Singapore Softens Its Zero-tolerance Stance on Drug Offenders

Singapore’s Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam recently announced changes passed by parliament that significantly softens the country’s draconian stance on drug use. Previously, under Singapore’s Misuse of Drugs Act long prison sentences and […]

Canadian Man Sentenced to Death in China for Drug Smuggling

Robert Schellenberg, a 36-year-old Canadian citizen, was found guilty of smuggling 200 kg of methamphetamine into China recently and sentenced to death. Schellenberg was originally convicted and sentenced to 15 years in prison and fined […]

Thailand Set to Amend Driving Laws

New amendments to Thailand’s 1979 Land Transport Act are set to come into effect in the coming weeks as the National Legislative Assembly looks all but certain to codify them. The most notable change requires […]

Police Seize Internet Famous ‘Smiling Buffalo’ from Poor Farmer

A poor Thai farmer, whose friendship with a buffalo he was looking after went viral online, has now had the water buffalo taken from him by police as potential evidence of fraud after he purchased […]

Thai Parliament Unanimously Approves Medical Marijuana Bill

Thailand’s interim parliament voted 145 to 0 in favor of a draft bill that would legalize medical weed and kratom in the Southeast Asian country. Now, the bill will face further revisions by a committee […]

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