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Ex-deputy minister gets death in murder case

THE Criminal Court today (Jan. 20) sentenced former deputy commerce minister Pol. Lt. Col. Banyin Tangpakorn to death in the murder of Mr. Chuwong Saetang, a national-level contractor, with the verdict pointing out that his death was not an accident as the defendant has claimed, Amarin TV said. In reading out the verdict in the

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Drug dealer escapes police dragnet

POLICE in southern Songkhla province are hunting for a drug trafficker who escaped after being lured into selling methamphetamine and crystal methamphetamine (Ice) to an undercover agent upon realizing at the last minute that he was falling into a trap, Thai Rath newspaper reported this morning (Jan. 16). At midnight last night a team of

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Khon Kaen’s dinosaur statue catches fire moments before being dismantled

A MUCH-LOVED dinosaur statue in Khon Kaen’s Mueang district suddenly burst into flames just as it was being dismantled after having suffered severe damage through various road accidents and vibration, Thai Rath newspaper reported this evening (Jan. 13). Called “Nong Dino”, this statue is one of four prehistoric creatures built in 2012 in different corners

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Coronavirus

Over 800 people released from quarantined condominium in Nonthaburi

A CONDOMINIUM building in Nonthaburi province that was completely quarantined for 14 day starting December 30 was reopened this morning (Jan. 13) with 845 residents, among them migrant workers, allowed to leave the premises, Sanook.com reported. Barbed wire had been rolled around the seven-storey Condo See Chompoo (Pink Condo)  to prevent the residents from leaving

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