Thailand has passed the Cybersecurity Act, which grants broad powers to state cyber agencies, prompting concerns over potential abuse in its enforcement and breach of privacy.Read more
The Southeast Asian Press Alliance (SEAPA) welcomes the decision of the Thai court allowing Voice TV to resume its broadcast operations after initially being suspended for 15 days.
The Central Administrative Court handed down the decision on Friday, 15 February 2019, effectively lifting the temporary ban imposed by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) on the digital TV broadcaster on 12 February 2019.Read more
Thae Gone Township court judge Daw Soe Mar Aye ruled against The Ladies News Journal editor Sai Sai and reporter Maung Mae on a complaint filed by an army officer. The journalists were ordered to pay a fine of 20,000.00 kyat (less than 20.00 USD) each or face six months imprisonment. They paid the penalty.Read more