Two high-ranking police officers were detained over the weekend after a warrant was issued for their arrest Friday on lèse majesté charges.
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s military-installed prime minister, known for scolding journalists, is trying a new tack: patting their heads and tugging their ears.
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai military court has sentenced a Thai web radio host to five years in prison because it found the contents of his show insulted the country’s monarch.
Since his time as army chief, General Prayuth Chan-ocha’s relationship with the media has been strenuous at best. Now as the coup leader and prime minister he constantly in the limelight, and his gaffes are under more scrutiny than ever. On the other hand, the media itself is facing stringent censorship.
YANGON, Burma (AP) — President Barack Obama is pressing for greater press freedoms in Burma and China but is sidestepping questions about the status of a New York Times reporter whom U.S. prosecutors want to testify in a leak investigation.
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