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Speeding celeb slammed

Thai celebrity Mallika “Tubtim” Chongwattana is in hot water for posting a photo of her car’s speedometer showing her travelling at 162kph, with the message “Rush to a meeting in BKK”. read more Although she is a “celeb”, how many … Continue reading

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‘Safety rules ignored’ in Romania nightclub blaze

BUCHAREST – Romania’s president said Saturday that safety rules may have been ignored at an underground nightclub where a fire and stampede left 27 people dead and nearly 200 injured. People light candles to commemorate the victims outside the nightclub … Continue reading

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THAILAND: Ah Kong’s case

We at PPT wanted to post this update on Ampol Tangnopakul’s case earlier, but the bombings took up our space and reading time. Sadly, Ampol (known as Ah Kong) has departed this life, having died of cancer while in custody … Continue reading

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BANGKOK: Taxi fare rise in offing as cabs pass test

A 5% rise in taxi fare rates could be approved this year after the latest evaluation of taxi services in Bangkok and nearby areas passed the required standard. read more They should investigate again how many taxis refuse the customers … Continue reading

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BANGKOK: Red-shirt anger over political link to blast

Police chief tones down claim after criticism; lawyer doubt A CONCLUSION reached by police concerning the prime suspect in the deadly Erawan Shrine blast and the implication that domestic political conflicts may have been behind the attack were vehemently questioned … Continue reading

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BANGKOK: Arrest warrant for Santika Pub operator

The Criminal Court on Wednesday issued a warrant for the arrest of Santika Pub operator Wisuk Setsawat, 50, for not attending the reading of an Appeals Court ruling in an 85-million-baht tax evasion case. read more Santika Pub, on Ekamai … Continue reading

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THAILAND: The big issue: The first man

There are three days left for Somyot Poompunmuang to catch the Erawan Shrine bomber before he is no longer police chief. It would be a terrific, matching bookend to the one he got in his first week on the job, … Continue reading

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