Arrested for mark anniversary of 1932 revolution
A political activist was taken into military custody Saturday morning for attempting to place a replica of the plaque commemorating the June 24, 1932, revolt at the spot where the original mysteriously disappeared from earlier this year.
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The Six Principles
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Facebook, Netflix get OTT ultimatum
No country has regulated its OTT services yet. This means Thailand would become the first to do so if the NBTC presses ahead with its plan.
Setting up local units is financially cumbersome and time consuming, critics say.
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double-standard at work
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Suspects causing uproar
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Lawsuit against Finnish company begins
A Finnish court has held the first hearing in a lawsuit filed by 50 Thai labourers against a Finnish company for inadequate working conditions.
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TV programs fined for ‘immoral’ content
The NBTC fined Bright TV, a sum of 50 000 baht for screening a program that used inappropriately sexual language “in violation of Thai customs and morality”.
Fingerprints for Mobile Users
Starting next month, Thais who buy prepaid SIM cards in the violence-plagued Deep South will be fingerprinted to confirm their identity, telecom regulators announced Thursday.
The system should be expanded nationwide within a year.
28 million baht to target viewers of lese majeste
The authorities have reportedly spent 28.4 million baht on a computer programme that targets viewers of lèse majesté content.
"Watching lèse majesté content may be deemed an offence".
Bill recognising Rainbow families
More than three years after the first bill in Thai history to recognise the existence
of same-sex couples was introduced, the Thai junta still shows no sign of passing
Thai family law is based on an outdated definition of ‘family’...
Tortured bombing suspect released on bail
Four of the suspects revealed to Thai Lawyers for Human Rights that soldiers tortured them to force them to plead guilty while they were detained under Martial Law.
Human rights Lawyer facing 50 years jail
The Criminal Court has refused to release a human rights lawyer facing 50 years imprisonment for royal defamation and sedition.
Twin bombs hit Big C Department store in Pattani
60 people have been injured from the explosions at Big C department store and about 100 vehicles have been damaged. Diana Complex, another shopping centre, in Pattani town has also been hit by a bomb.
Homelessness for urban poor in Khon Kaen
"I actually have a house number but I don’t have a home [anymore]," says 67-year-old Niphon Prasoetchit, who has lived in the area for over 40 years. "I was told by the state that I’m an illegal resident - a squatter."
Girl Killed in Video Streamed
Phuket - "I want to apologize with all my heart for the video that was shared and for the likes that people clicked on it. I apologize for what my son did," Jinda Raksakham said.
ช่อง 'จอม เพชรประดับ' ในยูทูบ ขึ้นข้อความ 'ไม่สามารถดูช่องนี้ได้ในประเทศของคุณ'
Junta / Youtube blocks channel of journalist
On 20 April 2017, the Youtube channel ‘Jom Voice’ of Jom Petpradab, a veteran journalist now living in self-exile in the US, was found blocked.
“[This channel] cannot be watched from your country!” reads the statement on Youtube
Democratic Revolution ...
สรรเสริญไม่ทราบเรื่องหมุดคณะราษฎรหาย \'ศรีสุวรรณ\' ขอให้นายกฯ สอบสวน
1932 Democratic Revolution plaque disappears
As Thais celebrate Songkran Festival, one of the few remaining landmarks commemorating the 1932 democratic revolution has been quietly removed.
Inmate allegedly beaten to death
A family of an inmate, Suriya Suparak, who reportedly died of heatstroke after he was disciplined by prison staff has demanded the authorities to investigate into the death, believing that he was beaten to death by a prison officer.
Half of military conscripts end up as servants
A former member of the parliament (MP) from the Democrat Party says that more than half of Thailand’s military conscripts end up as servants for high-ranking military officers.
Voice TV, forced into self-censorship
After a seven-day ban by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC), Voice TV is back on air, but for the time being there will be no programmes critical of the authorities.
No cremation until investigation completed
Believing that her son, Yutthakinan Bunniam, was beaten to death in a military base, the mother, Renu Motrakhi, of a 22-year-old private has vowed not to cremate the body until the investigation into her son’s death is complete.