Tags : Abortion


Cabinet allows abortion in first 12 weeks

The cabinet has approved a law amendment bill that allows women with pregnancies of not more than 12 weeks to get an abortion. If approved by the House of Representatives early next year, the bill will let such women have abortion if they “insist on terminating the pregnancies”. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST ONLINE […]Read More


Illegal Pattaya Abortion Clinic raided by Region 2 Police

For the 5th time, a Central Pattaya Clinic which performs illegal abortions has been shut-down, for now, by Region 2 Police. Officers from the Child and Women Protection Unit based at Banglamung Police Station obtained a search warrant from the Pattaya Provincial Court in relation to the clinic located at the Central Pattaya section of […]Read More


Thai Government urged to focus on unwanted teen pregnancy problems

BANGKOK, 10 May 2012 (NNT) – The National Economic and Social Advisory Council of Thailand (NESAC) has suggested the government pay more attention to teen pregnancy problems and uplift abortion standards. Talking about solving the unwanted pregnancy problems in Thailand, NESAC Member Suttinun Chantara said related agencies have discussed appropriate plans and concluded that the […]Read More


Facebook partly cause of teen pregnancies in Thailand: NESDB

BANGKOK, 28 February 2012 (NNT) – According to the National Economic and Social Development Board of Thailand (NESDB), the famous social networking site, facebook, has partly contributed to the cause of unwanted teen pregnancies. The NESDB has revealed that people in the age group of 18-24 are the biggest group of facebook users, accounting for […]Read More


Thai Undertaker Jailed for Hiding Foetuses at a Buddhist Temple

CHIANGRAI TIMES – A court in Thailand on Thursday sentenced an undertaker to 40 months in prison for helping to hide illegally aborted foetuses at a Buddhist temple in Bangkok. Suthep Chabangbon was convicted by a district court in the capital of concealing 15 of the roughly 2,000 foetuses found last year in the temple’s […]Read More


Illegal Pattaya Abortion Clinic Closes, Opens Again

Arrested for the third time the illegal abortion clinic owner in Pattaya with expired permit receives complaints. Police and public health officials were notified. Pattaya (September 8, 2011)[PDN]; Pol. Lt. Col. Ratta Pratumkaew, Deputy Superintendent, Pattaya Police was informed about an illegal abortion clinic located in 223/23 Moo 9 Tambon Nongpreu, Chonburi. An arrest warrant […]Read More


Sex and Family Changes in Thailand: Special Report

As the world changes, people’s lifestyles also change, including sexual behaviour and family structure. A recent research by the Institute for Population and Social Research of Mahidol University has reported a surprising finding. According to Thai Institute for Population and Social Research Deputy Director Assoc Prof Kritaya Archavanitkul, sexual behaviour in Thailand in the past […]Read More


Thai Undertaker gets 20 years for hiding 2,002 aborted foetuses

An assistant undertaker at Wat Phai Ngern Chotanaram has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for conspiring to hide and dispose of 2,002 aborted foetuses. The sentencing followed charges laid after the discovery of thousands of foetus remains at the Bangkok temple in November last year. The South Bangkok Criminal Court yesterday sentenced Suchart […]Read More