• Mon, 27 Aug 2018 18:10
    Police find 15 stalls selling illegal ‘libido booster’ drug in Khlong Toey Nua, but vendors escape arrest
    Police, on an operation to search for an illegal “libido booster” drug in Bangkok’s Sukhumvit area on Sunday night, found 15 law-breaking stalls although the vendors managed to escaped arrest, deputy national police chief Pol General Weerachai Songmetta said on Monday.
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  • Mon, 21 May 2018 17:03
    Police, FDA raid premises of maker of sibutramine-laced food supplements
    Deputy national police chief Pol General Weerachai Songmetta led a police raid on Monday on a company making and selling food supplements containing the dangerous appetite suppressant sibutramine, in Bangkok’s Bang Phlat district.
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  • Fri, 04 May 2018 19:46
    300 police, officials in third raid of Don Muang market over illegal cosmetics
    DEPUTY NATIONAL POLICE chief Pol General Weerachai Songmetta on Friday led 300 police, soldiers and related officials to search 12 shops in the Talad Mai Don Muang area in Bangkok’s Don Muang district in the third search operation for illegal cosmetic and food supplement products.
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  • Sun, 29 Apr 2018 18:15
    Celebrity surgeon and wife summoned in ‘Magic Skin’ probe
    TV celebrity cosmetic surgeon Dr Piyapong Howilailak and his wife Pavena Namsongkhram have been summoned to give information to police on May 11 about their endorsement of a product under the “Magic Skin” brand, a senior police officer said on Sunday.
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  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 15:11
    Police interview first batch of Magic Skin endorsers who then face media
    Four Thai actresses on Friday testified “as witnesses” to police about their role in “product review” advertisements for the Magic Skin cosmetic and food-supplement brand at the centre of allegations, according to national police deputy chief Pol General Weerachai Songmetta.
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  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 14:07
    7 celebrities face questions over ‘beauty products’ ads
    Police will on Wednesday issue summonses to the first batch of seven Thai celebrities for questioning over their alleged involvement with a well-known food-supplement brand at the centre of allegations that its products were sold without proper licences, national police deputy chief Pol General Weerachai Songmetta said on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:00
    Accused in broadcast assault may face attempted murder charge, say police
    A MAN hit with four criminal charges following his assault and humiliation of his 21-year-old girlfriend during a Facebook Live broadcast on Sunday might also be facing an attempted murder charge, national police deputy chief Pol General Weerachai Songmetta said yesterday.
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  • Tue, 24 Apr 2018 02:00
    Celebrities face the music as health brand runs afoul of FDA
    POLICE WILL soon summon 56 Thai celebrities for questioning over their alleged involvement with a well-known food-supplement brand accused of selling its products without proper licences, national police deputy chief Pol General Weerachai Songmetta said yesterday.
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  • Fri, 23 Mar 2018 15:02
    General refuses to promise end to deaths of ‘punished’ conscripts
    The Royal Thai Armed Forces will begin conscription of privates early next month, Assistant Army Chief General Weerachai Inthusophon said, adding that he could not guarantee that privates would not die as a result of punishment in the future.
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  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00
    Army appoints panel to probe allegations in mask project
    THE ROYAL Thai Army (RTA) will set up a fact-finding committee to investigate allegations surrounding a research project to develop safety masks for the military.
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  • Fri, 08 Dec 2017 16:41
    Former actor among suspects in alleged bogus drug raid
    Former actor Weerachaisriwanik Wanneukkul, 38, was among three men who surrendered to police early Friday morning to fight charges of posing as narcotic suppression officers in a raid on a Bangkok garage to “arrest” its owner over drug allegations.
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  • Thu, 30 Nov 2017 12:34
    Discovering the Royal Projects
    Dr Weerachai Nanakorn will lead a Siam Society study trip to the Royal Projects at Doi Ang Khang and Huai Hong Khrai as well as the small Chiang Mai village of Mae Kampong from January 5 to 7.
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  • Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:44
    Police re-enact Health Ministry car accident
    Police on Wednesday planned to conduct a simulation of the incident in which Public Health Ministry senior official Dr Yorn Chiranakhon’s car hit a security guard in the ministry compound in Nonthaburi’s Muang district last Friday, said acting national police deputy chief Pol General Weerachai Songmetta.
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  • Sun, 11 Jun 2017 17:15
    ‘Priew’ mental health test normal, but difficulties adjusting to prison
    The mental health test of a female suspect currently detained in Khon Kaen on charges linked to the much-publicised murder and dismemberment case found that her mental health condition was normal, Khon Kaen prison warden Weerachai Petchrat said on Sunday.
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  • Tue, 16 May 2017 17:34
    Chemist disproves advertising claim of ‘marble’ surface on Korea King pan
    The Consumer Protection Board (CPB) has ordered three agencies to carry out a detailed investigation regarding the controversial Korea King frying pan as a recent scientific assessment by a Kasetsart University academic found that the pan was not coated in marble as advertised, Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Science lecturer Jessada Denduangboripant said on Tuesday.
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