• 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.
  • Tue, 10 Jun 2014 00:00
    Prisons chief wants regular searches
    In response to the junta policy against illegal drugs, Corrections Department chief Suchat Wong-anantachai urged prisons to conduct regular "clean-ups" - search all inmates' cells - and to report by June 16 about the probe into prison guards suspected to
  • Wed, 16 Oct 2013 00:00
    Justice Ministry to seek Bt30bn for building 42 new prisons
    Justice Minister Chaikasem Nitisiri said Wednesday that he would ask the Cabinet to allocate Bt30 billion for building 42 new prisons to solve the problem of overcrowded jails.
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