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  • Crime News

    Thai couple jailed for 25 years for acid attack on student

    A Thai court sentenced a couple to 25 years in prison for attacking an 18 year old female student with acid, causing severe disfigurement. The husband received an additional 10 years and they were ordered to pay over 2 million baht in damages. Chased by law enforcement, 21 year old Jesdaporn, and 25 year old Angkana, were apprehended hiding in…

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    Phuket police search for woman’s ex-girlfriend after acid attack

    A manhunt is underway in Phuket, as police are fervently looking for a woman accused of committing a horrifying acid attack on her former partner. This violent incident unfolded yesterday evening on Soi Ta-iad, in the district of Chalong. The distressing call to authorities was made from outside a pharmacy situated opposite the popular Ali’s BBQ restaurant. The report came…

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    Acid attack leaves Burmese mother and baby severely injured

    A brutal acid attack has left a 27 year old Burmese woman and her eight-month-old baby with severe injuries. The incident, which occurred on October 19, 2023, involved the woman’s ex-husband, who launched the attack while she was bathing her daughter. The assailant, a Myanmar national like the victims, used a yellow plastic bottle to disperse the acid, causing grievous…

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    Thai woman fights for justice after ex-husband’s acid attack

    A Thai woman from the southern province of Songkhla sought assistance from multiple news outlets after suffering an acid attack by her ex-husband after the case had been ignored by police for five months. The 28 year old victim, Kritsada Kaewkwan, urged several media outlets to publish her story to draw attention from officers at Sabayoi Police Station in Songkhla. Kritsada…

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    Teenager critically injured in shocking acid attack in Buriram

    A shocking acid attack has left an 18 year old girl critically injured in Buriram. The incident occurred while the victim, Natthikarn Khairum, known as Aum, was dining with her family members at a local eatery in Nang Rong district. The caustic acid resulted in skin burns for both her aunt, Wiwat Chaketram, and grandmother, Ta Bawornram, albeit less severe.…

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    Acid attack on Thai teenager sparks manhunt in Buriram

    A brutal acid attack on an 18 year old woman and two others at a roadside food stall resulted in serious injuries. The incident occurred yesterday, around 2pm, in the town of Nang Rong in Buriram province, approximately 500 metres from Nang Rong Police Station. The location of the assault was a food stall owned by 63 year old Ta,…

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    Thai man saves girlfriend from ex’s acid attack, suffers severe injury

    A Thai man suffered a severe injury after he bravely protected his girlfriend from an acid attack carried out by her ex-boyfriend. The incident happened at the victim’s house in the Si Maha Pho district in the central province of Prachin Buri at midnight, on April 17. The female victim, Roongrat Towong, recounted that she heard a knock on her…

  • Crime News

    Acid attacker: Now you can’t remarry, take me back!

    People in relationships fight and reconcile all the time, but this case is a bit more extreme. The man accused of splashing acid in his ex-lover’s face outside of a Don Mueang salon has turned himself in and is asking his estranged wife to take him back. He says that his motivation was to disfigure the 25 year old woman…

  • Phuket NewsMother, daughter charged over acid attack | Thaiger

    Mother, daughter charged over acid attack

    KAMALA: A mother and daughter have been charged with throwing acid on a young woman on June 8. Police believe the attack was inspired by jealousy, after the pair learned the woman was having an affair with the mother’s husband.Investigation Inspector Pol Lt Col Monsak Srisuwan told the Gazette that one of the young woman’s neighbors called Kamala Police about…

  • Phuket NewsCouple injured in acid attack | Thaiger

    Couple injured in acid attack

    PHUKET CITY: A woman was seriously injured after having acid thrown in her face on Friday. The woman’s boyfriend was also injured in the attack.Pol Sub Lt Thada Sodarak, Duty Officer at Phuket City Police Station, told the Gazette that the injured man, Pissanu Praduppet, told police that his wife had committed the attack after he had asked her for a…

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    Patong waitress in acid attack horror

    PATONG (Kom Chad Luek): A 23-year-old waitress has been badly disfigured after acid was thrown on her, allegedly by her jealous ex-boyfriend. The woman then traveled to Bangkok with her mother to seek help from the Paweena Hongsakul Foundation for abused women and children.Tassaya Wanich, 24, met K. Paweena on May 26 and explained that she had been frequently abused…

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    Thai woman arrested for acid and knife attack on cheating husband

    Special Service Division (SSD), also known as the Commando Police, yesterday arrested a Thai woman in the central province of Kanchanaburi for a life-threatening acid and knife attack on her cheating husband. ThaiRath reported that the 45 year old suspect, Somjit Subsiri, committed the crime on August 13 at a house in Bangkok. She and her husband engaged in a…

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    Polish men attack Cambodian woman with acid, knife and hammer in Thailand

    A young Cambodian woman says she was brutally attacked by Polish men in Chon Buri province in eastern Thailand. The attackers slashed her with a knife, beat her with a hammer, and threw acid on her face, body, and genitals, leaving her dripping with blood and in need of 260 stitches. Yesterday, the Secretary-General of the People’s Advocacy Team Foundation…

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    Ex-husband shoots wife’s new partner in Phatthalung market attack

    A violent incident involving a recently released ex-husband occurred in Phatthalung province today. The ex-husband, using a gun, forced his ex-wife’s new husband out of a vehicle and shot him. The ex-wife recounted previous violent behaviour, including an acid attack. At 5.45am today, Kasama Pojchanasanti, a duty officer at Tamod Police Station in Phatthalung, received a report of a shooting…

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    Tourists attacked as hungry monkeys swarm Bang Saen Beach

    In the blistering heat of midday last Friday, March 8, a frenzy of ravenous monkeys cascaded down from Khao Sam Muk, invading Bang Saen Beach in Chon Buri province. With desperation in their eyes, the furry bandits eagerly awaited sustenance from unsuspecting tourists, with some even resorting to car-climbing antics in a desperate bid for food. Reports flooded in of…

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    Teenager severely burnt in Molotov cocktail attack in Pattaya

    In a sudden and brutal attack, a 16 year old teenager in Pattaya was the victim of a Molotov cocktail assault. The incident occurred in the wee hours of today, resulting in severe burns for the young boy. The location of the attack was Soi Khao Noi, situated in the Nong Prue sub-district, Banglamung district, within the province of Chon…

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    Unhinged woman throws acid in court resulting in 3 injuries

    An unhinged woman attacked a veterinarian with acid in court yesterday after blaming her for the death of her pet dog. The attack resulted in injuries to the vet and two other court officials. A disagreement between a pet dog owner and a veterinarian led to a horrific acid attack yesterday at the Chaiyaphum Provincial Court in the Mueang district…

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    VIDEO: Police seek alleged lover who splashed woman with acid

    A shocking video has gone viral on Thai social media showing the moments just after an alleged jealous lover splashed acid on a woman’s face outside of the salon where she worked. The security camera video shows a startled shopkeeper rushing to open the door followed by the woman running blindly across the shop screaming and stumbling as she lunges…

  • Phuket News

    Scorned woman throws acid on friend

    PHUKET: A Myanmar woman remains in hospital today with serious acid burns to 90 per cent of her body, including her eyes and ears, after she was attacked by a friend on Wednesday. Ka Ta, 24, was attacked by fellow Myanmar national Ta Zin Moe, 24. “Witnesses told us that Ms Ta Zin Moe had been waiting outside Ms Ka…

  • Thailand News

    4 Chinese beggars arrested in Bangkok, at least 4 on the loose

    Police in Bangkok arrested four Chinese nationals engaged in illegal begging and indicated that additional suspects are still at large after evading arrest. Ongoing investigations are delving into the possibility of human trafficking and the individuals responsible for orchestrating this operation. Guntouch “Gun” Pongpaiboonwet, a social media influencer, played a pivotal role in the discovery of the illegal Chinese beggars.…

  • World News

    Breaking World News: Death sentences for Indian gang rapists

    PHUKET MEDIA WATCH– World news selected by Gazette editors for Phuket’s international community Four guilty of Delhi gang rape sentenced to death Reuters / Phuket GazettePHUKET: All four men convicted of raping and murdering a 23-year-old woman in Delhi were sentenced to death today, nine months after a crime whose savagery triggered furious protests across India and rare national debate…

  • Opinion

    OPINION: A tough time for Phuket police

    PHUKET: The past week has seen a real change in the weather in Phuket, literally and figuratively. The monsoon season appears to finally be drawing to a close and with temperatures dropping in colder northern climes, high season is upon us. Hotel occupancy rates are rising and the island’s population continues to swell. By some estimates Phuket’s actual population is…

  • Thailand News

    Thai commando takes taxi driver for a ride after fare fraud fiasco

    A Thai commando police officer dragged a taxi driver to Huay Kwang Police Station in Bangkok after the driver attempted to overcharge him using a modified meter. The driver claimed he needed the money to feed stray dogs and cats. Police Lance Corporal Phubate Rattanaphong told Channel 3 that the incident took place on the morning of June 9 during…

  • Health

    The surprising positive impact of coffee on heart health

    The global love for coffee Coffee is more than just a beloved morning ritual; it’s a global phenomenon with over 2.25 billion cups consumed daily. Beyond its caffeine content, coffee contains numerous bioactive compounds that could influence our health. One such compound is cafestol, a diterpene found in coffee beans that has attracted significant attention for its potential impact on…

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    Italian mafia boss Matteo Denaro dies aged 61 after cancer battle

    Matteo Messina Denaro, a leading mafia figure in Italy who was apprehended in January, has succumbed to cancer at the age of 61. Denaro, who had been diagnosed with colon cancer at the time of his arrest, had evaded capture for 30 years and was later found guilty. His condition had deteriorated over recent weeks, necessitating his transfer from a…

  • Thailand News

    Thai singer files complaint against unhinged neighbour after five years of disturbing anti-social behaviour

    A Thai singer and businessperson filed a complaint against his seemingly unhinged anti-social neighbour for a series of disturbing incidents that have occurred over the past five years. The woman in question smashed his car with a hammer, threw urine and poo at his house, and attacked an employee with liquid acid. On Tuesday, May 2, Teerasak “Ko” Phantujariya took…

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    Cambodian assault victim – ex-wife of Australian boss denies involvement

    The ex-wife of an Australian man whose Cambodian employee was assaulted by two Polish men last month has been forced to deny any involvement in the shocking crime. Katanyuta Oche, 49 years old, of Nakhon Ratchasima, told reporters that she heard in media reports that she was accused of involvement in the case in Pattaya. Katanyuta denied knowing the Polish…

  • Crime News

    UPDATE: Polish men identified after assaulting Cambodian woman

    Police in Pattaya have now issued arrest warrants for two Polish men that have been identified in a brutal attack on a young Cambodian woman. She was violently attacked and tortured in Chon Buri province in eastern Thailand. The young woman says she was tricked by Polish men who said they wanted to pay her to draw something. She says…

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    Asia News Today | Tensions on Korean Peninsula, Ramadan starts for Asia’s Muslims

    The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has called the South Korean defence minister a “scum-like guy”, warning that Seoul may face “a serious threat” for their talk about pre-emptive strikes from the north. The comments from Kim Yo Jong’s come during heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula after Pyongyang carried out a rush of missile tests this…

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    Protest paint-throwing incident draws mixed reactions

    A singer who threw blue paint on police during Friday’s protest in front of Samranrat police station in Bangkok has drawn mixed reactions from all sides of Thailand’s political spectrum. The lead singer of the Bottom Blues Band, Chai-amorn “Ammy” Kaewviboonpant, hurled blue paint at officers during a brief commotion in front of the station, where anti-government protesters had gathered…