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Thailand’s press freedom ranking rose two spots to 140

Thailand’s press freedom ranking for 2018 improved two spots to 140 out of 180 countries compared to last year’s 142nd ranking, according to World Press Freedom Index released on Wednesday (April 25).Thailand this year scored 44.31 points – 0.38 point higher than last year in the World Press Freedom Index 2018 launched by Reporters without […]Read More

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No more press conferences for suspects: national police chief

The national police chief has banned the presentation of criminal suspects at press conferences and they will no longer be allowed to talk to the press. Pol General Chakthip Chaijinda on Thursday also ordered that officers dealing with suspects being detained in custody should not behave in any way that might suggest they are friendly […]Read More

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Thailand drops further in world press freedom index this year

Thailand has fallen further down the world index of press freedom as the Thai military junta continues to keep journalists under surveillance and enforce Article 112 of the Criminal Code as effective weapon of mass deterrence of freedom, according to the World Press Freedom Index. The annual index, compiled by Reporters Without Borders, known internationally […]Read More

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‘Security Reasons’ Behind Sputnik Turkey Bureau Chief Deportation – Ankara

‘Security reasons’ are behind deportation of Sputnik Turkey bureau chief Tural Kerimov, Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey Numan Kurtulmuş said Wednesday. ANKARA (Sputnik) – The decision to ban Sputnik-Turkey bureau chief Tural Kerimov’s entry into Turkey was made by Turkey’s security organs, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş said Wednesday. Read more: sputniknews.comRead More

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Media urged to use Thai correctly

BANGKOK, 5 August 2015 (NNT) – A Thai language expert has urged mass media to use correct Thai grammar to set a good example for youths. Former member of the Royal Society and Thai language expert Professor Kanchana Naksakul spoke at a Thai language seminar, criticizing modern media for incorrect usage in terms of both […]Read More

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Media: Thai police posing as journalists

The Thai Journalists Association on Monday demanded undercover police cease wearing copies of an armband issued by the TJS to identify members of the press, and stop posing as reporters when moving in to arrest anti-coup protesters. Read more: Bangkok PostRead More