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9 Arrested for Sharing Election Hoax News

BANGKOK — Police said Wednesday they arrested a group of netizens who shared hoax news about the Election Commission. Police Lt. Gen. Surachet Hakparn said the nine suspects were arrested and charged with cybercrime for sharing the news, which claimed that two Election Commissioners were fired after voting irregularities were discovered. Full story: khaosodenglish.com By […]Read More

South

Singapore man fined $4,500 for bomb hoax on Scoot flight

Unhappy at being told that he had to check in his carry-on bag, a 41-year-old man on board a Scoot flight joked that he had a bomb in the bag. This led to the Hat Yai-bound plane being turned back to Singapore, and fighter jets from the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) being scrambled […]Read More

South

Man arrested for bomb hoax at Hat Yai airport

SONGKHLA: A 28-year-old man has been arrested for falsely claiming there was a bomb planted at Hat Yai airport on Sunday, police said. Suphap Thanompol was apprehended at his house in Pak Phanang district in adjoining Nakhon Si Thammarat province. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST ONLINE REPORTERSRead More

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German passenger faces charge after making a bomb hoax on

A German passenger of a Nok Air’s flight scheduled to leave Loei province for Bangkok this morning (​April 20) was escorted to Muang Loei police station to face charge after he allegedly said there was a bomb in his baggage. The German’s claim forced the captain of Nok Air’s Flight DD9705 which was scheduled to […]Read More

Bangkok

Bomb hoax on Bangkok-Samui flight

SAMUT PRAKAN – A Swedish passenger claimed to have a bomb in his baggage on Bangkok Airways‘ Bangkok-Koh Samui flight PG145 at Suvarnabhumi airport Tuesday afternoon. Searches cleared the plane and delayed the flight by about five hours. The pilots informed traffic controllers of the bomb threat on the aircraft, originally set to take off […]Read More

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Bomb joke forces delay of Thai Lion Air’s flight in

A Thai Lion Air’s flight from Hat Yai to Don Mueang airport in Bangkok was delayed for two and a half hours yesterday following a bomb joke that forced the evacuation of all passengers and re-checking of all the luggage’s on board. The incident happened as Lion Air’s Flight SL703 was about to leave Hat […]Read More