• Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:00
    Courts to get bailiffs once law put in place
    THAILAND will soon have court marshals or bailiffs who will handle the task of arresting fugitives, bail-jumpers or defendants who violate bail conditions.
    national
  • 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.
    national
  • 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.
    politics
  • Tue, 30 May 2017 08:15
    Cambodia wielding 'court of injustice' ahead of polls
    PHNOM PENH - Cambodia's government has ramped up use of the courts to harass political activists and rights defenders ahead of elections, Amnesty International said Tuesday, warning the climate of fear was likely to get worse.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 25 Mar 2017 18:16
    Most corruption courts to be open by April
    Almost all of the country’s regional corruption courts will be opened next month, said Court of Justice spokesman Suebpong Sripongkul.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 31 Jan 2017 01:00
    Academics petition courts to reconsider bail for activist Pai Dao Din
    An academic network promoting civil rights yesterday submitted a petition to the Supreme Court and chiefs of regional and provincial courts calling for the revocation of student activist Jatupat Boonphatraksa’s bail to be reconsidered.
    politics
  • Sun, 29 Jan 2017 01:00
    CDC may allow courts to hold in-absentia trials
    THE CONSTITUTION Drafting Commission (CDC) is considering giving power to courts to proceed with cases against political office-holders who have fled the country in a move to deal with their offences more effectively, CDC spokesman Udom Rathammarit said yesterday.
    politics
  • Wed, 14 Sep 2016 01:00
    ‘Black card’ lifetime ban for courts to decide: Somchai
    THE ELECTION Commission (EC) has no authority to give a “black card” lifetime ban to any candidate found guilty of cheating as such a punishment should be decided by a court, Election Commissioner Somchai Srisut-thiyakorn said yesterday.
    politics
  • Tue, 29 Dec 2015 01:00
    Corruption courts to take a tough stance on those who jump bail
    AFTER MEETING strong resistance from politicians, newly proposed corruption courts meant to ensure speedy convictions are being toughened according to guidelines laid out by the military-installed government.
    national
  • Sat, 31 Oct 2015 01:00
    EC will have the power to ask courts to ban candidates: CDC
    THE ELECTION Commission (EC) will be authorised to ask a court to revoke candidates' electoral rights to prevent fraud, the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) resolved yesterday.
    national
  • Tue, 29 Sep 2015 01:00
    Inter-court panel to decide on Chaturon cases
    THE Military Court yesterday referred the decision on whether it or the Criminal Court should have jurisdiction over the trials of former education minister Chaturon Chaisang to a committee formed by both courts to make the ruling.
    national
  • Thu, 28 May 2015 15:27
    Bangladesh to set up courts to try people smugglers
    DHAKA (AFP) - Bangladesh is moving to set up seven special courts across the country to try people smugglers charged with trafficking desperate migrants to Southeast Asia on rickety boats, a minister said Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 08 Apr 2015 01:00
    Military courts to allow appeals now that martial law is gone
    COLONEL Thamrongsak Wiwattanawanit, deputy chief judge of the Bangkok Military Court, said yesterday that since martial law has been lifted, plaintiffs and defendants of cases tried in military courts after April 1 will now be able to lodge an appeal agai
    national
  • Fri, 13 Feb 2015 20:42
    Restrict the use of martial courts: EU
    The EU Delegation urged the Thai government to "restrict" the use of martial courts to military offences committed by military personnel.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 06 Oct 2014 01:00
    Singapore's migrant workers struggle to get unpaid salaries
    City-state sets up Labour Courts to protect foreign workers from exploitation, but with "mixed success"
    ASEAN+
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