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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

New Zealand Dairy Giant Fonterra to Pay Danone for Recall

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — An arbitration tribunal has ordered New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra to pay Danone of France $125 million for recall costs stemming from a 2013 food scare.
An undated photo of former Thammakaset chicken farm workers. Photo: Andy Hall / Twitter

Defamation Trial Opens Against Chicken Farm Workers

BANGKOK — A court began hearing testimony Wednesday in the latest battle between a poultry producer and 14 migrant workers from Myanmar who say...
The National Legislative Assembly meets this past December in Bangkok. Photo: Prachachat

Lawmakers Warn of Abuse of Power if Wiretapping Law Passes

BANGKOK — The president of the anti-corruption commission on Thursday tried to play down concerns over the possibility it could soon be allowed to wiretap and intrude on internet privacy by saying 80 other countries had done the same.

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.

Families of Detained Facebookers Speak Out

BANGKOK — The sun had yet to rise when armed soldiers surrounded their homes and took their sons and daughter into custody.

Koh Tao Murders: Lawyers Appeal Against Death Sentences

By Panarat Thepgumpanat and Pairat Temphairojana

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.

Former PMs in Court Ahead of Abuse of Power Verdict

BANGKOK — Two former Thai prime ministers arrived in court in Bangkok on Tuesday to hear verdicts in their trial arising from the quelling of an anti-government protest in 2008.

Court Affirms 10-Year Jail Term For Lese Majeste Convict

BANGKOK — A Court of Appeals has upheld the ten year jail sentence handed down to Somyot Prueksakasemsuk, the former editor of a pro-Redshirt magazine who has been accused of insulting the monarchy.



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