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Chiang Mai

Thai Judge Commits Suicide In Chiang Mai

A judge who shot himself in a courtroom in Thailand’s troubled Deep South last year, when he alleged that superiors had pressured him into convicting murder suspects, died Saturday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a separate shooting, police said. Judge Kanakorn Pianchana died at a hospital in northern Chiang Mai province after being shot […]Read More


Cop Removed From Duty for Stopping Judge at Checkpoint

BANGKOK — Junta chairman Prayuth Chan-ocha has joined in demanding justice for a policeman who was punished for stopping a judge at a checkpoint. According to a government spokeswoman on Friday, the junta leader has ordered that Lance Corporal Ekkapol Juisongkaew be reinstated to his post and urged local police to investigate the incident. Full […]Read More


Woman Sought For Shooting Up Judge’s Home

PATHUM THANI — Police said they are looking for a woman who allegedly fired a handgun into the residence of a labor court judge in northern Bangkok last week. The suspect, said to be a sport shooter, is accused of firing at the home of Banpoj Yangcharoen on Saturday night, according to police sources. The […]Read More


Drunk drivers might have to do mortuary work according to

BANGKOK, 19 April 2016 (NNT) – New measures requiring drunk drivers to observe the mortuary has been introduced by the Department of Probation, while the bill’s enactment will depend on the court’s discretion. The Department of Probation’s Director-General Pol Col Naras Savestanan has introduced the measures requiring drunk drivers to work in the social service […]Read More


His Majesty grants audience to new judges

His Majesty the King granted an audience to Supreme Court President Weerapol Tungsuwan to lead new judges of court of justice, new Constitutional Court judges, new Military Court judges and new public prosecutors to be sworn in at the HRH Princess Galyani Vadhana Hall at the Siriraj Hospital at 5:05 pm Monday. Read more: The […]Read More


UK judge witholds report from Thai death penalty defendents

In a judgement released today Mr Justice Green, sitting in the High Court in London, spoke of his “very considerable unease” as he rejected an application by two defendants in a Thai death penalty case. The pair sought a Metropolitan Police report they hoped could assist their defence. The court has expedited the case. Burmese […]Read More


PM Yingluck Shinawatra awaits Constitutional Court decision on extending deadline

BANGKOK, April 18 – Thailand’s Constitutional Court was non-committal regarding its response to a request by caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to extend her deadline for presenting clarifications on the transfer of the former National Security Commission (NSC) chief for 15 days. Chaowana Traimas, Secretary-General of the Constitutional Court Office, said the premier’s request will […]Read More