Publication: Bangkok Post

First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 3 reports

'Black widow' suspected

The daughter of the late Japanese husband of a Samut Prakan woman charged for killing and dismembering her new Japanese companion has asked Thai police to reopen the investigation into his fatal 2003 “accident.”Keiko Matta, 31, met with Bang Sao Thong ... [Published Bangkok Post - 6 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Duck farm suspects jailed

Police have arrested two Myanmar men for allegedly killing their duck-farmer employers in Ratchaburi province on Monday to steal 150,000 baht.Police bring Yao, 26 of Myanmar, to a press conference in Ratchaburi on Thursday. He and three Myanmar workers ... [Published Bangkok Post - 7 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Ladyboy’s German beau faces charges

MANILA — A German man whose transgender partner was murdered faces charges after trying to force his way past military guards to get at the American marine who allegedly killed him.German Marc Susselbeck (in black), boyfriend of murdered Filipino transgender ... [Published Bangkok Post - 8 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 2 reports

Activists opposed

The government plans to auction new petroleum concessions for 29 onshore and offshore blocks next February, expecting to draw investment of 5 billion baht over the next three to five years.Activist Kamolpan Cheewapansri (left) had an anti-exploration ... [Published Bangkok Post - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 3 reports

Shinwatras skip trip to red-shirt temple

A Thai temple in India will be packed with former Pheu Thai ministers and MPs joining a traditional krathin or "robe-offering" ceremony this Saturday, but the man they came to see and his sister will not be there.Ousted prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra ... [Published Bangkok Post - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Prosecutors stand firm on Koh Tao killings

The withdrawal of confessions made by the suspects in the murders of two British tourists on Koh Tao will not affect the way public prosecutors judge the case, the chief prosecutor reviewing the police investigation said yesterday.Thawatchai: Forensics ... [Published Bangkok Post - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

DSI probes Tarit for 'land grab'

The 2nd Army has launched a fresh probe against former Department of Special Investigation (DSI) chief Tarit Pengdith for allegedly acquiring a land plot illegally in Nakhon Ratchasima.The force is also investigating if Mr Tarit also occupied adjacent ... [Published Bangkok Post - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

Police nab 6 suspected loan sharks

Six members of an alleged loan-shark gang were arrested in raids in Udon Thani yesterday.A joint police and military team captured Thawatchai Paengpeng and Wutthichai Daengna in tambon Ban Chan district, following complaints they were charging exorbitant ... [Published Bangkok Post - 18 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Koh Tao suspects recant

The Myanmar suspects accused of killing two British tourists on Koh Tao have lodged a petition to prosecutors insisting they had nothing with the murder and were tortured into confessing.The complaint was made after three lawyers from the Lawyers Council ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 5 reports

Couple charged with murdering Japanese man

Police today charged a Samut Prakan province couple with the premeditated murder of a 79-year-old Japanese man missing since Sept 21.Pornchanok Chaiyapa, 47, and her taxi driver husband Somchai Kaewbangyang are accused of killing Yoshinori Katsuo, chopping ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Gold prices stable at B19,100

The Gold Traders Association this morning announced buying prices at 18,722.60 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments and 19,000 baht per baht-weight for gold bar.Selling prices were set at 19,500 baht per baht-weight for gold ornaments, and 19,100 baht ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Graft body says NRC needn’t reveal assets

The National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has resolved that National Reform Council (NRC) members need not declare their assets because their jobs are academic and do not pose conflicts of interest.Members of the National Reform Council surround ... [Published Bangkok Post - Oct 22 2014]

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"We also like to ascertain through the German embassy the true identity and pertinent background information" of the individual, "whose misbehaviour caught the attention of Philippine authorities."
"Sustainability is trying to do more with less and less. Resilience, especially in terms of a city, is about building the character and spirit of the infrastructure of a city so that it could survive the ups and downs of the world" says Jeremy Rowe, managing director of AkzoNobel Decorative Paints for Southeast and South Asia...
"Our ancestors migrated from Muang Thaeng [which is the present Dien Bien Phu in the northwestern part of Vietnam] in Sib Song Chu Tai during the 1880s when our town was attacked by Chinese Haw rebels from Yunnan" according to Pettabong Paisoon, president of the Museum of Tai Dam Houses
Last Thursday, Mr Nidhi was addressing a forum "The Decline of Dictatorships in Foreign Countries” held at Thammasat University's Rangsit campus when Khlong Luang police officers and plainclothes soldiers burst in and ended the student-organised seminar, put on by a group called the League of Liberal Thammasat for Democracy."

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