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Where’s Yingluck? Reactions to Today’s Verdict Vanishing Act

BANGKOK — Friday morning’s much-anticipated verdict in the politically fraught trial of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was, according to the pundits, supposed to go one of three ways: exoneration, conviction with jail time or conviction with jail time suspended.
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Court to Weigh Gold Mine’s Defamation Case Against Thai PBS

Top: An episode of Thai PBS program ‘Citizen Reporters’ which aired Sept. 1, 2015, drew a defamation complaint against the broadcaster and its reporter...

Kitten-Killing Thonglor Moto Taxi Gets 18 Months

BANGKOK — A Thonglor motorbike taxi driver was sent to jail for 18 months Thursday morning for killing nine kittens he adopted online.

Court Upholds 5.7M Baht Ruling Against City Over 2009 Nightclub Fire

BANGKOK — The high court on Monday upheld a lower court’s ruling that City Hall’s negligence contributed to the deaths of 67 people in...

Madman or Idealist, Activist Facing 10 Years for Tearing Ballot Has No Regrets

BANGKOK — Just over a year ago, Piyarat Chongthep stared down a security officer as he ripped his ballot in half while shouting “Down...

Yingluck Attorney Says Asset Seizure Should Wait as PM Threatens Supporters

BANGKOK — A lawyer for former premier Yingluck Shinawatra said Monday authorities should delay their attempt to seize her bank account assets as compensation...

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....

Overruling Police, Military Indicts Activist’s Mother for Insulting Monarchy

BANGKOK — Military court prosecutors Friday indicted a 39-year-old woman on a charge of royal defamation charge, despite a recent recommendation by police the case be dropped.

DSI Says Disgraced ‘Jet-Setting Monk’ to be Extradited

BANGKOK — A fugitive former monk will be extradited back to Thailand on Wednesday if he doesn’t file an appeal in the United States, Thai authorities said Sunday.

Key Witness of 2010 Temple Shooting Detained Under 112 Charge

BANGKOK — Immediately after Nattathida Meewangpla stepped out of the prison Monday night where she spent two years on suspicion of being accessory to a terror plot, she was taken into custody on a charge of royal defamation.

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