PATTAYA — Soldiers and local officials arrested 16 people Monday night holding laminated cards promising salacious entertainment at Pattaya’s infamous sex shows.
BANGKOK — Kittithat Sumalnop became a prominent pro-democracy and won the nickname “Champ 1984” for the time he was famously arrested one month after the coup for eating a sandwich and reading Orwell.
BANGKOK — A Laotian man dubbed the “biggest drug lord” in Thailand’s northeast was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison.
BANGKOK — Families of police cadets Nattawut Tirasuwansuk and Chayakorn Puttachaiyong watched in horror as the pair plunged to their deaths during a parachute training exercise that went horribly wrong two years ago.
Culturally, Thais are not really in the habit of making wills to manage and distribute assets after death, preferring to let the law take...
BANGKOK — A Redshirt leader and former folk singer was sentenced Friday to one year in jail without suspension by the Supreme Court for defaming the former prime minister.
GENEVA — In a rare statement on use of lese majeste in Thailand, a United Nations special rapporteur on freedom of expression called on the authorities to stop using the law as a political tool.
Four men convicted of beating three British tourists senseless during Thai New Year celebrations have been sentenced to two years in jail each.
BANGKOK — Whenever high-profile crime and calamity strikes, public attention is captivated for a while, criminal investigations are launched, and then the whole thing fades away. Sometimes the public does not find out how the cases ended.
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).