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Chiang Mai

Woman charged with sedition for showing red bowl

A Chiang Mai woman who posted a photo of herself showing a thumbs-up for a red plastic water bowl, a Songkran gift from Thaksin Shinawatra, was charged with breaching the sedition law, an offence carrying a jail term up to seven years, but was allowed bail. Anon Nampa, a member of the Thai Lawyers for […]Read More

Asia

Turkey blocks Facebook, Twitter following deadly Ankara blast – reports

Turkish authorities banned Twitter and Facebook after images spread on social media depicting the suicide car bombing that killed and injured dozens in the Turkish capital of Ankara, local broadcasters reported. Turkey’s telecommunications authority, TIB, blocked access to social media after a court-ordered ban was imposed, Turkish NTV and CNN Turk reported. Read more: rt.comRead More

News

Harvard Facebook page inaccessible in Thailand

IP addresses in Thailand Wednesday could not connect to Harvard University’s Facebook page amid speculation that the prestigious American institute might have restricted access of Thai people from accessing its page. Thai people continually registered their complaints on the university’s Facebook page. Read more: The NationRead More

Pattaya

Pattaya Soi 6 Ladyboy video causes a stir on Facebook

Thai social media channels were in deep discussion on Wednesday and Thursday following the posting of a video depicting Ladyboy’s offering sexual services to a foreign tourist in Central Pattaya. The video was posted on the popular and controversial video site, Liveleak by a man whose profile suggested he resides in Japan. Source: Pattaya One […]Read More

Pattaya

German Denies Insulting King on Facebook

CHONBURI — A German expat in Chonburi province went to police yesterday to complain that not only was someone impersonating him on Facebook but doing it to post insulting messages about the monarchy. Manfred Peter Gallus, 58, told police he had nothing to do with a Facebook profile used primarily to publish crude remarks about […]Read More

News

Court sentences former stock broker to 9 years in prison

The Criminal Court today sentenced a former stock broker to nine years in prison after finding him guilty of posting messages damaging the monarchy on his Facebook account. But his prison term was commuted by a third to six years after his confession to the offence was useful. Read more: thaipbs.or.thRead More