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‘AirGraab’ Hits Full Boil as Passenger Sues Internet, Attendant Weighs Legal Action

BANGKOK — Everyone is lawyering up in a burning dispute between an airline, flight attendant and the woman she groveled before earlier this month – a topic of national obsession which has begun to spin lawsuits and threats of more.

Bombing Trial Interpreter to Face Drug Charges in Court

BANGKOK — An interpreter for the two men accused of carrying out last year’s deadly Bangkok bombing will be taken to court as a...

Koh Tao Murders: Lawyers Appeal Against Death Sentences

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Pairat Temphairojana
Reuters

BANGKOK — Lawyers filed an appeal on Monday against the conviction of two Myanmar migrant workers sentenced to death in Thailand for the 2014 murder of two British backpackers on a holiday island, another twist in a case mired in controversy and dispute.

Bombing Suspects’ Interpreter Says Cops Plant Drugs on Him

An interpreter for the two men on trial for last year's deadly bombing in Bangkok denied he was carrying drugs when police arrested him Wednesday after he testified in their trial.
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Court Dismisses Defamation Suit Against Thai PBS, Reporter

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

Claiming Insanity, Fatal Crash Suspect Jenphop Wants Trial Shelved

AYUTTHAYA — A businessman charged with killing two graduate students with his Mercedes-Benz in March could not make his first court appearance Monday due to a mental breakdown, his lawyer told the court.

Fugitive Red Bull Heir’s Passports Revoked

BANGKOK — The Ministry of Foreign affairs on Friday revoked the passport of Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya, scion of Red Bull’s energy drink fortune.
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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...

Military Regime Defends Rights Commitment at UN Review

BANGKOK — The continued use of military courts in ongoing cases against civilians and the use of absolute power under Article 44 were among two major issues discussed during the two-day review of Thailand’s human rights standards at the United Nations Human Rights Committee, or UNHRC, which concluded today in Geneva.

Mushroom-Picking Couple’s Prison Term Reduced to 5 Years

KALASIN — A middle-aged couple appealing harsh punishment for picking mushrooms from a protected forest had their sentences reduced by 10 years by the Supreme Court on Tuesday

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