• Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Wildlife forensics gives a new voice to illegally hunted wildlife
    Young wildlife researcher Kanita Ouitavon was shocked when she first saw the number of animal species, many unknown to her, that were up for sale at a local market in the North some years ago, when she had just joined the National Parks Department (DNP).
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  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 19:30
    Court orders tests on elephant tusks from Premchai’s home
    The Criminal Court on Monday agreed to a request to examine elephant tusks confiscated from the house of construction tycoon Premchai Kanasuta in April.
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  • Sun, 07 Oct 2018 19:30
    Senior district official arrested for alleged poaching in national park
    A group, including a deputy district chief, who allegedly camped out overnight and shot a binturong at the Sai Yok National Park in Kanchaburi province over the weekend, has been arrested.
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  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    CPK International faces RFD lawsuit for encroachment
    CPK INTERNATIONAL, on whose board Italian-Thai Development president Premchai Karnasuta sits as a director, has been threatened with a civil lawsuit by the Royal Forestry Department.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 19:34
    Court approves age test on tusks found in tycoon’s home
    THE CRIMINAL Court on Monday approved a request by scandal-tainted construction tycoon Premchai Karnasutra’s wife that the four elephant tusks seized from the couple’s home earlier this year be submitted to two universities for age tests.
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  • Sun, 10 Jun 2018 01:00
    Transfer of Premchai case not likely, says legal expert
    THE THONG PHA PHUM Provincial Court in Kanchanaburi has asked the Appeals Court to rule whether the poaching case involving construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta could be handled by the Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases Region 7, raising a wide discussion among the public about whether or not that could be done by law.
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  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:00
    Kanchanaburi court move may delay Premchai trial
    THE POACHING case linked to construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta may be delayed, after the Thong Pha Phum Provincial Court in Kanchanaburi on Wednesday asked the Appeals Court to rule if the case should be handled by the Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases Region 7 in Samut Songkhram province.
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  • Fri, 25 May 2018 12:51
    DSI poised to take over Loei forest encroachment case
    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is prepared to look into alleged encroachment on 6,000 rai (960 hectares) of forest in Loei, a case to which siblings of embattled construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta are linked.
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  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
    Premchai’s sisters surrender over alleged Loei land encroachment
    THREE SISTERS of construction tycoon Premchai Karnasutra, who is facing legal action over alleged poaching, turned themselves in to police yesterday to face charges of forest encroachment.
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  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
    Tycoon, wife and close aide deny African-ivory charges
    PREMCHAI KARNASUTA, the embattled CEO of the Italian-Thai Development company, accompanied by his wife Kanitha and her close aide Wandee Sompoom, reported to a judge at Bangkok’s Ratchadapisek Criminal Court yesterday morning to deny a charge of illegal possession of African ivory tusks.
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  • Mon, 07 May 2018 11:09
    Premchai, wife and friend in court over ivory possession charges
    Premchai Karnasuta, the embattled CEO of the Italian-Thai Development company, accompanied by his wife Kanitha and her close aid Wandee Sompoom, reported to a judge at Bangkok's Ratchadapisek Criminal Court on Monday morning over a charge of illegal possession of African ivory tusks, considered as endangered wildlife carcasses.
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  • Thu, 03 May 2018 01:00
    Premchai keeps his court appointment, denies all charges
    THE EMBATTLED president of Italian-Thai Development company and his three companions facing poaching-related charges yesterday reported themselves to a Kanchaburi Court and reportedly denied the charges.
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  • Tue, 01 May 2018 01:00
    Premchai faces seven charges
    Police plea for three more charges turned down by attorney general
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  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:00
    No impact on ITD operations from poaching case, Premchai tells shareholders
    EMBATTLED construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta yesterday told shareholders of Italian-Thai Development (ITD) that the much-publicised killing of a black leopard – whose remains were found at his campsite in a wildlife sanctuary in February – would not affect the company’s business and it would continue to bid for more construction projects.
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  • Tue, 10 Apr 2018 17:43
    Premchai should face three more charges :
    Deputy national police chief Pol General Srivara Rangsibhramanakul handed over dissenting views to the office of the Attorney General on Tuesday on why police believe Premchai Karnasuta, president of Italian-Thai Development firm should face three more charges.
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