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Nigerians, Thais busted for cocaine ring

Nigerians, Thais busted for cocaine ring published : 27 Nov 2021 at 20:04 Officers question a Nigerian man being held on suspicion of involvement in transnational cocaine trafficking. He is one of five people — three Nigerians and two Thais — who were arrested. (Photo supplied: Wassayos Ngamkham) Three Nigerians and Two Thais have been…

Frenchman faces deportation for Facebook posts

published : 27 Nov 2021 at 19:54 Yan Marchal is quoted as saying that the re-entry ban was likely linked to his social media posts involving Thai politics. (Photo from Yan Marchal Facebook) A 49-year-old Frenchman known for making fun of the Thai junta said on Saturday he was denied re-entry when he landed in…

Woman held at airport with cocaine from Dubai

Smuggling suspect tells police she was hired for B100,000 published : 27 Nov 2021 at 19:31 Customs officials announce the arrest of a Bangkok woman at Suvarnabhumi airport for smuggling 4kg of cocaine, worth about 12 million baht, from Dubai. (Photo supplied: Sutthiwit Chayutworakan) A 26-year-old Thai woman has been arrested at Suvarnabhumi airport for…

Omicron worries mount worldwide

Omicron worries mount worldwide Germany latest country to report suspected variant in arrival from southern Africa before travel bans kick in A Red Cross van transporting passengers of flights from South Africa who tested positive for Covid-19 drives to a hotel where they will be quarantined, on Saturday at Schiphol airport in Amsterdam. (AFP Photo)…

Candidate dies a day before local election

Candidate dies a day before local election People in 76 provinces to elect more than 60,000 tambon administrators Sunday Officials prepare for the Tha Phra tambon administration election in Khon Kaen province on Saturday. (Photo supplied by Chakkrapan Natanri) The only candidate for chairman of a tambon administration in Prachuap Khiri Khan province has died,…

Prayut: Amnesty International to be investigated

PM says rights group critical of state persecution of activists could face loss of licence published : 26 Nov 2021 at 21:14 Protesters, led by Amnesty International Thailand activists, march in Bangkok before presenting 28,426 signatures to the government to call for an end to the prosecution of people for expressing their opinions earlier this…

Songkhla gears up for December reopening

Songkhla gears up for December reopening Local businesses expect as many as 10,000 tourists a week from Malaysia and Singapore published : 26 Nov 2021 at 19:02 The Sadao checkpoint at the Thailand-Malaysia border in Songkhla.(Photo: Assawin Pakkawan) SONGKHLA: At least 10,000 tourists from Malaysia and Singapore are expected each week in Hat Yai when…

PTT invests in Taiwanese drug firm

PTT invests in Taiwanese drug firm Thai energy giant continues diversification drive as part of consortium in $475m deal published : 26 Nov 2021 at 18:48 (Reuters File Photo) PTT Plc, the majority state-owned energy conglomerate, is preparing to expand further into pharmaceuticals as part of a consortium acquiring a unit of the drugmaker Alvogen,…