s behavior.   During the debate in Parliament today, the former National Security Council chief said…

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Police say they removed protesters’ plaque as 16 protest leaders face charges

Police have removed the protesters’ democracy plaque from Sanam Luang, to be used as evidence against at least 16 protest leaders who are facing multiple charges, including lèse majesté, Royal…

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Thailand’s PM asks police to not use force against Free People protesters

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has instructed police to exercise restraint in response to any provocation by anti-government protesters, most of whom are university students, and to refrain from using…

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Black activists: Portland’s focus on feds only aids message

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — After George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police, people in Portland came out in droves to protest police brutality and racism, chanting that “Black…

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Police crack unit inside besieged Korat shopping mall

The Crime Suppression Division reported at 11.40 pm  that its commander Pol Maj Gen Jirapob Puridej and members of “Hanumarn” crack police unit have stormed the ground floor of Terminal…

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Thanathorn warned he must seek police permission for public rally on Saturday

Police have warned Future Forward party leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit that he may be held accountable for inciting unrest, if he goes ahead with a public rally at the Pathumwan skywalk…

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