New Thailand Law Prohibits Online Alcohol Sales

October 1, 2020

The Alcohol Control law has recently been amended. Previously, the Alcohol Control Law prohibited selling alcohol to young people less than 20 years of age with a penalty of up to one year in prison and a fine of up to 20,000 baht. On September 8th, 2020, additional legal restrictions on alcohol sales were added […]

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Bombay High Court Orders Release of Sex Workers

October 1, 2020

Three sex workers detained at a state corrective institution in Mumbai have been under order to be immediately released, with the middleman being arrested. The women were sent to the institution after being found during a raid at a Mumbai guest house. After being arrested and sent to a correctional facility, the women’s legal guardians […]

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Thai Celebs Custody Dispute Highlights Need for Men to Obtain Paternity Rights

September 30, 2020

Thai celebrity Pirat “Mike” Nitipaisakul has spoken out about the difficulties faced trying to obtain custody of his child Maxwell, highlighting how Thai law gives preference to the mother in custody cases between unmarried parents. Mike has been in legal disputes with the mother of his child, fellow celebrity Sarah Casinghini, who has full custody […]

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Thai Resort Sues Expat Over Negative Review

September 29, 2020

A resort in Koh Chang has filed a criminal complaint against US citizen Wesley Barnes after the American submitted a bad review on TripAdvisor. The resort is suing the man under the defamation law, claiming Barnes has defamed the resort’s reputation. Defamation law in Western countries is normally a civil case, wherein the court can […]

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