• Mon, 17 Jun 2019 01:00
    Energy war is latest destructive policy in White House pipeline 
    In another ugly international move by an administration desperate to protect and pursue its own interest, Donald Trump says he’s considering slapping sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline from Russia to Germany, after Republican Senator Ted Cruz (Texas) filed a bill last month that would impose sanctions on vessels used in building the pipeline.
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  • Tue, 11 Jun 2019 17:00
    Face-slapping patient returns to same Rayong hospital, this time as road accident victim
    The 21-year-old man who slapped a nurse at Rayong’s Pluak Daeng Hospital for not treating his injured ankle quickly enough for his liking on June 5, this week went back to the same hospital – this time for injuries sustained in a road accident.
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  • Sun, 02 Jun 2019 16:36
    Five senior Pattaya police officers transferred
    Five top police officers in Pattaya City have been slapped with transfer orders after two night-time entertainment venues in their area were found to have operated beyond legal hours.
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  • Wed, 22 May 2019 01:00
    Smuggling to worsen if cigarette taxes rise further
    AMID THE push by the Philippines' departments of Health (DOH) and of Finance (DOF) to further jack up the excise taxes slapped on “sin” products such as cigarettes and alcoholic drinks, the Philippine unit of global manufacturing giant Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has warned that higher levies would only exacerbate already worsening cigarette smuggling.
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  • Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
    Activist ‘victim’ of NCPO’s forest policy
    Nittaya vows to keep fighting for land rights as Court slaps her with four months in jail, Bt40,000 in fines
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  • Sat, 27 Apr 2019 13:59
    Man admits slapping public bus conductress
    A 33-year-old man on Saturday admitted he slapped a public bus conductress last week because he claimed she was rude, not out of anger over fare hikes.
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  • Thu, 25 Apr 2019 17:16
    Watch : Bus conductor slapped over fare rise 
    A passenger on the 95 bus seemed unprepared to pay the increased bus fare on Thursday and reportedly slapped a conductor.
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  • Thu, 18 Apr 2019 01:00
    Oil smuggling rises since tax reform law
    THE FEDERATION of Philippine Industries claimed that the country’s revenue losses due to oil smuggling have increased by about 30 per cent since higher excise taxes were slapped on the product.
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  • Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:00
    Sword-wielding song thaew driver gets slap on the wrist
    The head of the infamous Chiang Mai red song thaews on Tuesday said he had spoken with a driver after the man wielded a sword out of his window at another driver, whom he claimed had tooted his horn.
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  • Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:03
    British woman jailed for slapping Bali immigration officer
    Denpasar, Indonesia - A British woman was handed a six-month jail term Wednesday for slapping an immigration officer in Bali after she missed her flight because of an expired tourist visa.
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  • Mon, 28 Jan 2019 17:30
    Slapped Suvarnabhumi security worker praised for protecting airport’s image by showing restraint
    A female airport security staff member, who was slapped by a South Korean woman while on duty, has been praised by a senior airport executive for not retaliating or seeking recompense as, in her eyes, doing so might have negatively affected the image of Thailand’s international airport services.
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  • Wed, 28 Nov 2018 01:00
    An open letter to the ‘man’ who assaulted a waitress
    Sir, after you slapped a waitress hard in the face, was it okay to “settle” the incident for Bt40,000?
    opinion
  • Tue, 27 Nov 2018 17:42
    Face-slapped ‘Nat’ draws line under the matter after donating his compensation to charitable causes
    Ayutthaya hotel receptionist Panita “Nat” Kochprapa, who was slapped in the face by a Nakhon Ratchasima businessman for prohibiting him from smoking in the hotel’s restaurant on November 6, said on Tuesday that he no longer wished to talk about the matter after having given the Bt40,000 in compensation money he had received to charitable causes.
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  • Sat, 24 Nov 2018 13:30
    Second summons issued for businessman accused of slapping waiter's face
    Ayutthaya police on Saturday issued a second summons for a Nakhon Ratchasima businessman after he allegedly slapped a ladyboy waiter in the face for prohibiting him from smoking in a hotel restaurant.
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  • Fri, 23 Nov 2018 07:08
    Soaring trade restrictions spark 'serious concern': WTO
    The world's biggest economies slapped import restrictions on nearly half a trillion dollars' worth of trade over the past six months, the World Trade Organization said Thursday, voicing "serious concern".
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