• 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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  • Thu, 05 Apr 2018 01:00
    Six charges finalised against ITD boss
    THREE MONTHS after Italian-Thai Construction president Premchai Karnasuta was arrested in a wildlife sanctuary where the butchered fresh meat of an endangered black leopard was found, public prosecutors have resolved to lay six charges against him.
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  • Sun, 01 Apr 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Counting the cost to our ecology
    THE CASE OF THE BLACK LEOPARD WILL BE A TEST OF THE WAY WE VALUE OUR NATURAL RESOURCES
    national
  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:00
    ‘Prem killed a cat!’ Viral video reflects cultural phenomenon
    AFTER GRAFFITI murals of slain black leopards seized the public’s attention, satire has become the new subversive symbolism highlighting injustice linked to the wildlife poaching case involving construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta.
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  • Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:23
    Satirical video clip of Premchai’s poaching case goes viral
    A video clip apparently satirising the poaching case of Italian-Thai Development president Premchai Karnasuta, who is accused of killing an endangered black leopard, has gone viral online.
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  • Sat, 17 Mar 2018 01:00
    Is Premchai case a diversion?
    Social media are in uproar, mainstream media are full of lurid headlines, protesters are on the streets, walls are covered with representations of black leopards and the authorities are throwing the book at him, together with anything else they can lay their hands on.
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  • Thu, 15 Mar 2018 01:00
    Premchai declares his innocence amid taunts about ‘delicious’ leopard meat
    EMBATTLED construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta yesterday insisted that he was innocent of involvement in the much-publicised killing of a black leopard found at his campsite in a wildlife sanctuary, adding that he was upset that the public thought he was the killer.
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  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 19:04
    Panther stalks Italian-Thai offices
    Fans of the Facebook page “A Call for Animal Rights Thailand” hold an event with artists painting graffiti depicting a black leopard on a shop wall on Phetchburi Road on Thursday.
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  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 01:00
    Art breathes life into black leopard campaign – despite repeated attempts at suppression
    A CAMPAIGN calling for the prosecution of a construction tycoon over his alleged killing of a black leopard and other protected animals has expanded, with people expressing their grief and anger in essays, poems, paintings and, in the latest development, street art.
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  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 01:00
    How a big black cat is avenging its death
    In times past, a hunter would be lifted triumphantly aloft as the tribe celebrated wildly at his feet after he killed a black leopard. So why all the fuss when an animal of the same species is gunned down in 2018?
    opinion
  • Mon, 05 Mar 2018 05:00
    Police suspected of bias towards Premchai
    Stencil of black leopard painted over for unknown reasons.
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  • Sun, 04 Mar 2018 01:00
    Case against Premchai is built on the science of wildlife forensics
    LIKE SCENES FROM AN EPISODE OF CSI, INVESTIGATORS HAVE EXAMINED BLOOD SPLATTER, BULLETS AND TISSUE REMAINS
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  • Thu, 01 Mar 2018 03:00
    Premchai linked to crime scene weapons as police try to reassure public
    TWO RIFLES and a shotgun found at a wildlife crime scene belong to construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta, while the shotgun has been linked to the site where an endangered black leopard was killed, Pol General Jarumporn Suramanee, an adviser to a new panel investigating the case, said yesterday.
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  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 02:00
    Premchai probe focuses on slain leopard’s missing sex organ
    THE SEXUAL organ of a black leopard found slain during the recent arrest of Italian-Thai Development president Premchai Karnasuta and his three companions in Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary has disappeared, leading the investigators to believe that it was consumed by the suspects.
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  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:00
    Forensic officers inspect ‘crime scene’ as Premchai could face animal cruelty charge
    A TEAM of forensic officers, police and forest rangers yesterday plotted a “crime scene” map at the campsite used by a construction mogul who is facing charges relating to alleged poaching in Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary, in order to establish how an endangered black leopard was killed.
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