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Move Forward MP slams Prayut govt for using force against anti-Apec protesters

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters MOVE FORWARD PARTY spokesman Rangsiman Rome today (Nov.18) condemned the government headed by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha for evidently perpetrating a “shameful” act in the eyes of the world community by using force to quell anti-Apec demonstrators. The Move Forward MP-cum-spokesman posted on his Facebook page to condemn today’s event

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Uncle Sak arrested on an old warrant

  POLICE used an old arrest warrant issued in the slapping of Mr. Seksakon Atthawong, a red-shirt turncoat popularly known as Rambo Isan, to arrest Mr. Weerawit Rungruengsiriphon, or Uncle Sak, 62, who yesterday (Oct. 18) punched up Mr. Srisuwan Chanya, secretary-general of the Association for the Protection of the Thai Constitution, this afternoon, INN

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Tourist policeman nabbed while taking bribe from entertainment venue

  A TEAM of policemen mounted a sting operation to arrest a Tourist Police Bureau officer and his civilian accomplice moments after he took 100,000 baht bribe from an entertainment venue owner in Nonthaburi province last night (July 7), Naewna newspaper said. A Special Weapons and Tactics Squad (SWAT) team from the Provincial Administration Department

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Mongkolkit lashes at police move to hit Bangkok motorists with arrest warrants

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters MAVERICK MP Mongkolkit Suksintharanon today (June 22) lambasted the Metropolitan Police Bureau’s plan to have arrest warrants issued for traffic rule violators who may have failed to pay for their traffic tickets and called on police chief Pol. Maj. Gen Suwat Jangyodsuk to immediately rescind such a “demented” plan. The

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NYC man charged in brutal mugging of Thai model has extensive arrest record

  By Tamar Lapin, Joe Marino and Melissa Klein, New York Post A NEW YORK CITY man has been busted for the horrifying November attack on an aspiring Thai model on a Herald Square subway platform, police said on Saturday. Kevin Douglas, 40, was charged on Thursday with second-degree robbery, third-degree robbery and second-degree assault,

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Nigerian man, Thai woman nabbed while mailing drug parcel to Australia

  A NIGERIAN man and a Thai woman were arrested while sending a parcel holding a spindle photo frame to Australia within which was hidden 490 grammes of crystal methamphetamine (Ice) yesterday (August 13), Siam Rath newspaper said today. The Airport Interdiction Task Force (AITF) arrested the two suspects, Ms. Marisa Noipitak and Mr. Obimma

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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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