Anti-Corruption16 November, 2020by Legal Analytics
TAT Sentence Upheld on Appeal
The Bangkok Post is reporting that the convictions of the former Governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), Ms. Juthamas Siriwan, and her daughter, Jittisopa Siriwan, have been held up on appeal to the Thai Supreme Court. This presumably brings an end to the long saga of the Bangkok Film festival corruption case.
Anti-CorruptionDispute Resolution15 November, 2020by Legal Analytics
Corruption & Defamation: The Recent TripAdvisor Controversy
The press reports about the American jailed for allegedly posting a defamatory review on TripAdvisor about the Seaview hotel in Koh Chang have cast a spotlight on Thailand’s strict defamation laws. Reports about the jailing of the American appeared on the BBC website, the New York Times and the Bangkok Post.