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Thursday, November 23, 2017

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...

Briton to be Charged for Alleged Abuse of Frenchman’s Kids

CHONBURI — Two young children remained in state care Wednesday after being separated from their parents in a custody battle involving allegations of child molestation that could drag on for months.

The Good, Bad & Ugly of the Computer Crime Act, in Detail

After the Computer Crime Act was passed Dec. 16 by unanimous vote despite a last-minute petition of more than 300,000 opposing the law and much-hated Single Gateway program, all eyes are now on the Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, or DE Ministry, to see how it exercises its new great powers.

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.

Accepting Compensation, Families Still Demand Jenphop’s Prosecution

AYUTTHAYA — For a second time, the suspect in a fatal wreck that killed two students last year was unable to take the stand Tuesday because of an unresolved dispute over financial restitution to one of the victim's families.

Activists Hope Constitutional Court Affirms Right to Campaign

BANGKOK — The leader of 100 academics and activists who petitioned the Constitutional Court over a law which criminalized campaigning in the run-up to the charter referendum gives even odds the court will roll it back when it rules on its constitutionality on Wednesday.

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.

Pledge to Probe People Pinned to Panama Papers

BANGKOK — Authorities today said they will investigate whether any resident in Thailand named in a recent massive leak of information about offshore assets has broken any laws.

Death Sentence for Segarra for Dismembering Spaniard

BANGKOK — A Spanish man was sentenced to death Friday morning at the Ratchada Criminal Court for the savage 2016 murder of a fellow Spaniard.

Sentences Upheld for Soldiers Linked to Alleged Thaksin Assassination Plot

BANGKOK — The highest military court on Monday upheld convictions of three military officers on weapons charges related to an alleged 2006 assassination plot...

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