• 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.
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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.
  • 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. 
  • Tue, 26 Dec 2017 14:29
    Anti-ivory campaign attracts huge online support
    Commemorating Thailand National Wildlife Protection Day on Tuesday, the US Agency for International Development Wildlife Asia programme and WildAid announced that their recent online pledge campaign, “I am #IvoryFree”, received over 87 million views of social-media photo posts mobilising Thais never to buy, own or accept ivory as a gift.
  • Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:21
    Two arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport with cocaine
    An Ivory Coast man and a South African woman were arrested at Suvarnabhumi Airport on Saturday after customs officials found cocaine hidden in their bags.
  • Thu, 09 Nov 2017 19:24
    Haul of 116 kilograms of ivory and pangolin scales seized
    Customs Department director general Kulit Sombatsiri on Thursday announces the haul of 116 kilograms of ivory and 15 kilograms of pangolin scales.
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  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 11:32
    Thais go #IvoryFree with WildAid and USAID
    More than 30 Thai celebrities and some of the country’s most influential personalities have joined WildAid and USAID Wildlife Asia’s joint campaign, called “I am #IvoryFree,” to deter the purchase of ivory in Thailand.
  • Tue, 25 Jul 2017 15:15
    Two Vietnamese men indicted for alleged ivory export
    Two Vietnamese men who were nabbed at Suvarnabhumi International Airport for an alleged attempt to smuggle 74.8 kilograms of ivory worth Bt90 million, were indicted at Samut Prakan provincial court on Monday.
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