Thailand Partially Decriminalizes Cannabis for Non-medical use

Thailand recently enacted an amendment to the Thailand cannabis Law removing most of the plant from list of illegal drugs on December 14, 2020, it was published in the Royal Gazette that marijuana was not […]

Cannabis Home Grow Approved for Thailand Community

A pilot project allowing private citizens to grow medicinal cannabis in their homes has been approved by the Thailand government. The project is limited, however, to 10 households in the Khu Muang district of Buri […]

Database of Thailand Law by NYU Globalex 2020 Update

Globalex has recently updated their database of global law to include a revised and updated 2020 version of their summary of Thailand law.  GlobaLex is an electronic legal publication dedicated to international and foreign law research. Published by […]

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

    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 […]

Thai Resort Sues Expat Over Negative Review

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 […]

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    Indonesian Covid-19 Deniers Forced to Dig Victims Graves

    In Jakarta, Indonesia, people have been forced to dig the graves of those who have died from COVID-19 after refusing to wear face masks. The action was taken to send a message to the rest […]

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    Denmark Labels Sex without Consent as Rape

    A new law in Denmark now labels sex without consent as rape approved by Denmark’s left-leaning parties. The new law will come into effect by the end of 2020 and aim to reduce the frequency […]

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    Chinese-Like Internet Gateway Set for Cambodia

      Fear has hit the Cambodian public after the government announced they will be implementing a national internet gateway that aims to “protect national security”. According to the Nikkei Asian Review, the sub-decree which contains […]

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    Tourists Enter Phuket in Reopening Trial

    Four tourists were allowed to enter Phuket as part of a ‘reopening trial’ as a means to test the country’s readiness in terms of handling tourist arrivals. Due to COVID-19, Thailand has been closed to […]

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  • Thai TV Actor Arrested for Illegal Entry

      A foreign man from Belgium has been arrested after allegedly entering Thailand illegally and residing in the country for over 4 years without a lawful visa. The Caucasian dubbed Mr. Prima was popular in […]

  • Foreigners Arrested for Diving in Thailand

    Two foreigners have been arrested, deported, and blacklisted from Thailand after taking videos of illegal activities harming marine life off the coast of Koh Phangan. Francesco Simonetti and Attila Otti posted a video of themselves […]

  • Hong Kong Protestor Denied Bail Under New China Security Law

    Tong Ying-Kit, a 23-year-old Hong Kong protestor has been charged under the new Chinese security law and denied bail by a Chinese-controlled Hong Kong court due to a new national security law introduced by the […]

  • Cambodian Law Set to Ban Revealing Clothing Causes Outrage

    The Cambodia legislature is proposing a new law that would prohibit people from wearing anything too revealing in public. The official reasoning for the proposal is to protect the national traditions of Cambodia. Human rights […]

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    Will Medical Cannabis be the Answer to Thailand’s Economic Woes?

    At the end of 2018, Thailand made history by becoming the first Asian country to legalize medical cannabis. The move was a significant surprise, considering that almost all of Thailand’s Southeast Asian neighbors routinely hand […]