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Two Pakistan drug traffickers nabbed at Suvarnabhumi Airport

BANGKOK, June 21 (TNA) – Thai customs officials on Monday arrested two Pakistani nationals for smuggling 1.4 kilogrammes of heroin into the kingdom. Ahmed Sted Asad, 46 and Iqeal Muhammad Abid, 44 were detained at Suvarnabhumi Airport, while waiting for a flight transfer to Thailand's Andaman island resort of Phuket. Thai authorities

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Thai government faces no-confidence vote over Bangkok

Thailand's government is facing a no-confidence vote in parliament over a bloody suppression of lengthy political protests in the capital, Bangkok. The 19 May crackdown, after days of skirmishes, left more than 80 people dead and 1,800 injured. The debate has focused on the conduct of government troops during the action. But Prime

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Irishman held in Bangkok prison over Red Shirt riots

AN IRISHMAN is under arrest in a Bangkok prison while his role in the recent Red Shirt disturbances in the Thai capital, in which at least 85 people died, is being investigated. Conor David Purcell made regular appearances addressing major Red Shirt rallies in Bangkok’s occupation zone during the weeks of

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In devastated Bangkok, residents join city workers in cleanup efforts

BANGKOK -- Armed with brooms, rubber gloves and a torrent of detergent, middle-class Thais took to the streets of central Bangkok on Sunday to remove the detritus of protests, reclaiming the city from their now-banished and despised "red shirt" country cousins. The cleanup crew scoured anti-government graffiti off walls and

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