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Deputy National Police Chief Says Nine Police Officers Sacked Over Mae Hong Son Child Sex Scandal

  – MAE HONG SON – Thailand’s Deputy National Police Chief Srivara Ransibrahmanakul said yesterday, none police officers have been dismissed and put under serious disciplinary investigation after being implicated in the northern province’s child prostitution scandal. The nine officers include alleged racket operator Pol Senior Sgt Major Yutthachai Thongchat of Nam Piang Din police […]

May 7th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Police Arrested, Governor Transferred Over Mae Hong Song Child Sex Ring

– MAE HONG SON – A Thai court has approved three arrest warrants for Mae Hong Son policemen on suspicion of gang rape Monday but denied three other warrants for officers who are suspected of involvement in the sex trafficking of underage teenage girls. Decisions on the warrants were made by the Mae Hong Son […]

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,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 »

Foreign Newspapers Apologie to Hmong Girls for Labeling them Tiny Thieves

– CHIANG MAI – The Sun of Britain and Daily Mail Australia media outlets have sent letters of apology to the parents of Hmong sisters, Dokmai, 10, and her younger sister Gaolhee, 7 for wrongly accusing them of being caught on camera stealing a British tourist’s watch at Doi Suthep temple several months ago. Chiang […]

March 21st, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Rare Jungle Cats Sighted in Chiang Mai Omkoi Wildlife Sanctuary

    – CHIANG MAI – The sighting of rare jungle cats in northern Thailand has buoyed environmentalists and conservationists concerned that habitat loss and animal poaching are contributing to the species’ decline. The jungle cats (Felis chaus) are found across a diverse region of the globe — from Egypt, West and Central Asia, South […]

March 18th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand | Read More »

Two Killed and 13 Injured after Passenger Van Slams into Rear of Trailer Truck in Northern Thailand

– KAMPHAENG PHET – Two Burmese migrant workers were killed and 13 others were injured, three of them in serious condition, when the passenger van they were travelling in slammed into the rear of a trailer truck in Kamphaeng Phet province before dawn on Sunday. Kampaeng Phet Provincial police reporteed the passenger van was transporting 13 […]

March 12th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand,Regional News | Read More »

Thai Man Sets Wife on Fire for Posting Selfies on Facebook

– PHAYAO – A 26 year-old mother of one suffered horrific burns across her entire body and face – needing three emergency operations and several more after her jealous husband doused her with gasoline and set her afire after she posted three innocent selfies on Facebook. Nednapha Nuankhul, 26 had been married to Chatchawarn Tarrin, […]

March 4th, 2017 | Posted in Northen Thailand | Read More »

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