• Mon, 17 Jun 2019 19:01
    Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong leaves jail, vows to join protests
    Leading Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong walked free from prison Monday and vowed to join historic anti-government protests rocking the finance hub, as activists kept up pressure on the city's embattled pro-Beijing leader.
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  • Mon, 03 Jun 2019 12:25
    Help sought for infant with hydrocephalus
    The grandparents of a seriously ill five-month-old baby, who was born to a female prisoner and a fugitive father, are calling for help.
  • Thu, 30 May 2019 08:51
    FREEDOM behind BARS
    Incarcerated on charges of lese majeste, young activist and artist Prontip “Kolf” Mankong became part of the community and is now a vocal champion of prison reform
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  • Wed, 29 May 2019 01:00
    Boonsong ex-aide gets 50 years over rice deal
    A CLOSE aide to imprisoned former commerce minister Boonsong Teriyapirom was yesterday sentenced to 50 years in jail in absentia for his role in a corruption scandal linked to the Yingluck Shinawatra government’s rice-pledging scheme.
  • Tue, 28 May 2019 19:30
    Ex-convict arrested for alleged series of burglaries
    An ex-prison inmate has been arrested for allegedly breaking into rented rooms in Bangkok on numerous occasions to steal valuables, police said on Tuesday, estimating that the suspect might have committed almost 50 burglaries in total across several jurisdictions in recent years.
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  • Tue, 28 May 2019 16:36
    Myanmar frees soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre
    Yangon - Seven soldiers jailed for killing a group of Rohingya Muslims have been freed from a Myanmar jail despite serving less time than two reporters imprisoned for exposing the massacre.
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  • Tue, 21 May 2019 17:48
    Myanmar inmates released from Ranong Prison after royal pardon
    Fifty-nine Myanmar inmates were released from Ranong Prison on Tuesday after being granted a royal pardon on the occasion of Coronation Day.
  • Sat, 18 May 2019 07:01
    Ex-CIA agent gets 20-year sentence for spying for China
    An ex-CIA officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday for spying for China in a case called part of an "alarming trend" in the US intelligence community.
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  • Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
    ‘Mushroom pickers’ freed by royal pardon
    A KALASIN couple jailed since 2017 for forest encroachment left prison one year early yesterday as beneficiaries of a royal pardon.
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 01:00
    Former monks jailed for laundering state-provided funds
    TWO FORMER senior monks have been sentenced to prison terms for laundering state-provided temple funds.
  • Thu, 16 May 2019 16:50
    Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong sent back to jail
    Prominent Hong Kong student leader Joshua Wong was sent back to prison Thursday after he lost an attempt to quash a jail sentence over his leadership of huge democracy protests five years ago.
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  • Wed, 15 May 2019 17:11
    Red-shirt leader convicted of lese majeste freed under Royal pardon
    A coronation pardon was granted to 168 Central Nakhon Ratchasima Prison inmates on Wednesday, including a red-shirt leader who was jailed for lese majeste last year.
  • Sat, 11 May 2019 01:00
    Five yellow-shirt leaders walk out of prison on Friday after royal pardon
    Five jailed leaders of the yellow-shirt movement were released from prison on Friday under a royal pardon granted to qualified prisoners nationwide on the occasion of the Royal Coronation of HM King Rama X.
  • Fri, 10 May 2019 15:44
    Pai Dao Din released early on royal pardon
    Lese majeste prisoner and anti-coup activist Jatupat “Pai Dao Din” Boonpatararaksa was released from prison on Friday after serving nearly two- and-a-half years.
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  • Wed, 08 May 2019 15:55
    Ex-TAT boss' jail term upheld over US graft case
    An appeals court on Wednesday upheld a lower court’s prison sentence of 50 years on the former governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Juthamas Siriwan, for accepting Bt62 million in bribes from an American couple seeking the rights to host a Bangkok film festival between 2002 and 2007.
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