Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA)
8 May 2010
(7 May 2010) Thai media groups and members of civil society agreed in the recently concluded World Press Freedom Day observance in Bangkok that fair and responsible reporting is crucial in addressing the political crisis in the kingdom.
1 May 2010
The Magway Division Court upheld on 28 April 2010 a lower court's conviction of Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) reporter Hla Hla Win and her 27-year prison term.
11 Apr 2010
A Japanese journalist working for Reuters was killed while a freelance photographer was injured when Red Shirt protesters and police-military units battled in Bangkok on 10 April 2010, media reports said. Reuters said its TV cameraman, Hiro Muramoto, 43 years old, died from a bullet wound in the chest. He was pronounced dead on arrival at Klang Hospital in Bangkok.
28 Mar 2010
Two grenade blasts rocked two broadcast stations in Bangkok on the night of 27 March, injuring 11 people, news reports said.
24 Jan 2010
The massacre of 31 journalists in Maguindanao, the Philippines, on 23 November 2009, most graphically illustrates the violence and impunity that threaten journalists not only in the Philippines, but throughout the region.
13 Jul 2007
On 18 July 2007, a law to prevent cyber crime is expected to come into force in Thailand. It will be the first law in the country to govern the Internet. This capsule report outlines developments relating to the Internet since the 19 September 2006 coup that ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra.