• Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:00
    Activists ‘languishing despite lifting of ban’
    LAWYERS GROUPS SLAM CONTROL EXERCISED |BY THE JUNTA OVER PUBLIC FREEDOMS
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
    Prayut amends anti-graft law, not everybody required to declare assets
    THE JUNTA has decided to make crucial changes to the latest anti-corruption law after many members of state university councils and heath organisation boards decided to quit their posts en masse.
    national
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:56
    Journalists urge EU to resist lobbying by tech giants
    Top journalists called on the EU Tuesday to resist intense lobbying by Internet giants to gut a law which would force them to pay for the news content they pick up.
    business
  • Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:53
    Twitter warns global users their tweets violate Pakistani law
    When Canadian columnist Anthony Furey received an email said to be from Twitter's legal team telling him he may have broken a slew of Pakistani laws, his first instinct was to dismiss it as spam.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 16:30
    Myanmar activists jailed over anti-war protests
    A court in Myanmar's restive Kachin state has jailed three activists for defaming the military, their lawyer said Saturday, as campaigners slammed the "chilling warning" the verdict sends critical voices in the country.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 08 Dec 2018 15:46
    Myanmar court to hear Reuters reporters appeal this month
    A Myanmar court will hear the appeal later this month of two Reuters journalists jailed for their reporting on the Rohingya crisis, a lawyer said Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 06:09
    IN-FORM KITAYAMA ON FIRE AT THE SOUTH AFRICAN OPEN HOSTED BY THE CITY OF JOBURG
    Johannesburg -  Kurt Kitayama of the United States continued to ride on his rich vein of form by firing a flawless eight-under-par 63 to trail first round leader Louis Oosthuizen of South Africa by one shot at the South African Open hosted by the City of Joburg on Thursday.
    sports
  • Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00
    Ex-Pheu Thai MP accused of murder can run in polls: EC
    A FORMER Pheu Thai Party MP, wanted in connection with the alleged murder of a local administrator in Khon Kaen, cannot be prohibited by law from contesting in the upcoming election, a senior election official said yesterday.
    politics
  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 14:19
    Hot : Citizens to sue govt for ‘doing nothing’ about Jakarta's air pollution
    Dozens of bicyclists entered City Hall on Wednesday morning to send a warning to the Jakarta administration and the central government that, if they do not do something about Jakarta’s air pollution within 60 days, they will file a citizen lawsuit.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    Fugitives from the law can no longer file cases against others
    FUGITIVES from criminal offences will be deprived of their right to file criminal cases against others while on the run, according to an amendment to the Criminal Procedure Law passed by the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) yesterday.
    politics
  • Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00
    Bill on torture to go before NLA
    New law, which will also prevent enforced disappearance, hailed by rights activists.
    national
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 21:00
    ‘Furious aunties’ lose challenge over city law
    THE CENTRAL Administrative Court on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit against the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) and Bangkok governor by a family whose members became known as “the furious aunties” after they bashed a pickup truck that blocked the driveway to their home.
    national
  • Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:30
    Ten Indian men, 24 Thai women arrested over fake-marriage scam
    Police, in the ongoing crackdown on foreigners living unlawfully in the Kingdom, have arrested 10 Indian men and 24 Thai women on suspicion of involvement in a scam whereby fake marriages and false documents were used to extend the men’s stay in Thailand, the Immigration Police Bureau announced on Tuesday.
    national
  • Mon, 03 Dec 2018 14:02
    Moto-taximan off the pavements and into court
    A Bangkok motorcycle-taxi driver was due in court on Monday after reportedly confessing to pulling a knife on a municipal law-enforcement officer who stopped him riding on a pedestrian footpath. Thousands of people have already seen the video evidence on social media – a November 30 confrontation at the mouth of Soi Lad Phrao 79.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 02 Dec 2018 13:03
    Bangkok murder-suicide blamed on declining health
    A Bangkok man shot dead his mother-in-law on Sunday morning and then turned the gun on himself, apparently seeking to end the family’s ordeal over poor health.
    Breaking News
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