• Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    British woman’s ‘rape’ never happened, Thai police conclude
    A BRITISH teen who claimed to have been drugged and raped on Koh Tao in June has failed to confirm the site of the attack, identity of the attacker or how the attack happened while being questioned in the UK, Thai police officers said.
    national
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:00
    Joint bid to detect drug-resistant pathogens
    Bumrungrad International Hospital is partnering with Biotia, a US health-tech company to pilot artificial intelligence (AI), sequencing-based technology to revolutionise pathogen and drug-resistance detection, the company’s chief executive officer and medical director Assoc Professor Dr Somsak Chaovisitsaree said.
    Corporate
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:33
    As Canada awaits, Uruguay's legal cannabis project provides benchmark
    As Canada prepares on Wednesday to become only the second country in the world to legalize the use of marijuana, experts in Uruguay say its pioneering move three years ago helped to reduce drug trafficking in the South American nation.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 01:00
    SK unit builds AI-powered drug development platform
    SK Biopharmaceuticals, the new drug development unit of South Korea’s telecom-to-energy conglomerate SK Group, said it has finished developing an artificially intelligent drug development and design platform that is expected to speed up its new drug discovery efforts.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 17:45
    Integrated police intel leads to holiday arrests of 14, major border drug seizures
    Police have seized a combined 22 million methamphetamine pills, 100 kilograms of crystal meth or “ice”, and 1,800 kilograms of marijuana from seven separate drug busts in just one week, Deputy National Police Commissioner Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakan told a press conference on Monday.
    national
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:24
    Drug prevention fight a cross-border effort, Mekong countries confirm
    Representatives from Laos, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam gathered in Vientiane on Friday for the opening of a centre that will foster close cooperation and support for  the fight against illicit drugs in the region.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:00
    Supreme Court acquits six policemen in killing of teen
    THE SUPREME Court has given the benefit of the doubt to all six policemen who had been convicted of killing a 17-year-old suspect during the government’s war on drugs in 2004, reversing the rulings of two lower courts.
    national
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 14:29
    Pickup falls from six-floor carpark
    A pickup truck driver reversed and fell from the rooftop of the six-floor carpark at the Food and Drug Administration's headquarters.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:40
    Chiang Rai man arrested with 108,000 meth pills, 2kg of 'ice'
    A man was arrested while allegedly trying to smuggle 108,000 methamphetamine pills and two kilos of crystal meth from the Myanmar border in Chiang Rai's Mae Chan district on Tuesday evening.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:16
    Army deserter on meth charge in Bangkok
    An Army conscript who deserted his base in Phetchaburi three months ago was arrested in Bangkok early Monday allegedly in possession of 4,000 methamphetamine pills and charged with trafficking.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:32
    American suspect arrested in Bangkok
    Immigration police have arrested an American fugitive who is accused of jumping bail on a drug charge in the United States, Immigration Bureau acting commissioner Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal said.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 04 Oct 2018 20:00
    700kg of ice seized in Ayuthaya
    The police have arrested two Thai men in their 20s along with 700kg of crystal methamphetamine or "ice" worth Bt2 billion in street value in Ayuthaya province, as the pair were transporting the illicit drugs hidden among farm produce from the north, deputy national police chief General Chalermkiat Srivorakan told the press on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 30 Sep 2018 21:14
    Son allegedly kills father under influence of drugs, alcohol
    A 24-year-old Thai man, reportedly high on drugs and alcohol, allegedly killed his 57-year-old father and seriously wounded his mother early on Sunday at their home in Maha Sarakham province, police said.
    Around Thailand
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 01:00
    Seven deaths in one night burst bubble of Vietnam’s young rave scene    
    Days after seven people died after taking a cocktail of drugs at a dance music festival, their peers partied on at a sweaty Hanoi nightclub, hoping tragedy does not pull the plug on the nascent rave scene in the buttoned-up communist capital.
    opinion
  • Fri, 28 Sep 2018 15:41
    Drug-crazed man allegedly kills stranger in Chumphon
    A man apparently high on methamphetamines was arrested after he allegedly killed a stranger by hitting him on the head with a stone mortar and a stick in a grocery store in Chumphon's Tha Sae district on Thursday night.
    Breaking News
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