Published: Jul 30, 2021
Representatives of six media associations on Friday met with government officials to express concern over new restrictions which ban media from disseminating information that incites fear or may affect national stability.
Published: Jul 15, 2021
On July 10, 2021, the Thai government invoked Section 9 of the 2005 Emergency Decree on Public Administration in Emergency Situation, introducing a new set of measures concerning the media.
Published: May 03, 2021
Over 200 press freedom violations linked to the pandemic were reported in the Asia-Pacific region, of which about half were from Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Nepal, stated a press release by International Press Institute (IPI).
Published: Mar 21, 2021
After several journalists and photographers got injured during the crackdown on protesters in Sanam Luang on Saturday, Thailand’s National Press Council issued a statement calling on all parties to exercise patience and tolerance.
Published: Jul 26, 2020
MANILA, Philippines — “If you are expecting that it will be renewed, I am sorry. I will see to it that you are out.” It was in December 2019 when President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking partly in Filipino, made this pronouncement, as the country’s largest broadcast network, ABS-CBN, was hoping to have its application for the renewal for its 25-year franchise granted.
Published: Aug 22, 2017
The Media Agency Association of Thailand (MAAT) has predicted a continued decrease in overall advertising expenditure this year, with media usage expected to decline by 11 per cent year on year in the second half.