PRIME MINISTER Prayut Chan-o-cha has asked law enforcement officials to be more careful in handling the arrest of controversial persons, while issuing an apology for Suvit Thongprasert or the former Phra Buddha Isara who was disrobed and arrested on charges of illegal association and lese majeste last Thursday.
THE NATIONAL Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) has proposed drastic measures to tackle the growing number of illegal land ownership cases, especially those concerning forest reserves, public land and undocumented land plots.
DELEGATES from the European parliament were given a presentation on effective law enforcement and the impressive progress on labour rights protection in Thailandâs fisheries sector, as evidence of the Thai governmentâs true intention to achieve sustainability in the regionâs fisheries sector.
A MASS PROTEST at Government House is being organised to protest a decision by the governmentâs Hazardous Substance Committee on Wednesday not to ban reportedly dangerous agricultural chemicals paraquat, glyphosate and chlorpyrifos in Thailand.
UNPRECEDENTED police action against high-ranking monks are a part of the junta governmentâs key initiative to clean up the countryâs often-untouchable ecclesiastical sector, according to an informed source.
AN EX-MONK, widely known as Phra Buddha Isara, has confessed to using the initials of the late HM King Bhumibol Adulyadej and HM Queen Sirikit for making amulets, without permission, but insists that he had no malicious intent.
THE MOTHER of a 26-year-old Khon Kaen woman, who reportedly committed suicide due to the prospect of being detained for another three months for questioning after she was rescued from a prostitution ring in Malaysia, has expressed disbelief that her daughter would commit suicide when she was so close to returning home.
Thai Tourist Police Bureau officers have joined with their Taiwanese counterparts to crack down on a telecom fraud gang in Tainan, a city on Taiwanâs southwest coast and arrest 10 suspects, after Thai police discovered that more than 10 Bangkok retirees had been duped of about Bt1 million that was withdrawn in Taiwan.
The mother of a 26-year-old Khon Kaen woman, who had reportedly committed suicide by hanging due to stress over the prospect of being detained for another three months for an investigation after she was rescued from a prostitution ring in Malaysia, has expressed disbelief that her daughter would commit suicide when she was so close to returning home.
THAILAND will take a hit if the country does not quickly enact its data protection bill, say experts, since worldwide enforcement begins today for the European Unionâs General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).