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The Red Bull heir accused of a fatal hit-and-run who is still living a jet-set life.

The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a trail of brake fluid into the gated estate of one of Thailand's richest families.

- Stuff - NZ

Photos of new tiger cubs in Thailand reveal a 'miraculous' comeback for the species.

DNP/Freeland/PantheraBangkok - Conservationists on Tuesday hailed the discovery of a new breeding population of tigers in Thailand as a "miraculous" victory for a sub-species nearly wiped out by poaching. Images of some tigers including six cubs, captured by camera traps in an eastern Thai jungle throughout 2016, confirm ...

- Business Insider - US

Thaksin to appeal B17.6bn tax demand.

Former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra will appeal the Revenue Department's decision to collect 17.6 billion baht in taxes from the Shin Corp share sale deal, according to his legal adviser.

- BangkokPost - TH

'Red Bull killer' due to meet prosecutors Thursday.

The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle policeman, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a trail of brake fluid into the gated estate of one of Thailand's richest families.

- BangkokPost - TH

New 'Tobacco Authority' could ease cigarette restrictions.

A bill to set up a tobacco authority of Thailand, approved by the cabinet on Dec 13 last year, contains loopholes that could be exploited by transnational tobacco firms aiming to make products in Thailand through their Thai nominees, according to anti-smoking activists.

- BangkokPost - TH

Police hesitant over releasing Lahu video.

Police are hesitating over whether to release CCTV footage allegedly showing the fatal shooting of a Lahu activist by a soldier in Chiang Mai two weeks ago.

- BangkokPost - TH

New population of rare tigers found in eastern Thailand.

Camera traps caught images of the critically endangered Indochinese tigers in eastern Thailand.

- BBC - UK

Okazaki fires 50th for Japan in Thailand rout.

Okazaki celebrated his 50th international goal Tuesday.

- Daily Nation - KE

Thai authorities give ex-PM Thaksin $503 million tax bill.

BANGKOK " Authorities in Thailand have escalated their effort to collect taxes they say are due from ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, posting a bill for 17.6 billion baht at the house where he lived before...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Okazaki scores 50th for Japan in 4-0 rout of Thailand.

SAITAMA , March 28 — Leicester City striker Shinji Okazaki celebrated his 50th international goal today as Japan brushed aside Thailand 4-0 to edge closer to a sixth successive World Cup. Shinji Kagawa gave the hosts the lead in their...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Kubo plays instrumental role in Japan's rout of Thailand.

Man-of the-moment Yuya Kubo scored a goal and set up two more as Japan took a step closer to a sixth straight World Cup appearance with a 4-0 drubbing of Thailand on Tuesday. Gent striker Kubo, who scored his first international goal in his third appearance in Japan's 2-0 win over the United Arab Emirates The post Kubo ...

- The Japan Times - JP

World Cup Qualifier: Japan thrash plucky Thailand

Saitama - Yuya Kubo struck again and had a pair of assists as Japan defeated Thailand 4-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

- BangkokPost - TH

Thai jungle seen as breeding ground for Indochinese tigers

Conservationists say they have evidence that the critically endangered Indochinese tiger is breeding in a Thai jungle, giving hope for the survival of an animal whose total population may be less than 300.

- BangkokPost - TH

Thai authorities give ex-PM Thaksin $503 million tax bill

BANGKOK — Authorities in Thailand have escalated their effort to collect taxes they say are due from ousted Prime Minister Thaksin...

- Townhall.com - US

Thai Junta's Media Regulator Suspends Voice TV for 'Unreasonable Criticism' and 'Biased Content'

"Even though Voice TV may provide different views, we insist that the contents do not harm national security."

- Global Voices - US

Thai authorities give ex-PM Thaksin $503 million tax bill

Authorities in Thailand have escalated their effort to collect taxes they say are due from ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, posting a bill for 17.6 billion baht at the house where he lived before fleeing into exile in 2008 to avoid a prison term for conflict of interest.

- FOX News - US

Red Bull Heir Accused of Killing Cop Still Lives in Luxury

The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop , dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a trail of brake fluid into the gated estate of one of Thailand's richest families. The prosecution of Red...

- Newser - US

Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run that killed Thai police officer

The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a trail of brake fluid into the gated estate of one of Thailand's richest families. But the prosecution of Red Bull...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Southeast Asian tigers defy extinction despite parts trade

Proof emerges that Indochinese tigers have been breeding in Thailand's eastern forests

- Financial Times - US

Red Bull heir jet-sets despite hit-and-run

An heir to the Red Bull energy-drink empire is accused of killing a Thai police officer in a hit-and-run nearly five years ago, yet he still has not appeared to face charges.         

- USA TODAY - US

Ex-Thai PM Thaksin slapped with RM2.4b tax bill

BANGKOK, March 28 — Thai tax authorities have sent ousted former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra a whopping 17 billion baht tax bill over the sale of shares in a telecoms company more than a decade ago, his lawyer said today....

- The Malay Mail - MY

Tinder scammers fool 30 men into sending money over

Swiping right on the wrong person could be costly. A scam cooked up by two men on Tinder has netted at least 30 victims, who transferred "millions of baht" to the two between 2014 and 2016, authorities told the Bangkok Post. SEE ALSO: Even primates use Tinder now One of the victims transferred 15,000 baht to a woman he ...

- Mashable! - US

Thai government suspends Voice TV news channel for seven days after subcommittee found certain programs criticized authorities without good reasons

Bangkok Post: Thai government suspends Voice TV news channel for seven days after subcommittee found certain programs criticized authorities without good reasons  —  Voice TV, a news outlet owned by former PM Thaksin Shinawatra's children, has vowed to take legal action against regulators after its digital TV ...

- Mediagazer - US

Red Bull heir still living it up after hit-and-run

Thai justice system in question as Ferrari driver still evades prosecution years after allegedly mowing down cop.

- IOL - ZA

In Thailand, a Red Bull heir flies high—despite an alleged hit-and-run

Vorayuth 'Boss' Yoovidhya is just one rich socialite living the high life—despite allegations of being involved in deadly incidents The post In Thailand, a Red Bull heir flies high—despite an alleged hit-and-run appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Red Bull heir’s deadly hit-and-run case has been on hold in Thailand since 2012, but his jet-set lifestyle has not

The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a trail of brake fluid into the gated estate of one of Thailand’s richest families. But the prosecution of Red Bull heir Vorayuth ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Tax bill posted at Potjaman's house

Revenue officials have put up a 17.6-billion-baht tax bill in front of Khunying Potjaman na Pombejra's house, demanding her former husband Thaksin Shinawatra pay taxes on the Ample Rich share sale deal.

- BangkokPost - TH

Four years after deadly hit-and-run, Thai Red Bull heir still enjoying jet-set life

The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a trail of brake fluid into the gated estate of one of Thailand's richest families. But the prosecution of Red Bull heir Vorayuth ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Red Bull Heir Jet-Sets Despite Hit-And-Run

An heir to the Red Bull energy-drink empire is accused of killing a Thai police officer in a hit-and-run nearly five years ago, yet he still has not appeared to face charges.         

- USA TODAY - US

Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run

The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a drip, drip, drip trail of brake fluid up a street, down an alley, and into the gated estate of one of Thailand's richest families.

- FOX News - US

River sand dune venue for 'Summer Beach Games'

CHIANG MAI -- Two municipalities have combined to organise "Summer Beach Games", being held on a big sand dune on the Mae Chaem riverbed far from the nearest sea.

- BangkokPost - TH

Andy Lau cancels year-end concerts on doctor's orders

HONG KONG, March 28 — Andy Lau has cancelled his year-end concerts as he focuses on his recovery after a horse-riding accident in Thailand. The 55-year-old Heavenly King's company issued a statement on his behalf yesterday to say that he was...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Red tape snags THAI Smile's Cebu launch

THAI Smile's planned launch of regular flights from Bangkok to Cebu in the Philippines is being put off for two months because of regulatory issues.

- BangkokPost - TH

Revenue Department in Thaksin tax grab funk

The government's chances of taxing former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra over his sale of the family's stake in Shin Corp are slim, according to a Revenue Department source.

- BangkokPost - TH

Police on hunt for two men over Tinder fraud

Police are looking for two men suspected of using pictures of at least three Thai Airways International air hostesses to cheat men via a dating application.

- BangkokPost - TH

War Elephants ready to show heart

Thai players will fight with their hearts when they meet Japan in a World Cup qualifier in Saitama on Tuesday, coach Kiatisak Senamuang said on Monday.

- BangkokPost - TH

Deans Council chafes at lower bar for teacher entry

The Education Deans Council of Thailand will petition Education Minister Teerakiat Jareonsettasin to revise his policy of allowing university graduates who do not hold a degree in education to become teachers in public schools and vocational colleges.

- BangkokPost - TH

'Red Bull killer' found: Living the good life

The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a trail of brake fluid into the gated estate of one of Thailand's richest families.

- BangkokPost - TH

Proposal for airspace use law put on hold

A proposal to keep the use of airspace by the air force and Aeronautical Radio of Thailand separate has been put on the back burner, according to ART president Sarinee Angsusingha.

- BangkokPost - TH

New ToR for rail projects due in April

The drafting of new terms of reference for five double-track railway projects should be completed next month, the State Railway of Thailand acting chief says.

- BangkokPost - TH

Thailand hope for magic in World Cup qualifier in chilly Japan

TOKYO - Thailand will go for broke against Japan in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier.

- BangkokPost - TH

Halilhodzic warns Japan not to underestimate Thailand

aitama Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic cracked the whip on Monday and fired a warning shot at his team, ordering his players not to take Thailand lightly in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier. Thailand is last in Group B with just one point from six games, and has little hope of qualifying for next year's World Cup. The post ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Thai government suspends Thaksin TV station for a week over its reports

Thailand's broadcast regulator has ordered a television channel to suspend its over-the-air broadcasting for a week for what it called biased reports affecting national security. The reasoning for the order issued Monday by the National Broadcasting and Television Commission was challenged by Voice TV, which said in a ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Blue Apron's co-founder reveals the best recipe he's ever tried

Blue Apron ships around 8 million meal kits each month to customers around the US. Inside its boxes, there are pre-packaged ingredients for meals, so that people can prepare dinner without going to the grocery store or finding recipes. In an interview with Business Insider, Blue Apron's co-founder and COO Matt Wadiak said ...

- Business Insider - US

Japan wary as they look to batter Thailand minnows

The Blue Samurai are level on points with Saudi Arabia at the top of Group B.

- Daily Nation - KE

Thai woman tells embassy sexual assault did not occur

Thai Foreign Ministry says the woman also denied accusation on the use of separate room for recording statement.

- Malaysiakini - MY

Southeast Asia wants a faster, more personalized web

BI Intelligence This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Consumers in Southeast Asia expect brands to provide fast-loading, personalized, and mobile-optimized websites, according to Limelight Network. That's important because nearly ...

- Business Insider - US

In U-turn, Thai woman says was not raped by Malaysian immigration officer

BANGKOK, March 27 — A Thai woman who alleged she was raped by a Malaysian immigration officer in Malacca has told the Royal Thai Embassy in Malaysia the incident did not occur. According to Thailand's Foreign Ministry, the 32-year-old woman...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Shuttlers Saina, Sindhu aim for title at Indian Open

New Delhi, March 27 Indian badminton stars Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu will aim to clinch the title when the seventh edition of the Yonex Sunrise India Open World Superseries will start at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here on March 28. While World No. 9 Saina is a past winner here in 2015, World No.5 PV Sindhu will be ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Phuket airport to change departing luggage checks

Phuket airport will alter the checking process of hold baggage next month to ease passenger congestion outside the terminals.

- BangkokPost - TH

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