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Bangkok woman allegedly stabs boyfriend to death

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A Bangkok woman is facing charges for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend to death. 32 year old dental nurse, Thai media reports as Pemika, was found unconscious next to her boyfriend’s body.

Police found 37 year old Prawet, an owner of a restaurant, stabbed to death at a Bangkok condominium. Prawet’s family believes the alleged attack was premeditated. According to Thai media, the family says Pemika “carefully planned his murder because she didn’t want to lose him.”

Pemika was found unconscious next to Prawet’s body. She was taken to Chulalongkorn Pracharak Hospital.

Earlier, Pemika made a post on Facebook saying Prawet ordered her to have an abortion. Prawet’s family says the woman’s claims are not true.

SOURCE: Thai Visa

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    Fabian

    November 11, 2020 at 2:39 pm

    Funny… when a Thai guy head butts a farang in no time it’s full with comments of irritated and angry farangs. When a Thai woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend it’s just… quiet.

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      SG666

      November 11, 2020 at 4:49 pm

      Sure it is quiet. Let them kill each other, who cares. I surely not.

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    gosport

    November 11, 2020 at 3:39 pm

    It is an insane act. I read many years ago BKK Post or The Nation reported a woman cut his husband genital. But, luckily, I always have gentle thai girl friends. Well, who knows? I always hail motor taxi,I know they have knife around, each time, I pay tip, I just love the thrill of zigzaging.

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      Joseph McKee

      November 12, 2020 at 1:03 am

      You forgot the best part of the story. His genitals were tied to a balloon and sent adrift.

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    Al

    November 11, 2020 at 8:30 pm

    It is and always when such tragedies occur. But, if it’s true asking her to have an abortion, and especially if she was in love with him, that takes another angle.
    Many men just and do casually tell a woman to have an abortion as if it’s removing a wart.
    Maybe if they have the emotional attachment to losing a child, or murdering one, they may have a different attitude and/or run the risk of there being one for some “sanuk”/”enjoyment”.
    Yes, some might argue it’s also the woman’s responsibility, but why stil take the risk if that is so?

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    Leo Z

    November 11, 2020 at 9:31 pm

    It’d be interesting to see the crime statistics on a monthly basis since August. When your GDP is down 15%-20% (and in some sectors 50%-80%), certain nasty things start to happen.

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Caitlin Ashworth is a writer from the United States who has lived in Thailand since 2018. She graduated from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and media studies in 2016. She was a reporter for the Daily Hampshire Gazette In Massachusetts. She also interned at the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Virginia and Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida.

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K-Pop fan-funded billboards move from BTS and MRT stations to tuks tuks to support protesters

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K-Pop fan-funded “happy birthday” billboards are moving from mass transit stations in Bangkok to tuk tuks after the BTS Skytrain and MRT Bangkok Metro temporarily shut down services during pro-democracy protests last month.

The world’s K-Pop fans are weaponising their huge numbers and online ‘power’ by supporting Thailand’s pro-democracy movement. In 3 days last month, Thai and overseas K-pop fans raised more than 3 million baht to support the growing student-led movement calling on government and monarchy reform. A lot more has been raised since then.

A Thailand fan page for the South Korean K-Pop band BTS (not to be confused with Bangkok’s BTS Skytrain) urged fans to stop paying for the “happy birthday” billboards displayed in BTS and MRT stations. The fan-funded signs celebrate the birthdays of the 7 members of the band.

The band members also issued a statement asking their fans (known as ARMY) to stop paying for signs in the BTS and MRT stations because the mass transit systems “inconvenienced protesters and normal citizens from getting home and putting them in danger.”

The “happy birthday” signs have been seen on tuk tuks throughout Bangkok while some have posted photos of empty advertising space in the transit stations.

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Man shot and killed outside Bangkok restaurant

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A man was shot to death at a parking lot outside a restaurant in Bangkok’s Noi district. Police, accompanied by a doctor from the Siriraj Hospital, arrived at the scene around 2am this morning and found 49 year old Damrong Taweekkhet with 2 gunshot wounds in his chest.

Damrong, a fruit vendor, was chatting with his friends in the parking lot when a motorbike driver rode up and started arguing with Damrong, a witness told police. The driver allegedly pulled out a gun and shot it multiple times.

Police say they suspect the shooter is Damrong’s friend who had argued with him inside the restaurant prior to the shooting. Police are still looking for the suspect and say the motorbike was seen driving down Boromratchonnee Road.

SOURCE: Nation Thailand

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Thai couple arrested in Bangkok for allegedly trafficking 1 million methamphetamine pills

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Police in Bangkok arrested a Thai couple for allegedly smuggling 1 million methamphetamine pills. Police say 28 year old Weerasak Jedhun and 29 year old Jutharat Daengnoi planned to deliver and distribute the drugs to clients in the South.

The arrests stem from an earlier bust in Nonthaburi, a suburb outside Bangkok, where police seized 1 million methamphetamine pills and 15 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, according to police. The Patrol and Special Operation Division say that after the bust, they got a tip about a drug trafficking operation from a similar network.

Police stopped and arrested the couple at a petrol station in Bangkok. Along with seizing 1 million methamphetamine pills, police confiscated 3 mobile phones and a car.

Weerasak and Jutharat allegedly told police that they were paid about 50,000 baht to drive from the southern province Phatthalung up to Bangkok, pick up the drugs and drive back to the South to distribute the pills. The couple allegedly told police they were hired for a 3 month stint.

Police say Weerasak is also allegedly involved in 4 other drug cases. In one case, a methamphetamine pill was allegedly found in his pocket, but he claims a police officer set him up.

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