• Wed, 26 Sep 2018 18:51
    Jet-setting Laotian gets second life sentence over drugs
    The Criminal Court on Wednesday handed down another life imprisonment term to Xaysana Keopimpha, who used to portray himself as a jet-setting Laotian, for another drug-trafficking conviction.
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  • Sat, 22 Sep 2018 13:16
    Australian filmmaker to be deported from Cambodia
    An Australian filmmaker who received a royal pardon from Cambodia will be deported Saturday, immigration officials said, a day after he was released from a six-year sentence in a case Human Rights Watch has called "a ludicrous charade".
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  • Fri, 21 Sep 2018 01:00
    Pattani court sentences duo to death over Big C bombing
    THE PATTANI Provincial Court yesterday sentenced Su-ai-mee Sama-ae and Sama-ae Mamah to death for their role in the 2017 Big C department store bomb attack that injured 61 people, including children, and caused millions of baht worth of property damage, Pattani Task Force commander Maj-General Jatuporn Kalampasut said.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Free press is dying in Myanmar as ‘massive climate of fear’ crushes journalists
    A Myanmar court last week found two Reuters reporters guilty of breaching a colonial-era law and sentenced them to seven years in prison in a landmark case that many international observers see as a bellwether for the fate of free press in the country.
    opinion
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 19:00
    Motorcycle racer gets bail after sentencing
    Motorcyclist Akarakit “Benz racing” Worarojcharoendet, who was sentenced earlier on Friday to eight years in prison for money laundering, was granted Bt1-million bail with a condition that he wears an electronic-monitoring device and cannot leave the country without a judge's permission.
    national
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 12:44
    ‘Benz Racing’ jailed for money laundering
    Motorcycle racer Akarakit “Benz Racing” Worarojcharoendet was sentenced on Friday to eight years in prison for money laundering.
    national
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:45
    Ruling against Reuters reporters severe blow to Myanmar press freedom: CAJ president
    The seven-year jail sentence handed down on two Reuters journalists in Myanmar on Monday is a big step backwards for press freedom and a travesty of justice in the country, Thepchai Yong, president of the Confederation of Asean Journalists [CAJ] said on Tuesday.
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  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 14:11
    American, 63, sentenced to hang for murdering ex-wife in Mid Valley hotel
    KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court here has sentenced an American senior citizen to death after finding him guilty of murdering his ex-wife in a hotel room during an argument two years ago.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:28
    Amnesty slams Myanmar court ruling against Reuters journalists
    Amnesty International on Monday described as “appalling” a Myanmar court’s verdict which saw two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in jail for breaching the Official Secrets Act during an investigation into a massacre of Rohingya men.
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  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 12:58
    Australian filmmaker jailed for six years for Cambodia 'espionage'
    An Australian filmmaker was sentenced to six years in prison on Friday after being convicted of espionage in Cambodia in a case that Human Rights Watch slammed as a "ludicrous charade".
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 11:55
    ‘Amy’ cleared of trafficking, boyfriend jailed
    Actress Amelia “Amy” Jacobs, a former Miss Teen Thailand, was acquitted on Tuesday of trafficking in drugs, but her boyfriend was sentenced to 25 years in prison.
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  • Tue, 28 Aug 2018 01:00
    Six convicted in massage parlour case
    SIX DEFENDANTS involved in prostitution at Victoria’s: the Secret Forever massage parlour were yesterday convicted and given a combined sentence of 80 years.
    national
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 09:32
    Ex-president Park sentenced to 25 years
    Former President Park Geun-hye was sentenced to 25 years in prison with a fine of 20 billion won ($17.8 million) Friday. She had previously been sentenced to 24 years with an 18 billion won fine in the initial trial for her part in the corruption scandal that led to her impeachment last year. 
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