• Sat, 12 Jan 2019 15:25
    US ex-priest sentenced to up to 14 years in prison for child sex abuse
    A former Catholic priest who had admitted to sexually abusing children in the US state of Pennsylvania was sentenced Friday to up to 14 years in prison -- the second clergyman to be jailed in the wake of a damning statewide grand jury report.
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  • Thu, 10 Jan 2019 01:00
    Thailand should return football player refugee to Australia, not Bahrain
    Earlier this week with the world watching, Thailand did the right thing and took action to protect a vulnerable 18-year-old Saudi woman, Rahaf al-Qunun, and stopped her forced return to Kuwait. Right now, there is another young man in Thailand at risk of forced return to Bahrain, where he faces torture and wrongful imprisonment. 
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  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 17:44
    Urgent : Rakhine rebels attack police stations in pre-dawn raids: Myanmar army
    Yangon - Ethnic Rakhine rebels carried out pre-dawn attacks on four police stations near the Bangladesh border, Myanmar's army said Friday, with the militants claiming to have taken 14 "prisoners of war" as operations ramped up.
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  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 12:20
    Prisons in South on watch for storm threats
    The Corrections Department has ordered prison officials in the South to closely monitor Tropical Storm Pabuk, which could hit the area this afternoon.
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  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:00
    Record sentences in record-breaking court verdict on Bt1 bn KMITL embezzlement case
    A FORMER bank manager and a university finance chief were each sentenced to more than 190 years in prison yesterday in a Bt1-billion embezzlement and money-laundering case involving King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL).
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  • Tue, 25 Dec 2018 14:38
    Surat Thani jailbreaker caught hiding in a sewer
    Police on Tuesday arrested an inmate who had escaped from a prison in Surat Thani province after finding him hiding in a sewer near the prison.
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  • Tue, 25 Dec 2018 10:14
    Latest : Surat Thani jailbreaker caught hiding in a sewer 
    Police on Tuesday arrested an inmate who had escaped from a prison in Surat Thani province after finding him hiding in a sewer near the prison.
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  • Thu, 20 Dec 2018 19:30
    Hidden ‘drugs’ tunnel worthy of a Hollywood thriller
    LIKE A scene from a film, an underground passage was discovered at an alleged drug kingpin’s house in the border province of Tak during a 6am raid on Thursday… but the man himself was nowhere to be seen. It recalled the WWII classic “The Great Escape”, in which prisoners built an underground tunnel to flee their PoW camp.
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  • Thu, 29 Nov 2018 15:08
    First police conviction in Philippine drug war killing
    Three Philippine policemen were sentenced on Thursday to decades in prison for murdering a teenager during an anti-narcotics sweep, a first conviction of officers carrying out President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.
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  • Mon, 26 Nov 2018 14:36
    Gate-blocking pickup owner gets suspended jail term, Bt5,000 fine
    The pick-up truck owner whose vehicle made headlines after she blocked the entrance gate to the Bangkok home of two elderly sisters in February prompting an axe-and-shovel attack on the truck, has been sentenced to 15 days in prison and a Bt5,000 fine.
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  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:30
    Three sentenced to 4 years in jail for attempted rhino horn smuggling
    Samut Prakan Provincial Court on Tuesday handed down sentences of four years’ imprisonment to former Saraburi public prosecutor Pol Major Worapas Boonsri and two female civilians over their attempt to smuggle 21 rhino horns worth Bt49.4 million into the country through Suvarnabhumi Airport on March 10 last year.
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  • Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:06
    Key moments in the trial of two senior Khmer Rouge leaders
    Phnom Penh - Senior Khmer Rouge leaders Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan on Friday were sentenced to life in prison on charges of genocide, a landmark verdict since the UN-backed tribunal launched in 2006.
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  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:32
    Ex-con misses jail pals, gets himself busted
    An ex-convict in Chon Buri is heading back to jail after being caught again with methamphetamines, but he’s fine with that, saying he missed his old friends in prison and wanted to be rearrested.
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  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:53
    CIA interrogators sought 'truth serum' for 9/11 prisoners
    CIA interrogators sought a truth serum to use on Al-Qaeda prisoners in addition to waterboarding and other torture techniques after the September 11, 2001 attacks, according to formerly top secret documents released Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 06 Nov 2018 02:00
    Prisons to ban sale of tobacco products and cigarettes
    A NEW REGULATION will ban the sale of cigarettes and tobacco at all prisons across the country to reduce the number of inmates falling sick or dying from respiratory diseases, Corrections Department director-general |Pol Colonel Narat Savettanan said.
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