Wed, 30 Jan 2019 19:10
Court dismisses case against suspected wildlife trafficker
A SUSPECTED wildlife trafficking kingpin accused of smuggling US$1 million (Bt31 million) worth of rhino horns to Thailand has had the case against him dismissed, in a surprise court verdict slammed by conservationists.
Mon, 31 Dec 2018 01:00
Poisonous puffer fish a delicacy for many in Sarawakian town
BETONG - Mention puffer fish, and thorns and poison come to mind.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 18:08
Thai prosecutor among trio jailed for $1.4m rhino horn haul
Bangkok - A public prosecutor and two Thais were sentenced for four years Tuesday after they were caught attempting to smuggle more than a dozen rhino horns worth $1.4 million through Bangkok's main airport last year.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:30
Three sentenced to 4 years in jail for attempted rhino horn smuggling
Samut Prakan Provincial Court on Tuesday handed down sentences of four years’ imprisonment to former Saraburi public prosecutor Pol Major Worapas Boonsri and two female civilians over their attempt to smuggle 21 rhino horns worth Bt49.4 million into the country through Suvarnabhumi Airport on March 10 last year.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 01:00
Chinese martial artists take the bull by the horns
When 21-year-old Chinese martial artist Li Zhen first stepped into the ring to wrestle an adult bull he was naturally intimidated.
Sat, 29 Sep 2018 01:00
SPECIAL REPORT:Wildlife trafficking: a global scourge
Law enforcement and prosecution seen improved over the years, but still one step behind trafficking.
Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00
China’s mountain tribe keeps pace with times
Deep in a mountain range in Guizhou province, there live an ancient tribal community whose women have a hairstyle so elaborate that it looks like a pair of bull horns.
Sat, 04 Aug 2018 07:38
Man City and Chelsea lock horns in Community Shield
Manchester City take on Chelsea in Sunday's Community Shield -- the traditional curtainraiser to the English season -- but the Wembley showpiece will offer few clues as to the destination of the Premier League title.
Wed, 16 May 2018 17:20
Wildlife items seized from house in Chiang Mai
Police have seized nearly 40 wildlife items, including two ivory tusks, 10 gaur horns, 12 antlers, three tiger skins and nine Asian golden cat (Catopuma temminckii) skins from a Thai traditional house in Chiang Mai province on Tuesday evening.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 06:49
Rome goes crazy over miracle comeback against Barca
Car horns blaring, flags waving, fans singing in the streets and wild cheers pouring from every household, the Italian capital came alive Tuesday night as Roma knocked Barcelona out of the Champions League after a miracle comeback.
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:46
Two Chinese suspects arrested with Bt10m worth of rhino horns
Eight rhino horns worth Bt10 million were seized at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on Wednesday as two Chinese suspects were allegedly smuggling the contraband through Thailand.
Mon, 25 Sep 2017 06:00
Horns 'n' hoofs ablur at Chonburi's Buffalo Racing Festival
Get ready for high-speed antics at Chonburi's annual Buffalo Racing Festival...
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 12:12
South Africa's first online rhino horn auction set to open
Johannesburg - Several hundred rhino horns will go under the hammer on Wednesday in South Africa's first online auction of the controversial product, despite opposition from conservation groups who contend the sale will encourage poachers.
Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:59
S.Africa opposes online rhino horn auction
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa said Friday it would oppose an online auction of rhino horns due to start next week, as outraged conservationists said the sale would undermine the global ban on rhino trade.
Sat, 05 Aug 2017 01:00
Premier Prayut is on the horns of a dilemma
Re: “Prayut has role to play in North Korea crisis”, Editorial, August 4.