Tags : Youth


Youths believed to have died of benzodiazepine overdose in ketamine

Excessive levels of a substance in the benzodiazepine family, formerly marketed as “Valium” but now called Diazepam, has been detected in the bodies of some of the young Thais who died after possibly using the drug cocktail “ketamine powdered milk”, or ketamine cocktail. Justice Minister Somsak Thepsuthin said today that lab tests show about 200 […]Read More


New Pheu Thai team reaching out to young people

Sompong Amornvivat is re-elected as Pheu Thai party leader as the largest party gets new executive board consisting of many people allegedly close to the Shinawatra family. Its members elected the new executives at the party headquarters on Thursday. Former leader Sompong Amornvivat was re-elected. Full story: Bangkok Post Aekarach Sattaburuth BANGKOK POSTRead More


Police consider attempted murder charge against stone-throwing youths

Samut Prakan provincial police are pondering attempted murder charges against five youths, aged 12 to 16, for allegedly throwing stones from a Bangkok motorway pedestrian overpass onto vehicles below. All the youngsters were arrested by Bangphli Noi police the day after they allegedly threw a 4.89 kg stone onto a passing pickup truck on the […]Read More


39 test positive for drugs at conscription screening

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT: Thirty-nine of the 240 young men taking part in military conscription screening in Tha Sala district of this southern province have tested positive for drug use, with four men caught with containers of clean urine in their underwear. Supongsawinai Chuyok, chief of Tha Sala district, said the tests were conducted on 240 […]Read More


Three youths arrested for allegedly gang-raping two underaged girls

Three youths have been arrested by Banglamung district police on charges of gang-raping two underaged girls. The three suspected rapists, one of them identified as Somchai Yana, were escorted by police to the crime scenes, where they allegedly intoxicated the two victims with liquor before raping them and dumping them in Soi 10 of Sukhumvit […]Read More


Orange-flavoured yaba emerges to lure youths

KHON KAEN — A new variety of speed pills has emerged in the Northeast with an orange flavour to lure teenagers into taking the illicit drug, police warned on Saturday. The warning came after police arrested a couple and seized from them some speed pills with a fruity smell. Read more: Bangkok Post JAKKRAPAN NATHANRIRead More


Youths confess to ‘shoot to kill’ in Phuket tourism pier

PHUKET: Two youths have been arrested for the fatal shooting of one man and injuring another at Chalong Pier, a major jump-off point for Phuket tourists visiting nearby islands, last Friday night (August 28). Isayat Malee, 28, from Narathiwat, died from a gunshot wound fired at close range in the car park at Chalong Pier […]Read More