4 Oct 2016
The Thai junta leader has condemned the media for defaming the country internationally, after stories of an ethnic minority woman bathing in a pothole reached the foreign press.
19 Feb 2016
The professional membership of the Foreign Correspondents' Club of Thailand is concerned by any official measures taken by the Thai government that may impede freedom of reporting. The guidelines published by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) today formalise more restrictive criteria for the approval of media visas, and some of these have already been applied in recent months. Some long-standing foreign journalists, particularly photographers, have been rejected after many years of reporting from Thailand, and this is
25 Jun 2014
Thai junta has set up working groups to monitor all media channels and will censor media that spreads information which leads to “hatred toward the monarchy,” or which is false. Police General Adul Saengsingkaew, Commissioner-General of the Royal Thai Police, in his capacity as Deputy Leader of the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO), the junta’s temporary administrative body, told the Thai media on Tuesday that bodies have been set up to monitor different types of media: - Broadcast media will