• Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:14
    Prison inmates nationwide to be tested for tuberculosis
    Inmates at 143 prisons nationwide are to be tested for tuberculosis in a joint project by the Department of Disease Control (DDC) and the Corrections Department.
  • Tue, 07 Aug 2018 19:10
    On National Mother’s day, inmates given chance to pay respect
    PRISON INMATES, including those with poor behaviour, are being given a chance to pay respect to their mothers throughout August, as Thailand celebrates National Mother’s Day on August 12.
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:00
    UK wants assurances on basic rights for British prisoners
    Britain has asked Thailand’s Department of Corrections to ensure that prison inmates are provided with basic rights under international standards, department director-general Pol Colonel Narat Sawettnan said yesterday.
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:34
    Gun-making prisoners to be given army jobs
    The government has approved 33 posts in the army for selected prison inmates who have been convicted of making home-made guns or modifying illegal firearms, Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Minister ACM Prajin Juntong said Saturday.
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 11:30
    Hundreds of Korat prison inmates afflicted with TB
    About 300 inmates of Nakhon Ratchasima Central Prison, both male and female, have been diagnosed with tuberculosis, a senior public health official said on Wednesday.
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  • Sun, 06 Nov 2016 17:09
    Pope celebrates special jubilee Mass with 1,000 prison inmates
    Vatican City - Pope Francis was celebrating Mass in St Peter's Basilica in front of more than 1,000 prison inmates on Sunday in one of the final events of the Jubilee of Mercy, an 11-month festival that wraps up in two weeks.
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  • Thu, 07 Jul 2016 01:00
    LGBT prison inmates to get new quarters for their safety
    The Corrections Department will soon build a special prison zone to hold lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) inmates within Bangkok’s Min Buri Prison, according to deputy permanent secretary for the Justice Ministry, Kobkiat Kasiwiwat.
  • Sun, 10 Apr 2016 01:00
    You’ll never guess who made this
    Cool bags and accessories from the royally sponsored Kamlangjai project are the work of female prison inmates
  • Fri, 22 Jan 2016 12:57
    Myanmar frees 101 prison inmates in amnesty
    Yangon - Outgoing Myanmar President Thein Sein has ordered the release of 101 prison inmates including about two dozen political prisoners, officials said Friday.
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  • Thu, 25 Sep 2014 01:00
    Unrest, fights disrupt two prison centres
    Sixteen Pathum Thani prison inmates, mostly with head wounds, were taken to Pathum Thani Hospital yesterday after a brawl.
  • Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:00
    Inmates earn their academic rewards
    CELEBRATING its 30th anniversary of education for prison inmates, the Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University (STOU) hosted a graduation ceremony for 114 inmate graduates yesterday.
  • Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:00
    Academic calls for freer sex rules in Thai jails
    Sex among prison inmates is controlled in Thailand under strict regulations, but inevitably there is involvement between individuals and the issue needs to be dealt with more seriously, a recent Bangkok seminar on the subject was told.
  • Sun, 03 Mar 2013 00:00
    Eight Trang Prison inmates transferred
    Trang Prison director Prawat Yaemmanee has transferred to Songkhla Prison eight inmates reportedly involved in the February 9 assault and stabbing-to-death of inmate Thaweep Eiadtun, 40, in order to pave the way for the murder investigation, a source repo
  • Thu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00
    Convicts face a cooler ride to jail
    The Cabinet has approved a Bt492million budget for the purchase of 300 air-conditioned vehicles to transport prison inmates.
  • Sun, 30 Sep 2012 00:00
    4 arrested in prison-smuggling plot
    Police yesterday nabbed three men and a woman before they were able to throw 15 cell phones, 50 SIM cards and 2 grams of crystal methamphetamine, or "ice", over a fence to Nakhon Si Thammarat Prison inmates.
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