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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

FRESH NEWS

‘Maho Rasop’ Fest Goes 2 Days, Drops Blind Tickets

BANGKOK — After bringing over a dozen alternative music acts and surprise hip-hop hit late last year, the outdoor Maho Rasop Music Festival is ready to do it again this year.

POLITICS

Thailand to Seek Thaksin’s Extradition From Hong Kong

BANGKOK — The prosecutor’s office said Tuesday it will seek the extradition of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra when he arrives in Hong Kong later this week for his daughter’s wedding.

CRIME & CALAMITY

Gov’t to Pay Fishermen For Boats Lost in EU Crackdown

BANGKOK — The government on Tuesday approved a plan to compensate fishing boat owners whose crafts failed to meet standards set by the European Union in 2015.
Capt. Watcharin Benjatossawas in an undated photo. Photo: Watcharin Benjatossawas / Facebook

Crusader Ex-Cop Gunned Down at Home in Songkhla

SONGKHLA — A former policeman who outed corruption in the ranks and accused his superiors of abusing power was shot to death Tuesday in front of his home.
Premchai Karnasuta arrives Tuesday at the Thong Pha Phum Provincial Court in Kanchanaburi province.

Black Panther Verdict: Premchai Sentenced to 16 Months in Jail

KANCHANABURI — A powerful construction tycoon was convicted of several crimes related to a high-profile poaching case last year in a national park but acquitted of the most serious count, a court ruled Tuesday.

Phi Phi Police Arrest 1 in Attack on Jacked US Samaritan

KRABI — A suspect was being questioned by police Friday for allegedly attacking an American tourist who intervened in a purse theft on a Koh Phi Phi beach.

Army Captain Gets Death for Killing Woman

SI SAKET — A court in the northeastern province of Si Saket found a soldier guilty Thursday of murdering a woman and hiding her body in a case that drew national attention.

Draftee Who Stepped on Landmine Denied Full Benefits

BANGKOK — A young conscript who lost his right foot to a landmine earlier this month won’t receive full benefits for soldiers injured in the line of duty, an army spokeswoman said Wednesday.

ASEAN & WORLD

A veterinarian of Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program (SOCP) Pandu Wibisono examines a tranquilized male orangutan being rescued from a forest located too close to a palm oil plantation in 2017 at Tripa peat swamp in Aceh province, Indonesia. Photo: Binsar Bakkara / Associated Press

Orangutan Mother Blinded by Air Gun Pellets in Indonesia

SIBOLANGIT, Indonesia — An orangutan mother has been blinded after being shot with at least 74 air gun pellets on Indonesia's Sumatra island, where...

7 Dead, Others Shot in Election-Related Attack in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Gunmen opened fire on two cars returning from a polling station with ballot boxes, killing at least seven people and wounding...
People ride on a Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) in February during a trial run in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Achmad Ibrahim / Associated Press

Jakarta’s 1st Subway to Ease Frustration, Sweat and Fumes

JAKARTA — Commuting in Indonesia's gridlocked capital will for some involve less frustration, sweat and fumes when its first subway line opens later this...
Boeing's first 737 MAX 9 jet at the company's delivery center before a ceremony transferring ownership to Thai Lion Air in Seattle in a March 2018 file photo. Photo: Elaine Thompson / Associated Press

Source: Justice Dept. Probing Development of Boeing Jets

WASHINGTON — U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday, the same...

Gunman Kills 3 on Dutch Tram; Mayor Fears Terrorism

UTRECHT, Netherlands — A gunman killed three people and wounded five during a mid-morning tram ride Monday in the Dutch city of Utrecht, raising the specter of another extremist attack only days after the murderous rampage in New Zealand.
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