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Thailand’s Police Chief Orders Scare Alert Over Fear of Thaksin Supporters

, BANGKOK – In an effort to return Thailand to happiness, National police Chief Pol Gen Somyot Pumpunmuang directed officers in a scare alert to monitor supporters (Red Shirts) of the former prime minister by working closely with local leaders. Police officers across the country have been placed on alert amid security concerns following the […]

May 30th, 2015 | Posted in Thailand Politics | Read More »

Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew Observes Programs for Hill-Tribes People in Chiang Rai

  CHIANG RAI– Social Development and Human Security Minister Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew visited Chiang Rai to observe self-reliance programs for hill tribe people. Pol Gen Adul met with the village chief and community leaders of Ban Saen Suk in Muang District, Chiang Rai province to discuss the progress of self-reliance programs. The Minister also gave […]

May 30th, 2015 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Thailand’s Military Backed Police Commission Vote to Strip Thaksin of his Police Rank

. BANGKOK – The Police Commission backed by Thailand’s Military backed government, decided unanimously on Friday that Thaksin Shinawatra should be stripped of his lieutenant-colonel rank. The recommendation will be sent to Thailand’s Police chief Somyot Poompanmoung who was appointed by General Prayuth’s government today. If he agrees with it, the recommendation will be forward […]

May 29th, 2015 | Posted in Thailand Politics | Read More »

US Judge Approves Extradition of Man Facing Charges in Thailand

  A State of Florida Judge has granted an order of extradition for Shawn Abraham Shaw, 43, who has been locked up since he was found hiding out in Florida in late November 2014, he is accused of committing a bizarre set of crimes in Thailand. Those include kidnapping, extortion and robbery against an alleged […]

May 29th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

British Teen Abducted and Raped by Motorcycle Gang Near Bangkok

  BANGKOK  – Police Major General Kamolsanti Klanbus, chief of Kanchanaburi police, has reported that two men have confessed to raping a 19-year-old British backpacker who was kidnapped by a motorcycle gang. The young British woman was attacked as she walked to a shop in the early hours of Tuesday morning in the Kanchanaburi district, […]

May 29th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Kuwaiti National Dies after Failed Bungee Jump in Phuket

PHUKET – A 25-year-old Kuwaiti National had died after his ankle straps came off during a bungee jump on Patong beach in Phuket. The Kuwaiti man, whose name has been withheld, sustained serious injures from the fall at World Bungee Jump on the popular tourist beach on Sai Nam Yen Road in tambon Patong, said […]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Southern Thailand | Read More »

Gen Prayut Gives Public Warning to Thaksin Shinawatra

. BANGKOK – Thailand’s Junta Prime Minister Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha warned Thaksin Shinawatra on Thursday to cease making political comments, or the junta would take further action against him. Gen Prayut said the decision by the Foreign Ministry to revoke Thaksin Shinawatra’s two passports was made after his latest public comments slamming the Privy council. Thaksin […]

May 28th, 2015 | Posted in Thailand Politics | Read More »

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