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Bail denied for six policemen accused of extorting tourists caught with vaping devices, as police crack down on illegal e-cigarettes after learning they’re easy to obtain.

2 Feb 2023 17
Phuket cabbies protest against unregistered competitors

Phuket cabbies protest against unregistered competitors

PHUKET: Operators of registered taxis and public transport vehicles on Thursday flexed their muscles to protest against unregistered taxis and outside vehicles providing services on the resort island.

2 Feb 2023 14

School lunch scam

Bangkok school director suspended for allegedly extorting more than 300,000 baht from a supplier of student lunches, while insisting the cash found in his office belonged to someone else.

2 Feb 2023 31
School lunch scam

Bribery charges

Six policemen at Huai Khwang station face charges of taking bribes in connection with alleged extortion of a Taiwanese actress’s group at a checkpoint on Jan 4.

2 Feb 2023 18
Bribery charges
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Blackpink shop and exhibition open at ICONSIAM

Calling all Blinks in Bangkok and beyond -- a Blackpink concert exhibition with pop-up shop is now on display at ICONSIAM.

31 Jan 2023 2

Justin Bieber sells music rights for $200 mn

NEW YORK - Pop juggernaut Justin Bieber has sold his music publishing and recording catalog shares to the Blackstone-backed Hipgnosis Songs Capital for $200 million, the company said Tuesday -- marking the industry's latest blockbuster rights deal.

25 Jan 2023 3

'Everything Everywhere' tops Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES: The multiverse sci-fi smash “Everything Everywhere All At Once” on Tuesday topped the Oscar nominations with 11, as Hollywood formally kicked off the race to the Academy Awards on March 12.

24 Jan 2023 1
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22:02

Rights groups petition Supreme Court for bail reform

Eight human rights and democracy organisations submitted an open letter to the president of the Supreme Court on Thursday asking it to release detained political activists and to review court regulations on bail conditions.

22:02
Rights groups petition Supreme Court for bail reform
21:55

Frenchman claiming police ties nabbed for extortion

A French fugitive has been arrested after allegedly claiming close connections with senior police officers to extort money from many expats in Pattaya.

21:55
Frenchman claiming police ties nabbed for extortion
20:05

Online lotto chief charged with overpricing

The embattled chief executive of the Kong Salak Plus online lottery platform reported to police on Thursday to acknowledge charges of selling tickets at more than face value. He denied all charges and accused police of intimidating his clients.

20:05 1
Online lotto chief charged with overpricing
19:50

Court issues arrest warrant for ex-DSI chief

The Supreme Court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for Tarit Pengdith, the former head of the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), believing he intended to tactically delay court proceedings in a malfeasance case brought against him and three other parties.

19:50
Court issues arrest warrant for ex-DSI chief
17:50

No vaping for smokers, no bail for 'extortion' police

Bail denied for six policemen accused of extorting tourists caught with vaping devices, as police crack down on illegal e-cigarettes after learning they’re easy to obtain.

17:50 17
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17:00

St. Stephen’s International School Bangkok ‘Open Days’

We are delighted to invite you to St. Stephen’s Open Days on 28 February for Primary and Secondary, and 14 March for Early Years, when you will see the advantages of attending a middle-sized school and why the British curriculum is so beneficial for your child.

17:00
St. Stephen’s International School Bangkok ‘Open Days’
16:34

Suppakit Limboonsong appointed Managing Director of iProspect Thailand

iProspect Thailand, a subsidiary brand network of dentsu international Thailand, has appointed Suppakit Limboonsong as Managing Director, with immediate effect. He will report to Aichanyar Vattanapornvarakul, CEO of iProspect Thailand.

16:34
Suppakit Limboonsong appointed Managing Director of iProspect Thailand
15:32

Phuket cabbies protest against unregistered competitors

PHUKET: Operators of registered taxis and public transport vehicles on Thursday flexed their muscles to protest against unregistered taxis and outside vehicles providing services on the resort island.

15:32 14
Phuket cabbies protest against unregistered competitors
MOST RECENT LIFE

Blackpink shop and exhibition open at ICONSIAM

Calling all Blinks in Bangkok and beyond -- a Blackpink concert exhibition with pop-up shop is now on display at ICONSIAM.

31 Jan 2023 2

Justin Bieber sells music rights for $200 mn

NEW YORK - Pop juggernaut Justin Bieber has sold his music publishing and recording catalog shares to the Blackstone-backed Hipgnosis Songs Capital for $200 million, the company said Tuesday -- marking the industry's latest blockbuster rights deal.

25 Jan 2023 3

'Everything Everywhere' tops Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES: The multiverse sci-fi smash “Everything Everywhere All At Once” on Tuesday topped the Oscar nominations with 11, as Hollywood formally kicked off the race to the Academy Awards on March 12.

24 Jan 2023 1