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Gerald Margolis, center left, branch manager of Philip Morris in Thailand, talks to reporters at Criminal Court in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019. The court has found the local unit of tobacco giant Philip Morris guilty of evading taxes by under-declaring the value of cigarettes it imported from the Philippines, and ordered the company to pay a fine of 1.2 billion baht ($39.7 million). Photo: AP

Court Fines Philip Morris $39.7 Million for Tax Evasion

BANGKOK (AP) — A court in Thailand on Friday found the local unit of tobacco giant Philip Morris guilty of evading taxes by under-declaring the value of cigarettes it imported from the Philippines. It ordered the company to pay a fine of 1.2 billion baht ($39.7 million).
In this April 11, 2009, file photo, anti-government leader Arisman Pongruangrong is cheered as he and others march through the 14th ASEAN Convention Center in Pattaya, Thailand. Thailand's Supreme Court has affirmed the prison sentences of 12 members of the "Red Shirt" political movement on charges related to rioting that disrupted an important regional conference in 2009. Photo: David Longstreath / AP

High Court Affirms Guilt of 2009 Red Shirt Pattaya Rioters

BANGKOK — Thailand's Supreme Court on Wednesday affirmed the prison sentences of 12 members of the "Red Shirt" political movement convicted in connection with...
Narongsak Plaiaram at the Criminal Court on Sept. 5.

Five Redshirts Acquitted of M79 Bomb Attacks

BANGKOK — A court has found a group of Redshirt protesters innocent of multiple charges related to a grenade attack on a former protest...
Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo at the Supreme Court on Aug. 29.

Koh Tao Murder Convicts Sentenced to Die by Supreme Court

BANGKOK — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the death sentence for two Burmese men convicted of murdering two British tourists on a popular island in 2014.
Johannes van Laarhoven at the Supreme Court on Aug. 27.

Dutch Weed Lord Gets 50 Years for Money Laundering

BANGKOK — A Dutch drug lord was sentenced to 50 years in prison Tuesday for laundering money connected to narcotics sales through Thailand.
Thawin Chaotiang hands a donation to staff Aug. 17., 2019 at the Law Center at Thammasat University.

Families of ‘Praewa’ Victims Donate 1 Million Baht to Thammasat Legal Aid

BANGKOK — Families of victims in a car crash that killed 9 in 2010 have donated 1 million baht to a university legal center...
Decha Kittivittayanan, left, and Kanchai “Noom” Kamnerdploy, right, holding the cheques for compensation in front of the Civil Court on August 6.

9 Years Later, ‘Praewa’ Delivers Compensation to Car Crash Victims

BANGKOK — After nine years in court, representatives of a wealthy teen convicted of killing nine people in a car crash in 2010 have...
Thawin Chaotiang makes garlands July 17, 2019 in Ratchaburi.

Families of 9 Dead Still Reeling from ‘Praewa’ Crash Nine Years Ago

BANGKOK — Childless after her daughter was killed in a car crash at the hands of a wealthy teen, Suchada Palakul was also soon widowed, with her husband dying from grief.
Thanat “Tom Dundee” Thanavacharanon on July 16.

Singer ‘Tom Dundee’ Freed After Serving Five Years for Lese-Majeste

BANGKOK — A singer-turned-activist who spent five years in prison for defaming the monarchy was released Wednesday morning. Thanat Thanavacharanon, or Tom Dundee, was greeted...
Players try to grab prizes using claw machines at a Chiang Mai shopping mall on June 16.

Decade-Old Ban on Claw Machines Finally Enforced

BANGKOK — A ban on claw machine games is finally being enforced, more than a decade after the Supreme Court ruled they are illegal gambling machines. 

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