'Apologies'

'Apologies'

The national police chief apologises over the alleged extortion of a visiting Taiwanese actress by Bangkok police, saying most police are decent people dedicated to serving the public.

15:02 19

Early dissolution unlikely

The House of Representatives is unlikely to be dissolved before the Election Commission finishes redrawing electoral boundaries for the 400 constituency MPs nationwide.

04:41 20
Early dissolution unlikely

Uttama, Sontirat back in fold

Former Palang Pracharath Party leader Uttama Savanayana and former secretary-general Sontirat Sontijirawong made their return to the ruling party.

05:09 7
Uttama, Sontirat back in fold

Actress bribe claim borne out by officers' confessions

A number of officers accused by Taiwanese actress Charlene An of extorting 27,000 baht from her in the early morning of Jan 4 have now admitted she was telling the truth.

04:06 116
Actress bribe claim borne out by officers' confessions

Tourism index up in Q4

The tourism confidence index in Q4 still lagged behind the corresponding period prior to the pandemic while tourism scams can be found everywhere.

04:37 13
Tourism index up in Q4

One pill limit

A ministerial regulation is being amended so that anyone with more than one methamphetamine pill in possession will be regarded as having the pills with intent to sell.

06:02 35
One pill limit

PM quick to take credit

Prime Minister Prayut laid claim to water resources management, saying although Deputy Prime Minister Prawit has been given a remit, he has the final say on all major decisions.

05:10 16
PM quick to take credit

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