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2m meth pills being smuggled to Bangkok for New Year seized

FIVE men were arrested on the charges of attempting to smuggle over 2 million methamphetamine pills from Nong Khai province to Bangkok for sale during the New Year festivities, Amarin TV said today (Dec. 30). Pol. Maj. Gen. Thammasak Pinthong, deputy chief of Provincial Police Region 4, together with other senior officers briefed the press

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Two held in Australia over alleged plot to import 314kg heroin from Thailand

  AUSTRALIAN Federal Police officers arrested two men on Thursday with one being labelled the country’s “most significant organised crime threat” for allegedly planning to import hundreds of kilogrammes of heroin hidden in cans of paint which Thai customs officials seized last July, Amarin TV, Australian Associated Press and Daily Mail said. The two men

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Motorcycle-riding adolescents nabbed by police at usual anti-Prayut protest site

  By Thai Newsroom Reporters SEVERAL MOTORCYCLE-RIDING male adolescents who had planned to renew an apparently unorganised protest against Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha were unexpectedly rounded up today (Sept. 7) by police at an usual protest site on a busy Bangkok street. The pickup truck-riding policemen scrambled to arrest these motorcyclists known as members of

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Favourite protester says after arrest: Fighting to the last breath 

  RIOT police who quelled the protest by Thalufah (Through the Sky) activist group at Victory Monument yesterday (August 11) arrested at least 13 people with one of them being Ms Worawan Sae-ang, or Aunt Pao, who has attended almost every demonstration and has turned into a public favourite, Sanook.com said today. The protesters intended

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Myanmar: Arrests mount as protests expand

A Human Rights Watch Report (Bangkok) – Myanmar’s military junta should immediately drop all charges and unconditionally release all those arbitrarily arrested since the military seized power on February 1, 2021, Human Rights Watch said today (Feb. 13). Detainees include political leaders, government officials, civil servants, activists, student leaders, and doctors, as well as anti-coup

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