• Sat, 26 May 2018 01:00:00
    Crackdown on monks a junta attempt to clean up Sangha
    UNPRECEDENTED police action against high-ranking monks are a part of the junta government’s key initiative to clean up the country’s often-untouchable ecclesiastical sector, according to an informed source.
    national
  • Fri, 25 May 2018 19:00:00
    Chiang Mai inns and guesthouses petition court for legalisation
    Facing a crackdown on unregistered accommodations, the operators of 200 small hotels and guesthouses in Chiang Mai’s Muang district on Friday jointly hired a team of experienced lawyers to petition the court to legalise their businesses, as well as asking for help from related agencies.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00:00
    Battle against pollution has pride of place among China’s policies
    The latest crackdown on waste shipments from overseas, launched by China’s General Administration of Customs on Tuesday, reflects the government’s firm determination to prevent the continuous inflow of foreign waste in efforts to combat pollution.
    opinion
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 06:51:11
    Saudis step up arrests of women's rights advocates, campaigners say
    Saudi authorities have widened a crackdown on women's rights advocates, detaining at least three more activists a month before the kingdom lifts its decades-old ban on women drivers, campaigners said Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 22 May 2018 18:00:00
    Police raid Chachoengsao plant in crackdown on foreign e-waste disposal
    POLICE SEARCHED a waste management plant in Chachoengsao’s Plaeng Yao district on Tuesday, responding to an allegation that hazardous industrial waste had been smuggled from abroad to be burned at the facility, spreading toxins in the area.
    national
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 01:00:00
    Victims of May 19 crackdown await justice – eight years later
    WHILE reconciliation has been a major item on the government’s agenda, a senior researcher for the New-York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW), Sunai Phasuk, complained there had been no justice eight years after the bloody crackdown on red shirts that left nearly a hundred people dead and thousands injured.
    politics
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 18:33:25
    Moldovian arrested in crackdown on child porn website
    A Moldovian national was arrested at his rented home in Prachuap Khiri Khan’s Thab Sakae district on Tuesday over accusations that he had reaped benefits from a website that earned Bt123 million per year from feeding child pornographic materials to others, police told a press conference in Bangkok on Wednesday.
    national
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 01:00:00
    Police crackdown on World Cup gambling kicks off
    AHEAD OF the 2018 World Cup in Russia from June 14 to July 15, the Metropolitan Police Bureau (MPB) yesterday officially launched its special centre tasked with cracking down on online football gambling.
    national
  • Mon, 14 May 2018 12:47:22
    World Cup looms, crackdown on betting begins
    A raid on a building in Bangkok’s Lak Si district on Sunday night where bets were being taken on this summer’s World Cup resulted in six arrests and the seizure of 13 computers, 16 bettors’ tickets and Bt14,449 in cash.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 11:37:24
    100 arrested, 85 modified bikes seized in police crackdown
    The Bangkok police on Friday night arrested 100 motorcyclists and pillion riders and seized 85 bikes found to have been allegedly modified for road racing.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00:00
    Six arrested, 500 websites blocked in child porn crackdown
    THAILAND HAS stepped up its crackdown on online child pornography, leading to the recent arrest of six suspects and the blocking of more than 500 websites.
    national
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 17:56:07
    Six arrested child-porn crackdown
    Six suspects have been arrested in nationwide crackdowns on child pornography websites, deputy tourist police chief Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 11 May 2018 11:23:44
    Bangkok lane-change crackdown nets 50,000 offenders in two days
    In the first two days following a strict ban on the practice, Bangkok traffic police issued more than 50,000 tickets to motorists at 15 flyovers and underpasses for illegally changing lanes to overtake other vehicles.
    national
  • Mon, 07 May 2018 16:25:09
    Police raid offices of ex-Special Branch officer in cosmetics crackdown
    As part of an ongoing crackdown on unlicensed cosmetics, police on Monday searched an office at Don Muang Pattana Co Ltd used by Pol Lt-Colonel Santhana Prayoonrat. Santhana, a former deputy superintendent at the Special Branch Police Division, is serving as an adviser to the company.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 06 May 2018 12:37:02
    Crackdown on teen road racers in Khon Kaen
    More than 100 officials rounded up dozens of teenage illegal road racers in Khon Kaen province early on Sunday.
    Breaking News
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