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Thai Military Junta Jails Nine Activists on Sedition and Computer Crimes

. BANGKOK – Nine activists who posted comments critical of Thailand’s ruling junta and a military-backed draft constitution on Facebook have been jailed, police said on Saturday, the latest opponents of the government penalized for airing dissent. The military seized power in May 2014, throwing out an old constitution, clamping down on dissent and promising […]

April 30th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thailand’s Heat Wave Claims 21 Lives as Temperatures Soar

. . BANGKOK -  The current heat wave in Thailand, with temperatures rising above 40 degrees Celsius in certain parts of country, has claimed 21 lives so far during March until April. According to the Director of Department of Communicable Disease Control, Dr Amnuay Kajina, 20 of the victims were men while one a woman. […]

April 29th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Thailand’s Junta Jails Eight from Facebook Group Charged with Sedition

. . BANGKOK – A military court in Thailand on Friday jailed eight activists who posted comments on Facebook critical of the ruling junta and a military-backed draft constitution, the latest opponents of the government penalised for airing dissent. The military seized power in May 2014, throwing out an old constitution, clamping down on dissent […]

April 29th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News,Thailand Politics | Read More »

British Family Vow Never to Return to Thailand after Gang Beating

. . HUA HIN - Lewis Owen 43, beaten unconscious in a savage attack by vicious thugs in Thailand along with his elderly parents has told reporters that they never to return to the country. Lewis told the press that his mum and dad are on the mend so it is all okay. Dad had six […]

April 29th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Seminar for Human Trafficking Prevention Held in Chiang Rai

. CHIANG RAI – An academic seminar on strategic human trafficking prevention in Chiang Rai province has been kicked off to support and strengthen the anti-human trafficking network in Thailand. Among the attendees were Chiang Rai Governor Boonsong Techamanisit, Social Development and Human Security Official Anira Thinon, and relevant agencies. Another objective of the seminar […]

April 28th, 2016 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Two Colombian’s Arrested for Burglary in Bangkok

. . BANGKOK – Two Colombians Nationals suspected to be members of a gang wanted for a string of burglaries of Bangkok-area luxury homes have been arrested in Suan Luang district. Jhoan Hermandez Gomez and Christian Donneys Robeldo, both 27, along with Thai National Porn-anong Thabuengkarn, 39, were charged with conspiracy to commit burglary, escaping […]

April 28th, 2016 | Posted in Tourist in the News | Read More »

Thai Police Arrest Men for Brutal Attack on British Family

. . HUA HIN  – Three men have been arrested for a brutal attack on an elderly British family holidaying in Thailand over the Songkran holiday after a video of the incident went viral on the internet. The video, captured by overhead security cameras and posted this week on social media, sparked shock and outrage […]

April 28th, 2016 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

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