Relatives of passengers of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 hold a sign reading “Malaysia Airlines MH370 cases” close to a court building in Beijing on November 27, 2023. A Beijing court on November 27 began hearing compensation cases filed by the families of dozens of Chinese people who died on board a Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared almost 10 years ago. (Photo by Pedro PARDO / AFP)

Beijing court begins compensation hearings for MH370 victims

A Beijing court on Monday began hearing compensation cases filed by the families of dozens of Chinese people who died on board a Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared almost 10…

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Pol Gen Sereepisuth found guilty of defamation

The Criminal Court found retired Pol Gen Sereepisuth Temeeyaves, ex-leader of Thai Liberal Party, guilty on Tuesday of defaming through advertising, Palang Pracharath party deputy leader Paiboon Nititawan. The court…

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Three activists sentenced to nine months in jail

Three activists have been sentenced to nine months in prison by the Criminal Court, after being found guilty of illegally organising a protest in Bangkok in February 2021, when the…

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A participant poses for a photograph during the International Transgender Day of Visibility rally in Shibuya district of Tokyo on March 31.//AFP

Japan court says ‘cruel’ gender change sterilisation rule unconstitutional

Tokyo, Japan – Japan’s top court said on Wednesday that obliging transgender people to be sterilised in order to change their legal gender was unconstitutional. But the claim from a transgender woman…

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Gibran Rakabuming Raka (C), the son of Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo, rides a bicycle to meet supporters after declaring victory in the mayoral election in Solo on December 9, 2020.//AF{

Indonesian court paves way for president’s son to run in 2024 election

Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia on Monday amended the eligibility requirements to run for president and vice president, creating an exception to the minimum age threshold that could pave the way for the…

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Raid on my house is result of internal conflicts : Deputy national police chief Surachate

Deputy national police chief Pol Gen Surachate Hakparn believes that the raid on his house this morning (Monday) was motivated by conflicts inside the Royal Thai Police. He claimed that…

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Pannika Wanich: Political death sentence snuffs out Thailand’s anti-establishment heroine

Last week’s Supreme Court ruling banning former MP Pannika Wanich from elections and political office for life has been criticized as political “capital punishment” by many observers. Ending her political…

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Court dismisses petition to overturn former park chief Rutchada’s dismissal

Former director-general of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Rutchada Suriyakul Ayutthaya, has lost his bid to have his dismissal overturned. The Central Administrative Court dismissed Ratchada’s petition today…

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Indonesia woman jailed for TikTok video praying before eating pork

Jakarta, Indonesia – An Indonesian court has sentenced a woman to two years in prison and handed her a heavy fine after she recited an Islamic prayer before eating pork in…

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Sira Jenjaka

Former MP Sira sentenced to eight months on defamation charges

Former Bangkok MP Sira Jenjaka was sentenced to eight months in prison yesterday (Tuesday) by the Criminal Court, after he was found guilty of defaming Pol Gen Sereepisuth Temeeyaves, a…

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Paetongtarn in Dubai to meet Thaksin

Pheu Thai prime ministerial candidate Paetongtarn Shinawatra travelled to Dubai to meet her father Thaksin on Tuesday, to take him to an eye doctor, according to her Instagram account; Ingshin21….

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Court rejects bail for chief guard in Ubon Ratchathani shooting investigation

The Ubon Ratchathani provincial court has denied bail to the chief pub security guard, who was one of the suspects arrested by police for alleged involvement in last Wednesday’s shootout…

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Two protest leaders get suspended jails term, fines for defying Emergency law

Two of Thailand’s anti-establishment protest leaders, Parit Chiwarak, aka “Penguin”, and Jutatip Sirikhan, aka “Ua”, were sentenced to two-months in jail, suspended for 2 years, and fined 10,000 baht each…

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Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for helping Epstein

NEW YORK (AP) — Ghislaine Maxwell, the jet-setting socialite who once consorted with royals, presidents and billionaires, was sentenced Tuesday to 20 years in prison for helping the financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually…

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Court rejects petition to delay merger of DTAC and True

Thailand’s Central Administrative Court has dismissed a petition, seeking to put a hold an announcement by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) giving the green light to the merger…

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Thai police officer sentenced to 20 years for murdering his wife

A police captain from Bangkok’s Wang Thong Lang district police was sentenced to 20 years in prison today (Wednesday), after he was found guilty by the Ratchadapisek Criminal Court of…

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Thai court accepts encroachment case against Deputy Education Minister

The Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases (Region 2) in Rayong province accepted a land encroachment case today (Friday), against Deputy Education Minister Kanokwan Vilawan. The National Anti-Corruption Commission…

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Former police officer ‘Joe Ferrari’, his former subordinates get life in prison

Dismissed former superintendent of Nakhon Sawan police, Thitisan “Joe Ferrari” Uttanaphon and five former subordinates were sentenced to life in prison today (Wednesday), in connection with the death by torture…

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Depp scores near-total victory in U.S. defamation case against ex-wife Heard

(Reuters) – Actor Johnny Depp won more than $10 million in damages on Wednesday, achieving a near-total victory in a defamation suit against ex-wife Amber Heard to cap a six-week trial featuring graphic testimony…

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Monarchy reform activist’s bail application rejected for lack of pay slip

A Criminal Court yesterday (Tuesday) rejected a bail application, by the Opposition’s Move Forward Party Leader Pita Limjaroenrat, on behalf of monarchy reform activist Tantawan Tuatulanon, aka “Tawan”, because Pita’s…

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Cop who killed doctor on zebra crossing gets sentenced to just over one year

Thailand’s Criminal Court sentenced a non-commissioned police officer to one year and 15 days in prison and fined him 4,000 baht today (Monday) after finding him guilty of reckless driving…

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EC ordered to pay ฿70m compensation to ex-Pheu Thai MP over vote buying ruling

A Chiang Mai court ordered the Election Commission (EC) this morning (Thursday) to pay about 70 million baht in compensation including interest to former Pheu Thai MP Surapol Kiatchaiyakorn, after…

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Thai activist jailed for one year for exposing details of his sex life behind bars

The Appeals Court upheld the Criminal Court’s one-year prison sentence, without suspension, today (Tuesday), which was imposed on political activist Ekachai Hongkangwan for relating his sexual experiences while in prison on…

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Thai lèse majesté suspect allowed to leave Kingdom to pursue studies in Germany

Bangkok South Criminal Court agreed on Friday to lift an international travel ban, imposed on lèse majesté suspect Ravisara Eksgool, allowing her to travel to Germany to pursue her studies….

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Bail application for Thai protest leaders Anon Nampa and Penguin rejected

The Bangkok South Criminal Court rejected bail today (Wednesday) for two anti-establishment Ratsadon protest leaders, Anon Nampa and Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak. Yesterday, the Criminal Court granted them bail of 2,079,000…

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FILE – Serbia’s Novak Djokovic holds the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after defeating Russia’s Daniil Medvedev in the men’s singles final at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill, File)

Australian judge reinstates tennis star Djokovic’s visa

MELBOURNE (AP) — Tennis star Novak Djokovic on Monday won a court battle to stay in Australia to contest the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated against COVID-19, but the government…

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Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 more years in prison

Yangon (AFP) – A Myanmar junta court on Monday convicted Aung San Suu Kyi of three criminal charges, sentencing her to four years in prison in the latest in a slew of…

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Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, salutes during the Global Citizen festival, on Sept. 25, 2021 in New York. (AP Photo/Stefan Jeremiah, File)

UK court backs Meghan in dispute over privacy with publisher

LONDON (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex on Thursday won the latest stage in her long-running privacy lawsuit against a newspaper publisher over its publication of parts of a letter…

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Protest leader Rung Panusaya freed from prison after courts granted bail

After 17 days behind bars, Thai anti-establishment protest leader Panusaya “Rung” Sithijirawattanakul was released from the Central Women’s Correctional Institute at about 8pm tonight (Wednesday) into to the embrace of…

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Prosecutors drop charges against former secretary of Khunying Potjaman in KTB case

In an about-face, the public prosecutors have decided not to pursue money laundering charges against the former secretary of Khunying Potjaman Na Pombejra, the ex-wife of former Prime Minister Thaksin…

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Facebook wins antitrust dismissal, surges to $1 trillion value

A US judge on Monday dismissed the blockbuster antitrust action against Facebook filed last year by federal and state regulators, helping lift the value of the social media giant above…

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FILE – In this May 26, 2021, file photo, lawyers for AstraZeneca Clemence Van Muylder, right, and Hakim Boularbah, left, wait for the start of a hearing, European Commission vs AstraZeneca, at the main courthouse in Brussels. Coronavirus vaccine-maker AstraZeneca is claiming victory in a court tussle with the European Union over allegations that it was not producing shots fast enough. In a statement Friday, June 18 they said the EU’s executive branch, the European Commission, had requested that the drug-maker deliver 120 million vaccine doses in total by the end of June 2021, but that a judge in Brussels ordered delivery of 80.2 million doses by 27 September 2021. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)

AstraZeneca, EU both claim victory in tussle over deliveries

BRUSSELS (AP) — AstraZeneca and the European Union both claimed victory Friday in a court tussle over allegations that the coronavirus vaccine-maker was not producing shots for the 27-nation bloc…

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FILE – In this file photo provided by Bryan Fenster shows his brother Danny Fenster in September of 2019 in Kraków, Poland. Fenster, the American journalist in Myanmar detained in May 2021, by authorities, made an appearance Thursday, June 17, 2021, in a special court in the prison where he is being held, his employer, online news and business magazine Frontier Myanmar, said. (Photo courtesy Byron Fenster via AP, File)

Myanmar extends detention of US journalist Danny Fenster

(AP) — A court in Myanmar extended the detention of American journalist Danny Fenster for another two weeks on Thursday, while the U.S. State Department urged that it be granted…

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Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi attends the opening session of the 31st ASEAN Summit in Manila, Philippines, November 13, 2017. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi appears in court in person for first time since coup

Myanmar’s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi appeared in person at a court hearing on Monday for the first time since her government was overthrown by the military in a…

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Thai anti-establishment protest leader ‘Penguin’ and activist ‘Ammy’ granted bail

Anti-establishment protest leader Parit “Penguin” Chiwarak and singer-turned-activist Chai-amorn Kaewwiboonpan, who have been indicted on lèse majesté charges, were granted conditional bail today (Tuesday). The pair, who had been denied…

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Thailand’s Deputy Agriculture Minister Thammanat Prompao gestures at Government House (File photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

“It was flour” – Thai justice ridiculed as court decision over convicted minister branded “its lowest point”

Yesterday’s Constitutional Court verdict, which allows controversial Deputy Agriculture Minister Thammanat Prompow to retain his ministerial post and MP status, despite his drug trafficking conviction in Australia in the 1990’s,…

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Future Forward to challenge junta’s order forbidding public donations for political parties

Future Forward party has threatened to challenge the junta’s order forbidding political parties from accepting public donations by taking the case to the court.   This was jointly announced by…

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NLA to mull pay rises for officials of independent bodies

 The National Legislative Assembly is set to debate next week five bills proposed by the government to raise the salaries of officials of the court and other independent organizations. NLA…

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