Legal Matters

Cambodia, Thailand Signed Agreement On Combating Human Trafficking

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia and Thailand signed an agreement on the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) on law enforcement cooperation, against human…

Thai parliament passes anti-torture and enforced disappearance law

The draft Prevention and Suppression of Torture and Enforced Disappearance Act, with its 34 sections, was finally passed on Wednesday…

Fifth Year Of ‘Never Again’: Rohingya Await Justice Amidst International Inaction

In August 2017, more than 730,000 Rohingya were forced to flee the Myanmar military’s so-called ‘clearance operations’ from Rakhine State…

Myanmar emergency overview map: Number of people displaced in South East since Feb 2021 and remain displaced

In the South East, the total number of IDP increased from to 279,500 last week to 281,700 this week. Some…

45-year-old illegal Thai migrant worker dies while awaiting deportation from South Korea

South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported yesterday (Tuesday) that a Thai male, who had worked in South Korea for 8…

Lao initiative to register workers in Chinese-run SEZ has limited success

A Lao government initiative to register workers in a Chinese-run special economic zone in the northern part of the country…

Human trafficking, job scams linked to Chinese-owned casinos in Sihanoukville

The government of Taiwan is scrambling to assist hundreds of its nationals lured into human trafficking and abusive jobs scams…

Thailand – Floods (ADINet, TMD, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 22 August 2022)

Since mid-August, heavy to very heavy rainfall has been affecting 19 provinces of Thailand, affecting more than 63,100 people, as…

Former real estate executive sentenced to 20 years in bank loan scandal

Thailand’s Central Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases sentenced former top executive of the Krisda Mahanakorn real estate company,…

Former KMITL rector acquitted of embezzlement by Appeals Court

The Appeals Court has upheld the acquittal of former rector of King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thawil Phuengma,…