• Wed, 31 Oct 2018 01:00
    SPECIAL REPORT: Dealing with the elephant in the room – ivory trade
    “An elephant tusk is actually the elephant’s tooth of which more than one-third of the tusk, or its palatal root, is rooted in its jaw. That means, removing an elephant’s tusks without causing the death of the animal is almost impossible.
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 19:00
    Thailand taken off ivory trade watch list
    Thailand has been removed from an international watch list of eight countries of “primary concern” in the illegal ivory trade.
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 15:30
    Exhibition highlights cruelty of elephant poaching
    The tragic scene of an African elephant lying dead in a pool of blood with its calf standing nearby is front and centre in an art display at the Bangkok Art & Culture Centre (BACC) in a bid to boost public awareness of the illegal ivory trade.
  • Mon, 01 Oct 2018 15:21
    Vietnam seizes nearly a ton of pangolin scales, ivory
    Vietnam has seized around a tonne of pangolin scales and ivory hidden inside dozens of boxes on a flight from Nigeria, state media reported, a haul highlighting the illegal wildlife trade routes connecting Africa and Southeast Asia.
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  • 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.
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    ‘Widespread sale of wild animals on Facebook’
    MORE THAN 1,500 wild animals are up for sale on Facebook every month, the wildlife trade-monitoring network Traffic said yesterday.
  • Tue, 05 Jun 2018 20:00
    USAID Wildlife Asia report highlights what’s behind Thai demand for ivory, tiger parts
    Affluent, established business owners and merchants believing in good fortune and status brought by wildlife parts still largely drive demand for ivory and tiger parts in Thailand, and online platforms are playing an increasing role in their purchase.
  • Sun, 03 Jun 2018 01:00
    Caring for your ageing pets
    Goni is a 15-year-old poodle. In human age, this is equivalent to 83 years old. She used to be camel brown, but not anymore. She has lost a lot of hair and her coat is now closer to ivory in colour. But that’s the least of worries for Goni’s human family. 
  • 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.
    Around Thailand
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sun, 01 Apr 2018 01:00
    Eyes in the skies
    In Ivory Coast, a ‘drone academy’ offers youth the chance to soar
  • Thu, 08 Feb 2018 05:00
    Premchai raid nets weapons, ivory
    Homes searched in poaching probe as senior police pledge to charge offenders.
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 15:10
    Thai police arrest 'kingpin' in Asian wildlife trafficking
    Thai police have arrested an alleged kingpin in Asia's illegal trade in endangered species, dealing a blow to family-run syndicate that smuggles elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger parts to Chinese and Vietnamese dealers.
  • Fri, 29 Dec 2017 14:40
     Ivory Coast woman who swallowed over 1kg of cocaine held at Thai airport
    A 27-year-old woman from the Ivory Coast has been arrested on the Thai island of Phuket after an airport X-ray found more than one kilogramme of cocaine in her stomach wrapped in scores of small packets. 
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