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Fraudster sentenced to 13,275 years’ jail term for Ponzi scheme

Pudit Kittithradilok, 34, received the harsh punishment after he pleaded guilty to operating a Ponzi scheme in Thailand that earned his companies upwards of $160m.

Ivory Coast woman arrested at Thai airport with over 1kg of cocaine in her...

A 27-year-old woman from the Ivory Coast has been arrested on the Thai island of Phuket after an airport X-ray found more than one kilogramme of cocaine in her stomach wrapped in scores of small packets.

Zimbabwean family stuck in Bangkok airport for two months

A Zimbabwean family has been marooned at Bangkok's main airport for two months, Thai immigration police said Thursday, an ordeal over the holiday season that has drawn widespread sympathy among Thais.

Thai drug lord sentenced to life, son to death

A Thai Criminal Court on Wednesday sentenced a local drug lord to life imprisonment and his son to death for selling 20 kilogrammes of crystal methamphetamine, a court official said.

Two Americans fined $154 each for baring buttocks at Thai temples

Police on Wednesday confirmed that two American men were arrested and fined 154 dollars each for baring their buttocks at Thai temples.

Leicester’s owners reject ‘£323m lawsuit’ claim

Leicester City Football Club's owners have said they "categorically deny" a report that they owe £323m to the Thai government.

Leicester players ‘want answers’ over Craig Shakespeare sacking

Leicester City caretaker manager Michael Appleton believes the owners of the former Premier League champions could face questions from players over Craig Shakespeare's sacking.

Myanmar soldiers nabbed with nearly two million pills in Rakhine, as drug trade defies...

Two Myanmar soldiers are being questioned after they were caught with nearly two million “yaba” pills in restive Rakhine state, police said Tuesday, as the drugs trade goes on despite communal violence.

Ostapenko powers into Korea Open final

Top seed Jelena Ostapenko powered her way into the Korea Open final on Saturday after a tight three-set battle with Thailand's Luksika Kumkhum, moving closer to claim the $250,000 title.

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House of Reps quizzes NDDC over N70.495 billion awarded contracts

The House of Representatives at the weekend flagged off its investigation into the N70.495 billion allegedly paid by Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to 1,773 contractors as mobilization fees without resorting to site, between 2008 and 2012.

Presidency: Why 2020 budget was increased despite drop in revenue

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (House of Representatives), Umar El-Yakub, has said the decision of the Presidency to increase the 2020 Budget despite drop in revenue was meant to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s economy.