• Wed, 14 Mar 2018 02:00
    Kaeng Krachan National Park officers can’t burn down Karen villagers’ homes, court told
    THE SUPREME Administrative Court was told yesterday that Kaeng Krachan National Park officers do not have the right to burn down Karen villages.
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  • Tue, 09 Feb 2016 01:00
    DNP ordered to pay for ousting Karen villagers
    THE Central Administrative Court yesterday acquitted the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) of charges related to the dislocation of Karen villagers from Kaeng Krachan National Park but ordered the department to pay compen
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  • Sun, 26 May 2013 00:00
    Villagers want creek cleaned up before more mines open
    A lawyer representing Karen villagers in lower Klity Creek in Kanchanaburi's Thong Pha Phum district, who have suffered lead poisoning since the 1990s, said yesterday the Pollution Control Department (PCD) had ignored a Supreme Administrative Court order
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  • Mon, 14 Jan 2013 00:00
    PCD chiefs should be held accountable
    I laud the Supreme Administrative Court for ordering the Pollution Control Department (PCD) pay almost Bt4m to 22 Karen villagers over lead contamination in Klity Creek. Lead was illegally discharged by the Lead Concentrate Co, and the firm has been shut.
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  • Thu, 15 Mar 2012 00:00
    High level of lead in blood sparks fears
    About 90 per cent of Karen villagers in Tambon Mae Chan of Tak's Umphang district have high levels of lead in their blood, Umphang Hospital director Dr Worawit Tantithanasap reported yesterday.
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  • Wed, 08 Feb 2012 00:00
    Court sides with villagers in compensation case
    The Court of Appeals yesterday upheld a lower court's ruling ordering a company to pay more than Bt36 million in compensation to 151 Karen villagers.
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  • Tue, 07 Feb 2012 00:00
    Court sides with villagers in compensation case
    The Court of Appeals Tuesday upheld a lower court's ruling ordering a company to pay more than Bt36 million in compensation to 151 Karen villagers.
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