Mon, 20 Aug 2018 01:00
Researcher pushes for revamp of pay system at Thai courts
THAI JUDGES are over-paid while court fees stay relatively low by global standard, said TDRI researchers who propose that the Court of Justice should revamp judges’ salaries and court fee to reflect the real costs of litigation and boost judicial efficiency.
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 15:19
Courts to move disputed residences from Doi Suthep to Chiang Rai
The Judicial Administration Commission has decided to use a land plot in Chiang Rai to build the Appeals Court Region 5 office and residences for judges and officials, and to this bring an end to the Doi Suthep row.
Tue, 31 Jul 2018 06:26
Stephens excited for challenge of defending US Open crown
Reigning US Open champion Sloane Stephens returns to hard courts at this week's WTA Washington Open excited for the challenge of defending her first Grand Slam title.
Mon, 18 Jun 2018 12:27
Doi Suthep estate to be ringed with ‘No Man’s Land’ signs
The Doi Suthep Forest Reclamation Network said it would post “No Man’s Land” signs on the Chiang Mai mountain on Monday afternoon marking the perimeter of the controversial housing estate built for members of the Courts of Justice.
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 01:00
Network vows protests if court staff don’t vacate houses
THE DOI Suthep Forest Reclamation Network yesterday called for the Courts of Justice to return 45 houses and nine flats in the controversial housing project built on the forested slopes of Chiang Mai’s Doi Suthep to the Treasury Department. The request also entails eviction of 30 families who have recently moved into the properties.
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 02:00
Former chief justice defends Doi Suthep court buildings
A FORMER chief of the Supreme Court judge panel has posted a Facebook response to the recent statement made by a group of academics in Chiang Mai that slammed the courts for allegedly encroaching on a forest reserve.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00
Prayut should stop dithering over Doi Suthep transgression
Since the Courts of Justice committee has decided it has no power to cancel the construction of the court officials’ housing and office project on Doi Suthep in Chiang Mai, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha should use his overriding Article 44 powers to order the demolition of the project and the restoration of destroyed forest.
Tue, 27 Feb 2018 12:18
Electronic ankle bracelets to be tried from March 1
The Courts of Justice on Tuesday unveiled Electronic Monitoring (EM) devices to be attached to the ankles of people released temporarily from custody.
Mon, 26 Feb 2018 01:00
It’s a man’s world in Cambodian courts
With few women in the judicial system, there is a general insensitivity towards cases of female victims
Thu, 08 Feb 2018 13:14
Facebook courtship costs woman Bt1 million
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, police are rounding up members of a gang of foreigners accused of running a “romance scam”.
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:04
Thai courts handled heavy workload last year
Thai courts took on around 1.82 million cases for deliberation and ruling last year, Office of the Judiciary secretary-general Sarawut Benjakul said on Tuesday.
Thu, 04 Jan 2018 01:00
Drunk driving cases clog courts
New Year holiday period marred by high fatality rate on nation's roads.
Tue, 02 Jan 2018 17:18
Probationary sentences for 3,100 drunk-driving offenders over New Year
The courts handed down probationary sentences in more than 3,000 cases of drunk-driving during five days of the New Year holiday period.
Tue, 02 Jan 2018 16:35
Courts embrace future with new IT systems
The Central Administrative Court will later this year open an electronic courtroom under its “e-court” (“excellence court”) aspirations to meet the national “Thailand 4.0” policy.
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 17:05
MUM’S THE WORD
Patcharin claims title and mother flies in to cheer at courtside