Thai authorities feel pressure after Bangkok blast

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Authorities in Thailand say they want to try and expedite the investigation of the blast that killed 20 people in Bangkok.

Police are raising the award for leads for the main bombing suspect, who appears in security camera video. Meanwhile, the government has accepted an offer from the U.S. ambassador for facial-recognition technology in the investigation. CCTV’s Tony Cheng filed this report.

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Authorities in Thailand vow to expedite the investigation of the blast that killed 20 in Bangkok. Police are raising the award for leads for the main bombing suspect, who appears in security camera video. Meanwhile, the government has accepted an offer from the U.S. ambassador for facial-recognition technology in the investigation. CCTV's Tony Cheng filed this report.


Zachary Abuza on the Bangkok blast investigation

CCTV America’s Asieh Namdar spoke to Dr. Zachary Abuza, an independent consultant working on Southeast Asian politics and security.

Zachary Abuza on the Bangkok blast investigation

CCTV America's Mike Walter spoke to Dr. Zachary Abuza, an independent consultant working on Southeast Asian politics and security.