• Tue, 12 Mar 2019 21:30
    15 years on, family of disappeared Thai lawyer 'waiting for justice'
    The wife of a lawyer who vanished after being snatched off the streets of Bangkok 15 years ago urged Thailand on Tuesday to toughen laws to end impunity of officials accused of carrying out enforced disappearances.
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 04:00
    Thai law allows those suffering to take steps to end their lives
    Thailand has not legalised euthanasia or assisted suicide like other countries but there is Section 12 in the National Health Act that allows a person to make a “living will in writing” to pass away naturally and peacefully, Medical Council secretarygeneral Dr Itthaporn Kanachareon said yesterday.
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    Doctors call for law banning child boxers
    INTERNATIONAL paediatricians say getting children to box professionally is the worst type of child abuse, and called on Thai lawmakers to pass a law banning children under the age of 12 from the boxing ring in order to prevent them from suffering long-lasting brain injuries.
  • 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.
  • Sun, 05 Aug 2018 18:00
    Parts of slaughtered Muntjac seized
    Officials at the Nong Khai wildlife checkpoint seized four body parts weighing 6.5 kilograms belonging to a slaughtered Muntjac – a wildlife animal protected under Thai law – in the Rattana Wapi district of Nong Khai province on Sunday morning.
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  • Thu, 05 Jul 2018 01:00
    Malaysian man who married Thai girl, 11, must face trial: rights expert
    THE MARRIAGE of a Malaysian man to an 11-year-old Thai girl in Narathiwat province has clearly violated various Thai laws, a former UN committee member on the Rights of the Child said yesterday.
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00
    Potash mining protesters face intimidation charge
    LOCALS LEADING a protest against potash mining by a Chinese company in Sakon Nakhon province will face an additional charge of intimidation.
  • Mon, 02 Apr 2018 01:00
    New book on legal philosophy offers lessons for Thai ethics
    WHILE THE junta demands that citizens respect, obey and comply with the country’s laws, many people in the world see Thai law as abused and misused.
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 10:35
    Cryptocurrencies still outside Thai law, warns SEC
    The Securities and Exchange Commission, Thailand (SEC) is warning that people who invest in Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) and cryptocurrencies generally are taking a risk because Thai laws do not yet have any statutes in place that cover them.
  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:00
    Prayut urges countries to ‘respect Thailand’ over lawbreakers 
    PRIME MINISTER General Prayut Chan-o-cha yesterday urged other countries to respect Thailand and its rights, particularly regarding action against Thai lawbreakers overseas.
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  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 01:00
    Yingluck and Thaksin spotted shopping in Beijing
    FUGITIVE former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra has been spotted in Beijing along with her brother Thaksin, another ex-PM who is also on the run from Thai law, according to media reports.
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 01:00
    A new test for Thai law enforcers
    Re: Premchai denies poaching, says trip to Thung Yai was for leisure. Feb 7, The Nation
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  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 01:00
    Lawyers’ group wants charges against ‘political’ protesters dropped
    THAI LAWYERS for Human Rights (TLHR) has called for an end to prosecutions against people involved in peaceful assemblies, following a series of recent summonses against the activists. Meanwhile, Deputy Police Commissioner Pol Gen Srivara Ransibrahmanakul, has threatened to issue arrest warrants against “MBK 39” activists – who on January 27 gathered to call for prolonged election to eventually t
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:31
    NGO to junta: Stop prosecuting people for peaceful assembly
    The NGO Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR) on Tuesday called for an end to prosecutions against people involved in peaceful assemblies.
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  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 16:18
    Pheu Thai lawyer petitions NACC to confiscate Prawit’s undeclared assets
    The Pheu Thai Party’s legal officer has petitioned the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) to confiscate General Prawit Wongsuwan’s wristwatches and a diamond ring, and to scrutinise whether his acquisition of the luxury assets was lawful.
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