2017-05-26 17:33
 
The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) has fined several TV channels for screening allegedly ‘immoral’ content, in response to public complaints.
 
On 25 May 2017, the NBTC, Thailand’s national media adjudicator, announced it had fined two TV channels -- MCOT HD and Amarin TV HD -- 50,000 baht each in response to public complaints that some of their programs contained ‘superstitious’ content involving the prediction of lottery numbers.
 
MCOT HD was fined
2017-05-24 19:43
 
Prontip ‘Kolf’ Mankhong, a former political prisoner, looks back at her more-than-a-decade of activism, arguing that the rise of ‘heroism’ among student activists is threatening solidarity and participation in Thailand’s democracy movement. Prontip gave this speech at the 2017 Asia Youth Leadership Forum For Democracy in Seoul.
 
I’m lucky to have been an activist since the age of 16; it means I got to know myself early. I had time to try many things, to make mistakes and learn from them too.
2017-05-23 15:40
 

The authorities have reportedly spent 28.4 million baht on a computer programme that targets viewers of lèse majesté content.

BBC Thai reported on 23 May 2017 that the Technology Crime Suppression Division (TCSD) spent the money to procure a social network data analysis programme.