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Fake ambulance held with illegal Covid-infected Cambodian workers 

  A VILLAGE headman in Chanthaburi province helped seize a van disguised as an ambulance that was smuggling 14 illegal Cambodians from the border with five of them later found to be infected with coronavirus, Thai Rath newspaper said this evening (July 14). The bogus emergency vehicle had passed several checkpoints before being caught at

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Two Chinese capitalists surrender after police smash informal loan gang

TWO of three Chinese capitalists who together with a Cambodian woman operated the application “Rich Money” which charged exorbitant interest rates have surrendered after police raided their office on Rama 3 road, Thai Rath newspaper reported today (Dec. 21). The Centre for Informal Debt Suppression together with the Central Investigation Bureau police team mounted the

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Chinese-funded illegal finance firm raided

AN ILLEGAL online finance company located in the Rama 3 road area was raided by Economic Crime Suppression Division (ECD) Commander Pol. Maj. Gen. Maitri Chimcherd and his team today (Dec. 18) with it being discovered that funds for lending came from Chinese nationals, Siam Rath newspaper reported. In searching the company’s office which did

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Coronavirus

Video clip of illegal aliens crossing into Thailand sparks fear online

ALTHOUGH governors of provinces bordering Myanmar have been told to step up control of natural crossings to prevent Myanmar job-seekers from slipping through, with the neighbouring country now hit by a second wave of Covid-19 outbreak, many of them continue trying to illegally get across, Sanook.com reported today (Sept. 6, 2020). The well-known Mor Lab

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Illegal seaside gazebo owners feel the heat as Navy takes action

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE OWNERS OF GAZEBOS illegally built on the shores of Surat Thani have been repeatedly urged to promptly dismantle those unpermitted structures or the authorities will do so instead. The navy’s Thai Maritime Enforcement Command Centre’s Second Area Commander Vice Adm Samrerng Chanthaso confirmed today (June 8) the navy-led authorities would

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