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  • Surachate on holiday in the US

    Surachate on holiday in the US

    PHOTO: Bangkok Biz News Former Immigration Chief and high-profile crime-buster, Lt Gen Surachate Hakparn, has been laying low since being dramatically sidelined two weeks ago, being demoted to ‘office duties’ at the Police HQ in Bangkok. Now he’s on holiday in America. Thairath  says that government spokeswoman Patcharaporn Inthiang revealed that the Lt Gen Surachate had put in a request for a holiday break (given his almost daily appearance on Thailand’s media for the past two years, he’s probably accrued a lot of holiday time!) He had put in a request for a holiday in the US and is expected to be back at the end of this month.

  • UPDATE: 2 dead and 15 injured in Central World shopping complex fire, Bangkok

    UPDATE: 2 dead and 15 injured in Central World shopping complex fire, Bangkok

    At least two people have died with 15 others reported injured and hospitalised after a blaze broke out at the Central World shopping complex last night around 5.40pm in Bangkok. Many were hospitalised with smoke inhalation. The popular Central World shopping mall is close to the corner of Sukhumvit and Ratchadamri Roads, aka

  • Deputy police chief denies foreign diplomats present at Thanathorn interrogation

    Deputy police chief denies foreign diplomats present at Thanathorn interrogation

    The deputy national police commissioner is denying that a group of foreign diplomats were present at a questioning session when the Future Forward party leader reported to Bangkok police on Saturday morning over sedition charges. Pol General Srivara Rangsibhramanakul said the diplomats were invited to a briefing after the interrogation of Thanathorn Jungrungruengkit at Pathum Wan police station. The Future Forward leader, facing sedition charges for an alleged offence he committed four years ago, tweeted two photos showing the diplomats sitting in a room with Srivara at the top of the table.

  • Foreign Minister angry at foreign diplomats who attended Thanathorn’s reporting to police

    Foreign Minister angry at foreign diplomats who attended Thanathorn’s reporting to police

    Thailand’s Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai vented his anger today at foreign diplomats who attended the reporting of Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit to police on Saturday morning in Bangkok. The diplomats were from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, the Netherlands, the UK and the US, as well as EU and UN human rights officials

  • Accused took drugs before raping and killing German backpacker

    Accused took drugs before raping and killing German backpacker

    23 year old Ronnakorn Romruen, a rubbish collector, arrested for raping and murdering a German tourist over the weekend, has told police that he consumed drugs before meeting the woman on her rented motorcycle on Koh Sichang. He allegedly killed German backpacker Miriam Beelte aged 27 (some news outlets reports she was 26).

  • Surachate reports to the Royal Thai Police HQ

    Surachate reports to the Royal Thai Police HQ

    …but there was nothing to say from the man that’s had a lot to say in the past. Surachate “Big Joke” Hakparn, you know, the guy who’s been in our news almost every day for the past year, has reported to the RTP HQ today, but soon after was seen leaving the building. No talking to the media today, strange for a man that’s weaponised Thai media in the past 12 months with his almost daily naming, shaming and parading of miscreants

  • Bogus policeman arrested for extorting Bangkok lottery sellers

    Bogus policeman arrested for extorting Bangkok lottery sellers

    FILE PHOTO A man has been arrested for allegedly disguising himself as a policeman to extort money and lottery tickets from at least two lottery ticket vendors who sold overpriced tickets in Bangkok. 40 year old Poramin Sartsomboon has been arrested over the matter. Police say Poramin was arrested on Sunday after parking his car in front of Thepsirin Temple, where he allegedly intended seeking out further ticket vendors on whom to prey

  • Heavier traffic violation penalties being discussed by police

    Heavier traffic violation penalties being discussed by police

    Heavier penalties for drink-drivers and repeat offenders on Thai roads are under scission between traffic police and other agencies. Maj-General Ekkarak Limsangkatt, a member of the committee reviewing of traffic-law enforcement, is calling for harsher punishments in line with the Japanese model that penalises both the drink-driver and any passenger who “abetted the wrongdoing.” Ekkarak was speaking after a meeting at the Royal Thai Police headquarters in Bangkok. Among proposals discussed were the issuing of traffic tickets and harsher sentences for repeat offenders based on evidence gathered by Police Ticket Management over the last three years.

  • 75 year old mauled to death by pitbulls in Nonthaburi

    75 year old mauled to death by pitbulls in Nonthaburi

    PHOTO: Sanook A family have returned home to find the 75 year old Grandmother had been attacked and mauled by the family’s six pit bull terriers. The woman, named Iat, was lying in a pool of blood outside the house in Bang Bua Thong, Nonthaburi, on the west side of the Chao Phraya, Bangkok

  • Polish man charged after threatening people with a gun in Patong

    Polish man charged after threatening people with a gun in Patong

    PHOTOS: Patong Police A Polish man has been charged with carrying a gun in public in Patong, Phuket. Patong Police report that at 6.20pm last night (Tuesday) they were notified that a man was using a gun to threaten others at a hotel on Pisit Koranee Road in Patong.

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