Law and judiciary

Crime and law enforcement

Bangkok rocked by bomb blitz

A series of bombings in Bangkok and Nonthaburi, which injured four people on Friday, is likely to be linked to insurgents in the deep South, although political motivations have also not been ruled out, security sources said.Keep reading ...

Bangkok Post Reporter

'Pattaya Model' to boost tourist safety

Police plan to introduce the “Pattaya Model”, a new set of crime prevention measures, in other provinces popular with tourists after success in finding a number of criminal suspects in this beach resort city.The results of the crime prevention model has encouraged the Tourist Police ...

Wassayos Ngamkham

Criminal Justice Reform A Lesson On Comparative Criminal Justice

As of May 2019, there are 386,902 inmates in the Thai prison system. In 2018, the food cost for prisoners totaled 7,521,347,880 baht or 54 baht per day. Prisons are overcrowded retaining nearly four times as many as inmates than its actual capacity, while crime ...

Tech crime police warn against online loans

The Technology Crime Suppression Division on Thursday warned people against transmitting fees to those who offered loans via Facebook, saying a lot of people have fallen prey to scams.TCSD deputy chief Pol Col Siriwat Deepor said several conmen have opened Facebook pages to offer loans ...

The Nation Reporter

DNA Links Mekong Corpse to Monarchy Foe: Family

The son of one of three missing republicans said Monday that police have concluded that a mutilated body found in the Mekong River was his father.The man, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said he was contacted Monday by the Institute of Forensic Science after ...

World Health Organization Urges Thailand to Better Road Safety

As deaths from road accidents in Thailand continue to rise the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has urged Thai authorities to explore appropriate measures to create better road safety.Keep reading ...

Cybersecurity, data protection bills await NLA approval

The Cabinet has approved cybersecurity and personal data-protection bills for enactment by the National Legislative Assembly, paving the way for the country to enforce legal safeguards for the rapidly-growing digital economy and society.Keep reading ...

The Nation Reporter

Business can join trafficking fight

The recent upgrading of Thailand’s status to Tier 2 of the US Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) is a positive development that will be welcome by many. While Thailand has yet to fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking, the report recognises ...

Dana Graber Ladek

Phnom Penh, Bangkok agree to exchange fugitives

After Bangkok deported a prominent Cambodian activist, Phnom Penh has agreed to help Thailand in hunting for Thai fugitives. This confirms the concerns among Thai refugee communities in Cambodia and human rights organisations that both countries are making a deal on exchanging political refugees. Keep reading ...

Prachatai Reporter

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