• Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:58
    Premchai and wife in court over tusk charges
    Premchai Karnasuta, the president of construction firm Italian-Thai Development who faces charges centred on illegal poaching in a Kanchanaburi wildlife sanctuary, appeared in Criminal Court in Bangkok on Monday on separate charges of smuggling and illegally possessing two pairs of tusks from African elephants.
    national
  • Sun, 16 Dec 2018 15:22
    Cambodia seizes record 3-tonne haul of African ivory
    Cambodia seized more than 3.2 tonnes of elephant tusks hidden in a storage container sent from Mozambique, a customs official said Sunday, marking the country's largest ivory bust.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:05
    Sumatran elephant found dead with missing tusks in Indonesia
    A Sumatran elephant has been found dead with its tusks removed in an apparent poaching case targeting the critically endangered animal, an Indonesian conservation official said Friday.
    business
  • 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.
    national
  • Mon, 08 Oct 2018 19:30
    Court orders tests on elephant tusks from Premchai’s home
    The Criminal Court on Monday agreed to a request to examine elephant tusks confiscated from the house of construction tycoon Premchai Kanasuta in April.
    national
  • Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:49
    Yiaw Dong taskforce seizes seven elephant tusks
    The National Parks Department’s special wildlife crime-suppression taskforce, Yiaw Dong, on Tuesday inspected a house in Nonthaburi before seizing seven elephant tusks weighing about 46 kilograms in total for DNA checks.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 19:34
    Court approves age test on tusks found in tycoon’s home
    THE CRIMINAL Court on Monday approved a request by scandal-tainted construction tycoon Premchai Karnasutra’s wife that the four elephant tusks seized from the couple’s home earlier this year be submitted to two universities for age tests.
    national
  • 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.
    national
  • 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.
    national
  • Wed, 28 Mar 2018 19:00
    Premchai's wife charged with filing false information on tusks
    The Wildlife Conservation Office on Wednesday filed a complaint with police against the wife of embattled construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta for allegedly giving and documenting false information in relation to their registration of two pairs of tusks seized from their house.
    national
  • Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:00
    ‘New angle’ strengthens case against Premchai: prosecutors
    PROSECUTORS have found a “new angle” they have claimed solidifies poaching allegations against Italian-Thai Develop-ment Plc president Premchai Karnasuta, while his wife was yesterday charged with possessing two pairs of African elephant tusks without a permit.
    national
  • Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:46
    Premchai’s wife charged with having two pairs of African elephant tusks
    The wife of embattled construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta was on Tuesday charged with having two pairs of African elephant tusks without a permit.
    national
  • Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:38
    Premchai’s wife may face arrest over elephant tusks 
    The natural resources and environment police chief on Monday said he would seek an arrest warrant for the wife of embattled Italian-Thai Development president Premchai Karnasuta if she fails to meet police on Tuesday concerning her alleged possession of elephant tusks without a permit.
    national
  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 20:05
    Two arrested in Tak on wildlife charges
    Two male suspects were arrested when officials found 24 elephant tusks and 16 elephant tails hidden in their pick-up truck’s cargo bed in Tak’s Mae Sot district on Wednesday.
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