• Wed, 12 Sep 2018 17:49
    Court releases ‘fake news’ lottery vendor Thanawat on bail
    The Samut Sakhon provincial court on Wednesday afternoon granted a Bt300,000 bail release to the controversial lottery vendor Thanawat “Pete” Kamhaengpon.
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:24
    Lottery ’swindle’ evidence submitted
    Atchariya Ruangratanapong, a lawyer and chairman of the Facebook group for assisting crime victims, submitted evidence to police in Samut Sakhon's Khok Kham precinct on Wednesday morning to file charges against at least four accomplices of the controversial lottery vendor Thanawat "Pete" Kamhaengpon.
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 15:23
    Six Bangkok cops transferred in probe of alleged extortion attempt
    Six Bangkok policemen were yesterday transferred to inactive posts and are the subjects of a fact-finding probe over allegations that they raided the home of a 49-year-old food vendor and allegedly imposed a bogus Bt50,000 charge in exchange for his freedom on the night of August 10.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 20:30
    Vendor goes from ‘Honest Joe’ to ‘Pete the cheat’
    THANAWAT Kamhaengpon – or Pete – was last week praised as the most honest of lottery vendors after he reportedly honoured a customer’s purchase of a ticket that won a first prize of Bt90 million, even though it had merely been bought through the Line messaging app.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 08:48
    Durian vendor shot dead in Yala
    A durian vendor was shot dead in his shop in Yala’s Than To district late Sunday night, police said Monday.
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  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 11:37
    Fake news: Samut Sakhon vendor admits to lies over Bt90-million lottery win
    The much-praised lottery vendor at a petrol station in Samut Sakhon has admitted to telling lies about one of his patrons winning a set of first-prize tickets and getting Bt90 million.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 01:00
    Order threatens Bangkok’s charm
    Academics offer ‘win-win’ suggestions to maintain capital’s street culture in the war between street vendors and the authorities
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    Electronics trade objects to draft recycling law
    MANUFACTURERS and vendors of electronics and electrical appliances have expressed strong opposition to a draft bill on the disposal of waste gear, citing the high costs they would face.
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 15:37
    Russian tourist snatches grilled chicken, jumps into sea off Pattaya
    A Russian tourist had to be “rescued” from the sea off Pattaya after he grabbed 10 sticks of grilled chicken from a beach-side vendor and jumped off a pier early Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 11:50
    Street vendors on the march in Bangkok
    A street vendor network marched in Bangkok on Tuesday against government and city efforts to clear hawkers off footpaths.
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:09
    Chatachuck night market to close on September 12
    THE POPULAR Chatachuk night market will officially come to an end on September 12, after seven years of operations, as vendors have been told to remove their items by Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA).
  • 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.
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 17:03
    Rice water not firewater: vendor complains over ‘wrongful arrest’
    A vendor selling a drink derived from khao mak, a slightly alcoholic traditional dessert, complained on Monday he was wrongfully arrested at a “One Tambon, One Product” (Otop) fair in Buri Ram province on August 11. He was held for allegedly selling sato, a distilled alcohol concoction made from rice.
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  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:00
    Khaosan vendors to ‘disobey’ orders from Monday
    Khaosan Road vendors will resort to “civil disobedience” from Monday if Bangkok authorities do not allow them to sell their wares during daylight hours, a leader of the Khaosan Road Street Vendors Association said.
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 16:00
    Fine of market vendor over alcohol triggers probe in Buri Ram
    The Buri Ram Justice Office has been ordered to investigate a case in which excise officials in the northeastern province reportedly fined a 60-year-old female vendor for selling “Khao Mak”, a traditional Thai fermented sweet rice dessert that produces a touch of natural alcohol while being cooked.
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