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Thai Post

Thai Post is a broadsheet, Thailand-language daily newspaper founded in 1996 and published in Bangkok, Thailand. It is one of Thai-language dailies in Bangkok, Its circulation is in the 100,000-150,000 range. Its headquarters are in Klong Toei, Bangkok.

On 16 July 2003, the newspaper published comments from media rights advocate Supinya Klangnarong, who said that the Shin Corporation, then majority owned by the family of Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, had benefited because of favorable policies by the Thaksin government. The newspaper was named as a co-defendant, along with Supinya, in a criminal libel lawsuit brought by Shin Corp. A civil suit sought 400 million baht in compensation. After the Thaksin family sold its shares in Shin Corp to Singapore’s Temasek Holdings, the company offered to drop the lawsuit on the condition that Supinya apologize for her comments. Supinya refused the offer. On 14 March 2006, the Criminal Court threw out the criminal lawsuit, saying the article in the Thai Post was presented in good faith and in the public’s best interest. On 8 May 2006, Shin Corp. asked that the civil lawsuit be withdrawn. Neither Supinya nor Thai Post had any objections, so the court withdrew the civil suit.

Country : Thailand
Position : 485
Ratings :
Address : 1850-1862 Soi Thai Post, Kasemrad Road, Khlong Toei Subdistrict, Khlong Toei District, Bangkok 10110
Tel : 0-2240-2612 -6
Fax : 0-2249-6810
Email : info@thaipost.net
Website : www.thaipost.net
E-paper : Thai Post
Type : Comprehensive media