• Sat, 22 Sep 2018 01:00
    Cops: Standing in a parking spot to 'reserve' it can cost you RM2,000 or even jail time
    PETALING JAYA: Those who attempt to "reserve" a parking spot can be fined up to RM2,000 or even six months in jail.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 22 Sep 2018 07:00
    BMA set to swoop on pigeon fanciers
    BANGKOK has too many pigeons, according to health officials, and anyone caught feeding them can now be fined or jailed.
    national
  • 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
  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:09
    Six accused of torching royal portraits acquitted
    Six young Thais accused of setting portraits of some Royal Family members on fire have been granted rare acquittals, their lawyer said yesterday, escaping strict royal defamation charges that can carry 15 years in jail.
    politics
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 18:57
    Former columnist jailed for 'abusive' posts about Aung San Suu Kyi
    Yangon - A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said Wednesday, the latest case threatening free expression in the country. 
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 01:00
    Suu Kyi, President Trump and confusing democracy
    It was a lot easier to defend the “Iron Lady” when she was under house arrest, but let me try now. We can start by considering the jailing of the Reuters reporters in Myanmar and Donald Trump’s regular and vicious attacks on the media altogether. In other words, we must bring the US president into the equation in defence of Aung San Suu Kyi.
    opinion
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 13:47
    Urgent : Anger as rhino Thai trade kingpin released from South African jail
    Johannesburg - Conservationists expressed shock Monday after a Thai kingpin of the illegal rhino horn trade was released from jail in South Africa after serving just six years of his 40-year sentence.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:59
    Fans face probe after leaking on FB their meeting with Korean star
    Her dream of meeting and shaking hands with her South Korean idol may have come true but an indiscrete revelation of how she had accomplished the feat on her Facebook page has landed the fan in a soup and could end in her being jailed.
    national
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 13:52
    Myanmar jailbreakers could be heading to Thailand
    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
  • Sun, 16 Sep 2018 18:45
    Duo involved in burglaries fall in police net
    Police on Sunday arrested two suspects, who had reportedly taken the oath of brotherhood while being in jail together, for alleged involvement in a series of burglaries at various houses in Pattaya City.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:04
    EU blasts Myanmar's jailing of reporters after Suu Kyi defence
    The EU's diplomatic chief on Thursday condemned Myanmar's jailing of two Reuters journalists, hours after the country's tarnished democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi strongly defended the men's treatment.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:39
    UN says Myanmar waging 'campaign against journalists'
    Myanmar, facing international outrage over the jailing of Reuters journalists for their reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, is conducting a "political campaign" against independent journalism, the UN said Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 07:01
    Cambodia opposition leader released from jail: lawyer
    Cambodia's opposition leader Kem Sokha was released from jail early Monday a year after he was detained on treason charges, his lawyer said, as the country's strongman ruler loosens his grip on opponents after sweeping one-sided elections.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Sep 2018 18:35
    US police officer walks into wrong apartment, kills man
    Protesters in Texas are demanding immediate jail for a Dallas police officer who entered the wrong apartment mistaking it for her own and shot dead the black man who lived there.
    Breaking News
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