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All laws, articles will be used against violent protesters: Prayut

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha gave notice on Thursday that “all laws and all articles” will be used against protesters escalating the political conflict. Gen Prayut gave his warning in a statement issued from his office, in the face of continuing street rallies by anti-government protesters demanding his removal and reform of the monarchy. Full story: […]Read More

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Government won’t block political expression, but law will be strictly

BANGKOK (NNT) – Government Spokesperson Anucha Burapachaisri has insisted that the government has not considered blocking political expression, but wants protesters to be constructive and comply with the law as well as the good traditions of Thailand. Mr Anucha said the main concern of the government is communication on social media, as quite a lot […]Read More

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Prayut at risk of becoming third PM axed by charter

General Prayut Chan-o-cha has defied a demand by anti-government protesters for him to step down as prime minister. But he may lose his seat if the Constitutional Court finds him guilty of violating the supreme law next month. The court is scheduled to rule on December 2 whether Prayut violated the Constitution by occupying an […]Read More

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UAE relaxes Islamic laws to allow alcohol consumption, sex outside

The UAE has moved to revise its Islamic personal laws, loosening restrictions on alcohol and cohabitation of unmarried couples as well as scrapping lenient penalties for “honor killings,” the state media said. The changes, which were announced on Saturday by the government-run WAM news agency, are intended to “consolidate the UAE’s principles of tolerance” and […]Read More

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Prayut appeals to protesters to obey the law during their

Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has warned student activists not to break the law during their planned protest this Saturday, as he reassured that he has instructed the police to treat the protesters with leniency “because they are our children.” As the day of the protest draws near, the Prime Minister reminded the protesters, and […]Read More

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Immigration Police focus on law-breaking foreigners

Thai Immigration Police Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Sompong Chingdoung on Friday highlighted four recent cases to illustrate the agency’s success against law-breaking foreigners. In the first case, British national R. B. – wanted by UK authorities on charges related to Class A drugs trafficking – was arrested recently outside the British Embassy in Bangkok. Full […]Read More

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Rape redefined, penalties toughened

The Criminal Code has been amended to increase penalties for rapes and indecent assaults, including those recorded on video. The Royal Gazette late on Monday published the amendments to many sections related to rape and indecent assault in the Criminal Code. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST ONLINE REPORTERSRead More