• Fri, 21 Sep 2018 17:33
    Thailand helps recapture Hpa-an prison fugitives
    NAYPYITAW - Thailand army, police force and border guard forces are conducting operations to prevent the fugitives of Hpa-an prison to enter Thailand through the Friendship Bridge and quays of Moei River, sources said.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 17:25
     Urgent : Dozens of inmates escape in Myanmar jail break
    Yangon - Myanmar police are hunting dozens of escaped inmates who hijacked a delivery truck and smashed through the gates of their jail in a daring prison break on Sunday, officials said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 16:46
    Food supplement fraudsters get 4,355-year sentence
    Fraud suspect Pasit “Sinsae Shogun” Ariyalapit was sentenced on Wednesday by the primary court to a total of 4,355 years in prison plus a Bt20,000 fine, although under Thai law she would actually serve only 20 years behind bars as the maximum prison term for the offences.
    national
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Free press is dying in Myanmar as ‘massive climate of fear’ crushes journalists
    A Myanmar court last week found two Reuters reporters guilty of breaching a colonial-era law and sentenced them to seven years in prison in a landmark case that many international observers see as a bellwether for the fate of free press in the country.
    opinion
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 19:00
    Motorcycle racer gets bail after sentencing
    Motorcyclist Akarakit “Benz racing” Worarojcharoendet, who was sentenced earlier on Friday to eight years in prison for money laundering, was granted Bt1-million bail with a condition that he wears an electronic-monitoring device and cannot leave the country without a judge's permission.
    national
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 12:44
    ‘Benz Racing’ jailed for money laundering
    Motorcycle racer Akarakit “Benz Racing” Worarojcharoendet was sentenced on Friday to eight years in prison for money laundering.
    national
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    And you thought Thai bureaucracy was bad…
    I just renewed my passport at the Bangkok US Consulate. Being naive I figured that since I had an appointment I would be in and out quickly. Only the civil service could mess up something so simple. First you go through security. I have been in maximum security prisons that are easier to get into.
    your say
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 19:00
    Third time lucky for Waen’s bail application
    A key witness in the 2010 killings of protesters at Pathum Wanaram Temple was yesterday released from prison after nearly four years of detention over alleged terrorism and lese majeste charges.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 02 Sep 2018 01:00
    Prisoner, wife allegedly commit suicide during visiting hours
    JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network): The Lumajang Police have reported that a prisoner and his wife allegedly committed suicide during visiting hours at the Lumajang Penitentiary Class II-B in East Java on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 16:49
    Jail phone ‘smuggler’ caught
    A 32-year-old ex-convict has been arrested in Phatthalung's Pa Bon district for allegedly selling cellphones to inmates and arranged the delivery during visits by throwing the items over the prison fence, police superintendent Colonel Pattarawit Kitamothaneeyakul of Phatthalung said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 12:58
    Australian filmmaker jailed for six years for Cambodia 'espionage'
    An Australian filmmaker was sentenced to six years in prison on Friday after being convicted of espionage in Cambodia in a case that Human Rights Watch slammed as a "ludicrous charade".
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 20:30
    50 foreign inmates to serve remaining time in their home countries
    Fifty foreign inmates have been approved for transfer to serve their remaining time behind bars in their home countries, said Corrections Department chief Narat Sawettanan on Thursday.
    national
  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 01:00
    Cambodia’s strongman is freeing his political prisoners. Why?
    Activists and human rights campaigners in Cambodia have had a lot to celebrate in the past two weeks.
    opinion
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:07
    Actress can get minimum-wage compensation for extra time served in prison
    Actress Amelia “Amy” Jacobs, a former Miss Teen Thailand, can request compensation for being detained in a remand prison months beyond the court’s ruling, said the Justice Ministry’s deputy permanent secretary Thawatchai Thaikeaw on Wednesday.
    national
  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:55
    ‘Amy’ cleared of trafficking, boyfriend jailed
    Actress Amelia “Amy” Jacobs, a former Miss Teen Thailand, was acquitted on Tuesday of trafficking in drugs, but her boyfriend was sentenced to 25 years in prison.
    Breaking News
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