• Visitors pray during wellness and prosperity ceremony outside the Erawan Shrine, in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Thai authorities unveiled the restored centerpiece Friday of the Erawan Shrine, in the latest bid to restore confidence among Bangkok's tourism and business communities almost three weeks after a deadly bombing. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    The Latest on Bangkok: Suspect is conspirator, not bomber

    BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the investigation into the Aug. 17 bombing in the Thai capital (all times local):

  • The man who was arrested at an apartment on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, and found with evidence police said included bomb making equipment and stacks of passports is seated after being brought to police headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, after being in military custody. The Aug. 17 blast at the shrine popular among locals and tourists alike left 20 people dead and more than 120 injured in one of the most devastating acts of violence that the Thai capital had seen in decades.  (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)

    Thais unveil restored statue at bomb site to boost morale

    BANGKOK (AP) — A foreign suspect arrested at the border near Cambodia is unlikely to be the yellow-shirted man seen in security videos and suspected of planting a deadly bomb at a Bangkok shrine, but is definitely a conspirator, police said Friday.

  • This undated image provided by the Royal Thai Police shows a man they believe is part of a group responsible for a deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok on Aug. 17, 2015. Authorities on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, identified the suspect but issued two different spellings of his name, Mieraili Yusufu and Yusufu Meerailee, and said he faces charges of possessing unauthorized explosives. The words in Thai read "Min Buri court approved an arrest warrant for Mr. Mieraili Yusufu on the charge of conspiracy to posses unauthorized explosives." (AP Photo/Royal Thai Police)

    Turkey skeptical Bangkok bomb suspects are Turks

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities unveiled the restored centerpiece Friday of the Erawan Shrine, in the latest bid to restore confidence among Bangkok’s tourism and business communities almost three weeks after a deadly bombing that left 20 dead.

  • In this Aug. 27, 2015, photo, images from closed circuit video cameras monitor a shopping mall plaza across from the Erawan Shrine, the site of the Aug. 17 bombing, in Bangkok, Thailand. Bangkok's laid-back vibe has toughened a bit in the aftermath of last month's deadly bombing in the heart of the city. Security appears tighter, with a more conspicuous contingent of police, soldiers and plainclothes officers patrolling and guarding tourist areas and public places that attract crowds. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Bangkok security looks more serious in deadly bombing’s wake

    BANGKOK (AP) — Bangkok’s laid-back, anything-goes vibe has toughened a bit in the aftermath of last month’s deadly bombing in the heart of the city.

  • This image released by the Royal Thai Police on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015, shows Emrah Davutoglu from Turkey, who police said faces "charges of conspiracy to possess unauthorized war materials". Thai police have issued an arrest warrant for a Turkish man who is the husband of a Thai suspect already being sought for possible links to Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine bombing. (Royal Thai Police via AP)

    Thai police: Suspect’s prints match those on bomb material

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police said Wednesday a prime suspect in Bangkok’s deadly bombing has admitted to being near the shrine where the attack took place but denied placing the bomb, as other clues increasingly linked the blast to Thailand’s forced repatriation of members of a minority ethnic group to China.

  • A young visitor makes an offering of flowers for Phra Phrom, the Thai interpretation of the Hindu god Brahma, at the Erawan Shrine, the scene of the Aug. 17 bombing, in Bangkok, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. Thai authorities arrested a man they believe is part of a group responsible for a deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago, the prime minister announced Tuesday. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

    The Latest on Thailand: Bomb fingerprints match suspect’s

    BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the investigation into the deadly Bangkok bombing (all times local):

  • In this Aug. 28, 2015, photo, Vithita Singharat, a Thai classical dancer who performs at the Erawan Shrine -- the site of the bombing two weeks ago -- is interviewed by the Associated Press in Bangkok, Thailand. "I don't know when I'm going to die. I don't know if this will happen again," said Vithita. "But I have to come to work and do my job."On the surface, the bustling city of food vendors, traffic jams and raucous nightlife is back to normal, two weeks after the Erawan Shrine bombing. But many feel a new and gnawing sense of fear and insecurity. (AP Photo/Jocelyn Gecker)

    Post-bomb Bangkok moves on, but with new sense of insecurity

    BANGKOK (AP) — One Bangkok resident says he can’t shake the horrid sight of what he saw, or the smell of death. Another says the initial shock is gone and he’s returned to his old routine — work, happy hour and taking selfies.

  • In this image provided by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) Thai authorities arrest a man they believe is part of a group responsible for a deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok on Aug. 17, 2015. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha told reporters on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, that the man is a foreigner and was detained in eastern Thailand near the Cambodian border, one of several border crossings where authorities set up checkpoints after the bombing which killed 20 people, many of them foreign tourists, and injured more than 120. (National Council for Peace and Order via AP)

    Thai prime minister says main suspect in bombing arrested

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities arrested a man they believe is part of a group responsible for a deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago, the prime minister announced Tuesday. He said the suspect resembles a yellow-shirted man in a surveillance video who police say planted the bomb.

  • In this image taken from video, National police chief Somyot Poompanmoung holds a cash reward at a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Thai police have awarded themselves a 3 million baht ($84,000) reward offered to the public for tips leading to the arrest of suspects in Bangkok’s deadly bombing after a man was arrested over the weekend in an apartment where police found bomb-making equipment. (AP Photo/AP Video)

    Thai police award themselves $84K for arrest of bomb suspect

    BANGKOK (AP) — With much fanfare, Thai police had offered an $84,000 reward for tips leading to arrests in the Bangkok bombing. On Monday, they handed out the cash — to themselves.

  • Monday, August 31, 2015

    Thai prime minister says main suspect in deadly Bangkok bombing has been arrested near border