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Witnesses Accused of Lying to Clear Hit-and-Run Teacher’s Name

NAKHON PHANOM — Police on Monday said seven people face charges for their roles in trying to falsely clear the name of a teacher who claimed she was wrongfully jailed for a hit-and-run fatality.

8 Years Since Last Thai Execution, Future of Death Penalty Uncertain

BANGKOK — Those campaigning for the abolition of the death penalty may take solace in the fact that no one has been executed for eight years. There have been no actual executions, but a senior government official said it’s simply impossible to predict when capital punishment will be abolished in Thailand.

Court Finds Yingluck Guilty, Hands Down 5-Year Sentence

BANGKOK — Former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was convicted in absentia of malfeasance and sentenced to five years in prison Wednesday for corruption that...

After Taiwan Stop, Fugitive Red Bull Heir’s Path a Mystery

BANGKOK — With the clock about to run out on a hit-and-run charge, the whereabouts of an heir to the Red Bull energy-drink empire...

Court Upholds Lengthy Sentence, Rejects Bail for News Anchor Sorayuth

BANGKOK — A news personality who was long a regular presence in living rooms nationwide said he will appeal his case after the Appeals Court ruled Tuesday to uphold his conviction.

Court Orders Arrest of No-Show Yingluck

BANGKOK — Former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra became a fugitive of the law Friday when she failed to appear to hear the verdict in...

Khaosod English #Yingluck Verdict Live Blog

The big day is here, and Khaosod English is at the Supreme Court for the verdict in former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra's malfeasance trial....

Court Refuses to Lift Ban on ‘Shakespeare Must Die’

BANGKOK — A film banned five years ago for touching a third-rail of taboo topics will remain that way, a Bangkok court ruled Friday.

Trial of ‘Pai Dao Din’ for Facebook Share Opens in Khon Kaen

KHON KAEN — The trial of law school graduate Jatupat "Pai" Boonpattararaksa for sharing a biography deemed to defame King Rama X on Facebook began Thursday in a provincial court in the northeastern city of Khon Kaen.

Disappeared Activist and Wife Sentenced to Prison

CHAIYAPHUM — A land-rights activist believed to have been forcibly disappeared over a year ago and the wife who has campaigned to learn what happened to him were both sentenced by the Supreme Court on Thursday to six months in jail.

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