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Social Development Minister delivers Policy on Protection of Human-Trafficking Victims

NONTHABURI, Feb 16 (NNT) - The Minister of Social Development and Human Security has announced a policy designed to protect victims of human trafficking in accordance with international practice.
Date: 16 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Wildlife Protection Law being amended to carry Harsher Penalties

BANGKOK, Feb 12 (NNT) - The committee of Thailand's National Legislative Assembly (NLA) in charge of natural resources and the environment is preparing to seek approval for an amended wildlife protection bill that would increase punishments for poaching.
Date: 12 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Government confirms Legal Action to be taken against High-Profile Poachers

BANGKOK, Feb 8 (NNT) - The government has confirmed its determination to protect the nation's wildlife, saying a case is underway in connection with high-profile suspects charged with illegal hunting in a wildlife sanctuary in Kanchanaburi province.
Date: 08 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

PM, Environment Minister confirm Legal Action over ItalThai President caught poaching

BANGKOK, Feb 7 (NNT) - The Prime Minister and Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, have both confirmed that anyone found to be poaching animals in Thungyai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary will face legal action.
Date: 07 February 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

NLA still questions New Anti-Corruption Law

BANGKOK, Jan 16 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly is still questioning the new anti-corruption law.
Date: 16 January 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

NLA continues to deliberate Anti-Corruption Law

BANGKOK, Dec 25 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has continued to deliberate the draft organic law on corruption prevention and suppression and is prepared to appoint election commissioners.
Date: 25 December 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

NLA deliberates Anti-Corruption Bill

BANGKOK, Dec 22 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has continued its deliberation of the anti-corruption bill.
Date: 22 December 2017; Type: Tax News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

NLA Committee adds More Details to new Draft NACC Law to step up Anti-Graft Efforts

BANGKOK, Dec 21 (NNT) - A committee of the National Legislative Assembly, which is in charge of the new National Anti-Corruption Commission Act, has proposed additional information to the draft in a bid to step up the fight against corruption.
Date: 21 December 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

NLA Committee on Social Affairs hosts Round Table Discussion about New Draft Law on Young Offenders

BANGKOK, Nov 28 (NNT) - A committee of the National Legislative Assembly has hosted a roundtable discussion to collect ideas for the new draft law on the rehabilitation of young offenders.
Date: 28 November 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Two New Plans to protect against Human Trafficking to be proposed

BANGKOK, 7th November 7 (NNT) - The Ministry of Labor has prepared two plans to strengthen protection against human trafficking with a focus on protecting employees and matching international practices.
Date: 07 November 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

NLA approves Anti-Corruption Bill

BANGKOK, Nov 3 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has approved in principle the draft organic law on corruption prevention and suppression. In a meeting with members of the NLA, Chairman of the Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) Meechai Ruchupan explained that the bill aims to enhance the credibility and efficiency of the Nati ...
Date: 03 November 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

CDC to submit Draft Law on Anti-Corruption to NLA this Week

BANGKOK, Oct 31 (NNT) - The Constitutional Drafting Commission has confirmed its intention to submit a draft law on anti-corruption to the National Legislative Assembly for deliberation this week.
Date: 31 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Cabinet approves Bill in Aid of People involved in Anti-Corruption Work

BANGKOK, Oct 24 (NNT) - The Cabinet has endorsed a draft law on the support and protection of people who are engaged in the fight against corruption. After the weekly Cabinet meeting, Government Spokesperson Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkumnerd disclosed that the Cabinet gave the green light to the draft law which was proposed by the Public Sector Anti- ...
Date: 24 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

National Assembly expects to see Anti-Corruption Bill This Month

BANGKOK, October 15 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) advised today that the draft anti-corruption act will be deliberated on November 2nd.
Date: 15 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

CDC Chairman pledges Readiness to adjust Draft Law on Anti-Corruption

BANGKOK, Oct 13 (NNT) - The Chairman of the Constitutional Drafting Commission has pledged the charter drafters’ readiness to adjust the draft law on anti-corruption if there is any reasonable suggestion requiring changes.
Date: 13 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Drafting of Organic Law against Corruption completed: CDC Chairman

BANGKOK, Oct 3 (NNT) - The drafting of an organic law against corruption has been completed, said Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) Chairman Meechai Ruchuphan.
Date: 03 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Office of the Judiciary ready to adopt New Criminal Procedure Act

BANGKOK, Oct 3 (NNT) - The Office of the Judiciary is ready to adopt the new Criminal Procedure Act, which takes another approach to court proceedings. The Secretary-General of the Office of the Judiciary, Mr. Sarawut Benjakul, said on Tuesday that the court of justice will work in accordance with the new Criminal Procedure Act, which now ...
Date: 03 October 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

Thai Court finds Yingluck Guilty, hands down Five-Year Jail Sentence

BANGKOK, Sept 27 (Bernama) - Thailand's Supreme Court Wednesday found former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra guilty in absentia for negligence in the controversial rice-pledging scheme and sentenced her to five years in jail.
Date: 27 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Two Myanmar Migrants make Final Appeal in Koh Tao Murder Case

Thailand's Supreme Court accepted the final appeal by Thai lawyers representing Myanmar migrants Win Zaw Tun and Zaw Linn, who have been sentenced to death for the murder of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and David Miller on Koh Tao island in Thailand.
Date: 22 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: Myanmar Times

CDC drafting Organic Act on Counter Corruption

BANGKOK, 24th September 2017 (NNT) - The Constitution Drafting Commission (CDC) is currently drafting the Organic Bill on Counter Corruption, while giving an assurance that the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) will not be disbanded.
Date: 24 September 2017; Type: Legal News; Source: National News Bureau of Thailand

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NLA approves 14 Administrative Court judges

BANGKOK, 23 February 2018 (NNT) - The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) approved the proposed nominees for 14 Administrative Court judges.

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Cabinet reorganizes funding for Economic and Public Service Enhancement

BANGKOK, Feb 21 (NNT) - Thailand's Cabinet has resolved to increase the efficiency of public services by taking out a loan of 800 million baht while also approving over 5 billion baht to strengthen the domestic economy.

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Ministry of Justice launches Mobile Campaign to promote Knowledge of Laws

AYUTTHAYA, Feb 20 (NNT) - The Ministry of Justice has launched a mobile campaign to educate people about laws and provide legal advice.

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Commerce Ministry keen to help SMEs expand Production Bases

BANGKOK, Feb 17 (NNT) - The Ministry of Commerce will assist Thai small and medium enterprises in their endeavors to expand their production capacity to meet the demand for their goods in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and Vietnam, also known as the CLMV region.

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Justice Ministry campaigns for Legal Awareness among Thais

BANGKOK, Feb 15 (NNT) - A transit advertising campaign is being organized by the Ministry of Justice in various provinces to raise awareness of the law and the justice system among public members and state agencies.

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Thailand, Cambodia discuss Nationality Verification for Migrant Workers

PHNOM PENH, Feb 14 (NNT) - Thailand's Labor Minister Adul Sangsingkeo and his Cambodian counterpart Ith Samheng discussed the nationality verification for undocumented migrant workers.

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Government improves Business Service Quality to attract Foreign Investors

BANGKOK, Feb 14 (NNT) - The government is enhancing the quality of its business service to attract more foreign investors, said Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak.

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PRD proposes TV Shows to publicize Labor Ministry policy

BANGKOK, Feb 7 (NNT) - Acting Director-General of the Government Public Relations Department (PRD) Lt Gen Sansern Kaewkamnerd has met with Labor Minister Pol Gen Adul Saengsingkaew to discuss plans to publicize the ministry's policies.

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Alien Workers continue to register with Government

SAMUT SONGKHROM, Feb 6 (NNT) - Foreign workers have been registering with the labor one stop service in every province before the registration’s deadline on 31st March this year.

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ASEAN: Terrorism most serious Security Threat to Region

SINGAPORE, Feb 6 (Bernama) - The ASEAN Defence Ministers today unanimously identified terrorism as the most serious security threat to the region.

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ASEAN unanimously agreed on KSCIP Initiative

SINGAPORE, Feb 6 (Bernama) - All 10 ASEAN countries have agreed with the King Salman Center for International Peace (KSCIP) initiative, said Malaysian Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.

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Office of the Insurance Commission (OIC) Thailand signs MoU with Financial Regulatory Department (FRD) of Myanmar

NAY PYI TAW, Feb 2 (NNT) - The Office of the Insurance Commission (OIC), Thailand has signed an MoU with the Financial Regulatory Department (FRD), Ministry of Planning and Finance, of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

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