Crime Suppression Division officers show an arrest warrant to Somkhid Plangklang, who had evaded capture for people smuggling for nine years, at a temple in Nakhon Ratchasima. He was defrocked and taken into custody.
Team Japan celebrate on the podium during the awarding ceremony after winning the BWF Uber Cup 2018 final against team Thailand in Bangkok, Thailand, on May 26, 2018. Team Japan beat team Thailand by 3-0 in the final and claimed the title of the event.
Marine police arrested a Myanmar worker on Friday for allegedly stabbing and severely injuring the skipper onboard a fishing boat in the Gulf of Thailand offshore Chumphon. Marine police dispatched a patrol boat to intercept the Masaya Nava 15 fishing boat at 3pm on Friday after being alerted to the incident by the Port-in-Port-out Centre in Chumphon.
A Bangkok-Phitsanulok bus overturned in Pichit early on Saturday after ramming into the rear of a truck, injuring 28 people, police said. The accident happened at 3:30am on the highway No 117 of the Nakhon Sawan-Phitsanulok section in Ban Nong Sadao village in Tambon Nong Sadao of Phichit's Vajira Baramee district.
An oil tanker carrying 16,000 litres of diesel crashed into a lamppost on a Prachin Buri road before it overturned, causing a leakage on Friday. Police said the accident happened at 11:30am on the Kabin Buri-Nakhon Ratchasima road near a Muang Kao school in Tambon Muang Kao of Prachin Buri's Kabin Buri district.
Police search Wat Sa Ket for a second time on Friday. The target of the search was the living quarters of abbot Phra Phrom Sitthi.
Workers at an electronic waste recycling factory in Lat Krabang industrial estate separate usable electronic components from electronic waste illegally imported from overseas. The factory also allegedly distributed the waste to other recycling plants across Chachoengsao province.
A rendering of Aksorn Rayong, Mida's first 'combination concept' facility, featuring a resort and wellness services. The company says the project will cost 1 billion baht.
A lone thief breaks into a shop in Khon Kaen and makes off with cash and other items worth more than 200,000 baht before fleeing on his car on May 23. KHON KAEN: A car driver was caught on video breaking into a shop in Muang district and making off with cash, mobile phones, notebook computers and other items, worth over 200,000 baht. The lone thief, wearing a cap and shorts, parked a Honda Accord sedan in front of Chai Charoen Charter shop in Muang district at around 3am on May 23. He then broke into the shop and used a screwdriver to force open a drawer and stole 5,000-baht cash and mobile phones.
Jandee Boonbandong, the 45-year-old mother of Thanya Kongpeera, shows a photo of her daughter, who reportedly hanged herself at an emergency shelter in Malaysia after being rescued from the flesh trade. The mother suspects foul play, and insists her daughter would never have killed herself.
In this photo taken Thursday, May 24, 2018, and released by the Royal Thai Police, a factory processing electronic waste is visited by police in Lat Krabang, outside Bangkok, Thailand.
Ex-cop Vichai Kradkrayang and his accomplices sit at a news conference under the watchful eyes of Pol. Maj. Gen.
The mother of a 26-year-old Khon Kaen woman, who had reportedly committed suicide by hanging due to stress over the prospect of being detained for another three months for an investigation after she was rescued from a prostitution ring in Malaysia, has expressed disbelief that her daughter would commit suicide when she was so close to returning home. The 45-year-old mother whose name is being withheld to protect the victim's identity spoke to officials from the Social Development and Human Security Ministry who visited her at home in Muang Khon Kaen to see if the family qualified for any aid.
Spotting wild elephants roaming in their natural habitat is just one of the amazing highlights of a trip around this country "Look down there," said our guide. "Through the trees."
Larry Jagan writes that Myanmar is under growing pressure as the government "tries desperately to arrange for the return of nearly a million Muslim refugees" from Bangladesh. However, there's not much evidence that Myanmar's government is "desperately" trying to arrange the return of the refugees, almost all of whom are Rohingya .
Baldeep Singh Gultali, 41, accompanied by an Indian friend, files a complaint with Pattaya police, accusing a group of Thai men of assaulting him on Pattaya beach in Chon Buri. CHON BURI: Police say reports that gangsters claiming "ownership" of Pattaya beach chased away some tourists and assaulted an Indian national for sitting on the beach are not true.
By Abu Hafez Al-Hakim Abu Hafez Al-Hakim the spokesperson of MARA-Patani, an umbrella organisation of several Patani Islamic liberation movements in the Muslim Malay-majority southern Thailand shares some insights on how changes in the Malaysian leadership has put the peace dialogue at crossroads. YALA -- As far as the peace dialogue process in restive South Thailand is concerned, any political changes at the helm both in Malaysia and Thailand will have an impact on the process one way or another.