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Thai Police Capture Bangkok Cabbie Who Abducted and Raped Brazilian Beauty Queen

  – BANGKOK – On Tuesday, a young Brazilian woman filed a complaint with local police in Suphan Buri, saying she had been raped by a taxi driver after she waved down his cab in front of Don Mueang airport on arrival from Malaysia about 1.30pm. The former Brazilian beauty queen hailed the yellow-green taxi from Don […]

April 26th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Tour Bus Crashes into Rear of Freight Truck in Central Thailand, Killing 1 Injuring 5

– PHETCHABURI -The sleeping second driver of a tour bus was killed and five passengers injured when it ran into the rear a trailer truck on Phetkasem highway in Khao Yoi district early on Monday. Pol Lt Col Nimit Watsuwan, a duty officer at Khao Yoi police station, told the Bangkok Post the accident occurred […]

April 24th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Former DSI Chief Sacked for Being Unusually Rich

  – BANGKOK – Thailand’s Prime Minister’s Office has dismissed Tarit Pengdith, former director-general of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), from government service for being unusually rich, effective from April 3, 2017 PM’s secretary-general Gen Wilas Aroonsri said the dismissal of Mr Tarit was as recommended by the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) after the […]

April 24th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News,Thailand Politics | Read More »

Two Pickup Trucks Collide in Surin Province, 3 Dead, 14 Injured

  – SURIN – Three people were killed and 14 others injured when two pickup trucks collided in the middle of an intersection in southern Sangkha district on Monday, police said. One of the two vehicles was an Isuzu pickup with 14 people on board.  The driver, his wife and son were in the truck’s […]

April 24th, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Phrae Police Find Massive Drug Haul Hidden in Truck Transporting with Cabbage

– PHRAE – Police have arrested two men in Phrae province after uncovering a massive shipment of illegal drugs hidden in a truck filled with cabbages. As many as 858,000 methamphetamine pills and about 36 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine were found in bags hidden among piles of cabbage in the six-wheeled truck, which was intercepted […]

April 23rd, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

New Bangkok Taxi Operators to be Required to Have GPS, Camera and Emergency Button to Improve Passenger Safety

– BANGKOK – A new regulations that is soon to been launched, will require new taxi operators to install a GPS Tracking device to monitor speed, a CCTV camera, an emergency button, and a digital monitor in their taxis for safety reasons. Details of the drivers and their vehicles will be linked to the Department […]

April 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Inter-Provincial Bus Rams into Feed Truck, Killing one, Injuring 6 in Tak Province

– TAK – A bus employee was killed and six others hurt, one seriously, when an interprovincial bus heading to Lampang rear-ended  a10-wheel truck loaded with animal feed in Tak Province. Pol Lt Col Surat Nitjasin, investigation chief at the Sam Ngao police station said the accident occured at approximatley 4am. The force of the […]

April 22nd, 2017 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

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