• Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:32
    Ex-con misses jail pals, gets himself busted
    An ex-convict in Chon Buri is heading back to jail after being caught again with methamphetamines, but he’s fine with that, saying he missed his old friends in prison and wanted to be rearrested.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 06:53
    CIA interrogators sought 'truth serum' for 9/11 prisoners
    CIA interrogators sought a truth serum to use on Al-Qaeda prisoners in addition to waterboarding and other torture techniques after the September 11, 2001 attacks, according to formerly top secret documents released Tuesday.
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  • 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.
    national
  • Fri, 02 Nov 2018 14:49
    Australian man jailed for assisting wife's suicide in court first
    An Australian man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday for helping his wife commit suicide so he could access her life insurance, in what the judge called a precedent-setting case.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 16:28
    Ex-convict held for Khon Kaen bike thefts
    A 35-year-old former prisoner has been arrested after he allegedly stole motorcycles to meet Lao orders for Bt10,000 to Bt20,000 per bike, Khon Kaen police deputy chief Col Jaraspat Suttayasoranakom told the press on Thursday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 19:15
    43 Iranian prisoners to fly home
    Forty-three Iranian inmates have been approved for transfer to serve their remaining time behind bars in their home country, said Corrections Department chief Narat Sawettanan on Wednesday.
    national
  • Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:00
    Prisoners to have smokes taken away within months
    All prisons will become smoke-free in the near future as the Corrections Department is preparing to fully comply with the upcoming stricter tobacco law.
    national
  • Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:32
    Revamped muay thai rules go back to Cabinet
    Draft legislation currently before the Cabinet would bar children under 12 from muay thai fighting and threaten boxers and referees who rig bouts with up to five years in prison and fines of up to Bt100,000.
    national
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:50
    Freed Vietnam blogger 'Mother Mushroom' arrives in US
    A dissident Vietnamese blogger known by her pen name 'Mother Mushroom' has arrived in the United States after her surprise release from prison, telling a large crowd of supporters she will "never keep silent" in her fight for democracy in the one-party state.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:33
    Two former military officers jailed 27 years for Rohingya trafficking
    Two former military officers have each been sentenced to a total of 27 years imprisonment for colluding with a transnational criminal syndicate and trafficking in Rohingya people.
    national
  • 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.
    national
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 15:41
    Inmates escape from court after stealing prison transport truck
    Pol Colonel Narat Savettanan, director-general of the Corrections Department, urgently flew to the southern province of Chumphon on Thursday after three inmates stole a prison transport truck and escaped from Lang Suan Provincial Court.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
    EU ambassadors encourage Thailand to end executions
    CAPITAL PUNISHMENT is for authoritarian countries and not democracies, delegates from the European Union stressed yesterday as they urged Thailand to abandon prisoner execution.
    national
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
    Meng Hongwei: the Interpol chief who went to prison in China
    Fallen former Interpol president Meng Hongwei rose through the ranks of China’s feared public security apparatus before being caught himself in President Xi Jinping’s no-holds-barred campaign against corruption.
    opinion
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 16:53
    Flu outbreak in Trang prison infects 158 inmates
    An outbreak of influenza at Trang Central Prison has infected 158 inmates, prompting provincial public health officials to check the situation and provide immediate help on Tuesday.
    Breaking News
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