• Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
    Loei mining firm loses battle
    THE LOEI PROVINCIAL Court yesterday ordered a gold-mining firm to rehabilitate the environment and compensate locals who were affected by its operations.
    national
  • Mon, 20 Nov 2017 20:01
    Activists petition DSI, premier in Akara gold mine case
    Anti-gold-mining activists on Monday submitted a petition to the Department of Special Investigation (DSI), urging the agency to accelerate the investigation and prosecution of Akara Resources in regard to the case of allegedly unlawful use of public land and a public road for its mining operations.
    national
  • Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:10
    Seven female activists sued after leading protest against Loei gold-mining plan
    Seven female activists from Loei province are being sued for allegedly violating the Public Assembly Act, after they led local residents in demonstrating against a Tambon Administrative Organisation (TAO) meeting held to authorise the use of national preserved-forest land and Agricultural Land Reform Office land for gold mining.
    national
  • Wed, 04 Jan 2017 01:00
    Gold miner Akara still waiting for govt reply to lawsuit threat
    An Australian gold-mining conglomerate said yesterday that the Thai government had not contacted it about the company’s threat file a lawsuit over a closure order, and that the company was seeking a meeting with Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha.
    politics
  • Tue, 03 Jan 2017 20:30
    Gold miner Akara still waiting for govt reply to lawsuit threat
    An Australian gold-mining conglomerate said Tuesday that the Thai government had not contacted it about the company’s threat file a lawsuit over a closure order, and that the company was seeking a meeting with Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 17 Nov 2016 01:00
    Court dismisses gold-mining firm’s case against ThaiPBS
    THE CRIMINAL COURT yesterday dismissed the defamation case filed against Thai Public Broadcasting Service (ThaiPBS) over a report on gold-mining operations in Loei province.
    national
  • Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:48
    Tungkum's case dismissed
    The Loei Provincial Court today dismissed gold-mining Tungkum's compensation charges filed against six villagers in the province.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:06
    Tungkum urged to drop charges
    A rights group urged gold-mining company Tungkum to drop all defamation-related charges against six human rights defenders allegedly involved in erecting anti-gold-mining signs in the northeastern province of Loei.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Feb 2016 01:00
    Loei gold mine meeting canned
    AN ADMINISTRATIVE organisation’s meeting to consider Thung Kham Co’s licence extension to use forestland for gold-mining operations in Loei’s Wang Saphung district was called off yesterday at the last minute amid protests by local residents.
    national
  • Wed, 30 Dec 2015 01:00
    Villagers protest against idea for girl to apologise to mining firm
    ABOUT 40 villagers gathered yesterday to show their support for a schoolgirl who was reportedly asked by a school director to apologise to a gold-mining firm that is threatening to sue her and the school.
    national
  • Wed, 23 Sep 2015 01:00
    Anti-gold mine groups submit 4 petitions
    FOUR petitions to stop a new gold-mine concession, end existing gold-mining operations, scrap the minerals bill and evacuate people from pollution-affected areas were presented to the government yesterday by protesters from 12 provinces covered by the gol
    national
  • Tue, 22 Sep 2015 17:53
    Anti-gold mining protests submit four petitions to PM
    Four petitions - to stop a new gold-mine concession, end existing gold-mining operations, scrap the minerals bill and evacuate people from pollution-affected areas - were presented to the government Tuesday by protesters from 12 provinces covered by the g
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 09 Apr 2015 01:00
    Plea to shut gold mine
    Some 30 residents of Phichit, Phitsanulok, and Phetchabun provinces who were affected by a gold-mining operation yesterday urged the Department of Primary Industries and Mines director-general Surapong Chiangthong to consider shutting down the mine.
    national
  • Thu, 30 Oct 2014 01:00
    Gold-mining firm to drop lawsuit against villagers, but wants to talk first
    The Thung Kham Ltd has for now decided to drop a Bt120-million civil lawsuit against 33 villagers in Loei protesting against the firm's gold-mining operations, saying it was ready to talk to the protesters first, an informed source reported yesterday.
    national
  • Wed, 04 Jun 2014 00:00
    Talk between gold-mining firm, villagers fails
    The yesterday's mediation session has failed to resolve conflict between a Loei-based gold-mining firm and locals opposing its operation.
    national
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