Police in Chiang Rai Seize Assets of Suspected Drug Traffickers

Police officers were dispatched to three locations in Amphur Muang and Amphoe Mae Suai, three houses, 33 acres of land and a total of 412,942.82 baht were seized by authorities.

Police in Chiang Rai Seize Assets of Suspected Drug Traffickers

  CHIANG RAI – The Deputy Commissioner of Provincial Police Region 5 and Chiang Rai District Police Chief held a joint press conference to announce the assets seizure of two suspected drug smugglers in Chiang Rai. Police and related authorities seized the assets of Mr. Veera Muen Da, age 34, and Mrs. Saeng Muen Da, […]

Thailand Set to Incinerate 6,322 Kilogram of Seized Drugs Worth 13 Billion Baht (US$395 Million)

The drugs are set to be destroyed at temperatures higher than 850 degrees, which ensures that there are no harmful chemicals, especially carcinogenic dioxins, left airborne after the incineration.

Thailand Set to Incinerate 6,322 Kilogram of Seized Drugs Worth 13 Billion Baht (US$395 Million)

  BANGKOK – Officials from the Food and Drug Administration in Thailand is set to incinerate 6,322 kilograms of confiscated drugs worth 13 billion baht (US$395 million) to mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking on June 26. The drugs include 5,514 kilogram of methamphetamine pills, 486kg of crystal meth, 108kg of heroin, […]

Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission “Axes Probe” of 2010 Military Crackdown

The NACC voted unanimously not to revive the case of the violent 2010 military crackdown that killed killed nearly 100 protesters and injured thousands.

Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission “Axes Probe” of 2010 Military Crackdown

  BANGKOK – Thailand’s National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) on Thursday voted unanimously not to revive the case of the violent 2010 military crackdown on the red-shirt demonstration, citing “no new evidence.” The junta NACC had ruled in 2015 that ex-prime minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and his deputy Suthep Thaugsuban were not guilty after they ordered the […]

Thailand’s Junta Leader Makes Cover of Time Magazine

Thailand’s Junta Leader Makes Cover of Time Magazine

  BANGKOK – General Prayuth Chan-ocha appears at ease among the lavish trappings of politics. Thailand’s Prime Minister is never far from doting courtiers in Bangkok’s 1920s Government House, a neo-Gothic building stippled with classical paintings and one particularly plump jade Buddha. Sitting in a position of complete power, he says, it’s only out of […]

Primary School Teacher Northern Thailand Comes Under Fire for Humiliating Little Boy by Taping ‘Fee Not Paid’ Across his Shirt

The teacher taped a "Not yet paid tuition fee 700 baht" message taped across his shirtfront. He later ran home telling his mother he was punished and no one had talked to him.

Primary School Teacher Northern Thailand Comes Under Fire for Humiliating Little Boy by Taping ‘Fee Not Paid’ Across his Shirt

  PETCHABUN – A primary school teacher in Northern Thailand has come under fire for allegedly taping a “Not yet paid tuition fee 700 baht” notice across the the front of a pupil’s shirt. A photo of the pupil with the sign on his chest was posted on social media and quickly drew criticism, with […]

Government Helps Stateless Student in Chiang Rai Compete at Hong Kong International Robotics Olympiad

Aryo is one of the school’s robotics team members but he could not leave the Country as he is stateless as his parents are highlanders who do not have Thai citizenship. - Photo Thai PBS

Government Helps Stateless Student in Chiang Rai Compete at Hong Kong International Robotics Olympiad

  CHIANG RAI – A stateless Mathayom 3 student has been granted permission participate in the Hong Kong International Robotics Olympiad 2018 during July 20-23 as one of Thailand’s representatives. Aryo Megag, a stateless hill-tribe student from the Ban Huay Namyen school in Tambon Wawi, Mae Sruey district of Chiang Rai earned the right to […]

Undercover Police in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai District Arrest Two Myanmar Men in a Sting Operation that Nets 30Kg of Crystal Meth

Officers and the local Mae Sai police conducted a sting operation that led to the arrest of Myanmar Nationals Sai Lyoe, 32, and Sai Hlang Han, 23.

Undercover Police in Chiang Rai’s Mae Sai District Arrest Two Myanmar Men in a Sting Operation that Nets 30Kg of Crystal Meth

  CHIANG RAI – Narcotics Suppression and local Police have arrested two Myanmar Nationals in Mae Sai Wednesday night for trafficking more than 30 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine. A Police officer from the Narcotics Suppression division of the Royal Thai Police said on Thursday its officers and the local Mae Sai police conducted a sting […]

Chiang Rai Man Kills Wife With Axe Then Dumps Her Body in Pond

Anon was charged with stabbing his wife, Mayuree Jihom, 54, and putting her body in a pond behind their house. She suffered at least five wounds to the neck, back and throat.

Chiang Rai Man Kills Wife With Axe Then Dumps Her Body in Pond

  CHIANG RAI – Police arrested a Chiang Rai man on Tuesday night for allegedly hacking his wife to death with an axe and throwing her body in their fishpond before going for a drink. Anon Jihom, 57, was arrested while drinking with friends not far from his house in Ban San Pladook village in […]

Burger King in Russia Apologies for World Cup “Get Pregnant” Ad

The ad promised a reward of free burgers to women who get “the best football genes” and “ensure the success of the Russian team for generations to come.”

Burger King in Russia Apologies for World Cup “Get Pregnant” Ad

  MOSCOW – Burger King in Russia has apologized for offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to Russian women who get pregnant by World Cup players. Critics assailed the offer, announced on Russian social media, as sexist and demeaning. The announcement was removed Tuesday from Burger King’s social media accounts but was still circulating among […]

America’s ABC News “Offers Apology” After Being Called Out Over Blatant Fake News

America’s ABC News “Offers Apology” After Being Called Out Over Blatant Fake News

  NEW YORK – America’s ABC News has offered an apology for a graphic (Fake News) that incorrectly said that former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort had pleaded guilty to five charges of manslaughter. The graphic conveniently aired Wednesday during live coverage of President Trump’s meeting with congressional leaders, where it was announced he would […]

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