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Use of Hand-Held Cell Phones at Red Lights Ruled Illegal (August 18, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on August 2, 2015, that the fourth Standing Committee of Thailand's Council of ...

Topic: Cell phones; Motor vehicles; Transportation safety and security
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Alcohol Banned Near Educational Institutions (August 14, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On July 22, 2015, the Office of the Prime Minister of Thailand issued an amendment to ...

Topic: Alcoholic beverages; Education
Jurisdiction: Thailand

New Criminal Court Division for Human Trafficking Cases (August 12, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

According to Thailand Deputy Prime Minister Wissanu Krea-ngam, a new criminal court division to handle human ...

Topic: Crime and law enforcement; Crime victims; Human trafficking; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Anti-Corruption Law Penalties Extended to Foreigners (August 07, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

Amendments to Thailand's Anti-Corruption Act took effect on July 9, 2015, upon their publication in the ...

Topic: Capital punishment; Corruption; Crime and law enforcement
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Constitutional Referendum to Be Held (June 05, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

The government of Thailand, a country that has been under military rule since a May 2014 ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Proposed Law to Place Restrictions on Tobacco Sales (May 28, 2015) by Constance Johnson

On May 26, 2015, Thailand's Cabinet approved a draft law on tobacco control; the legislation was ...

Topic: Health; Tobacco and smoking
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Draft of New Constitution Completed (May 05, 2015) by Wendy Zeldin

On April 17, 2015, Thailand's Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) completed the first draft of a new ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Thailand

New Surrogacy Law (April 06, 2015) by Sayuri Umeda

On February 19, 2015, the National Legislative Assembly of Thailand enacted the Protection for Children Born ...

Topic: Children's rights; Families ; Health
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Draft Laws to Promote Digital Economy (December 17, 2014) by Wendy Zeldin

On December 16, 2014, it was reported that Thailand's Cabinet approved two draft laws on information ...

Topic: Business investment and capital; Government; Information technology
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Court Invalidates Election (March 28, 2014) by Constance Johnson

On March 21, 2014, Thailand's Constitutional Court ruled that the country's general election, held on February ...

Topic: Elections and politics; Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Regional Agreement on Protecting Witnesses and Victims (November 25, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, the Philippines, and Thailand have agreed to establish a technical ...

Topic: Crime victims; International affairs; Witness protection
Jurisdiction: Cambodia; Indonesia; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Thailand

Draft Amnesty Law Approved by House Likely to Be Turned Down by Senate (November 12, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

On November 1, 2013, Thailand's House of Representatives approved legislation that would grant amnesty for crimes ...

Topic: Corruption; Executive powers
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Draft Legislation on Civil Partnerships for Same-Sex Couples (November 05, 2013) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on September 19, 2013, that the Thai government plans to introduce landmark legislation ...

Topic: Discrimination; Families; Human rights and civil liberties
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Crisis in Thai Rice Pledging Scheme (August 07, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

In mid-June 2013, the Thai government admitted that its rice subsidy program had lost 136 billion ...

Topic: Agriculture and food
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Move by Parliament to Amend the Constitution (May 21, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

On April 7, 2013, the Thai Parliament voted to approve three bills in furtherance of the ...

Topic: Constitution
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Transportation Infrastructure Megaprojects Loan Bill (April 19, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

The Thai government recently announced that it plans to invest two trillion baht (about US$68.8 billion) ...

Topic: Economics and Public Finance
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Man Sentenced for Insulting Royal Family (April 08, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On March 28, 2013, Akachai Hongkangwan, a 37 year-old Thai man, was given a sentence of ...

Topic: Freedom of speech
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Cabinet Approves Anti-Trafficking Plan (March 19, 2013) by Sayuri Umeda

On February 27, 2013, the Thai Cabinet approved an urgent master plan intended to allow the ...

Topic: Human trafficking
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Promise to End Unregulated Ivory Trade (March 07, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Speaking to the members of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), Thailand's Prime ...

Topic: Animal protection
Jurisdiction: Thailand

Journalist Sentenced for Royal Insult (January 25, 2013) by Constance Johnson

On January 23, 2013, Somyot Pruksakasemsuk, a magazine editor and political activist, was sentenced to an ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Thailand

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Last updated: August 18, 2015