• Thu, 02 Aug 2018 19:20
    Calls to freeze murdered tycoon’s assets
    The grief-stricken father of 39-year-old businesswoman Thitima Tangwibulphanit, who was found murdered in a hotel in Bangkok's Lad Prao district on Tuesday, has filed a request to freeze Thitima's 14 bank accounts.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 02 Aug 2018 01:00
    Vietnam tycoon spreads wings into airline startup
    PRESSED by poverty into work when he was 14, Trinh Van Quyet now presides over a Vietnamese property empire and is betting billions on a new airline in Southeast Asia's crowded aviation sector.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 23 Jul 2018 01:00
    TCC Assets ON A ROLL 
    TCC ASSETS, the property arm of beverage tycoon Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi's TCC Group, has budgeted Bt189.5 billion till 2025 for the development of residential, office, hotel, and retail projects in Bangkok, with up to Bt154.5 billion earmarked for Rama IV road and its surrounding areas, according to a survey by The Nation.
    Real Estate
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:00
    PM: Musk ‘keen to invest in Thailand’
    TECH TYCOON Elon Musk is ready to seize investment opportunities in Thailand, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha revealed after the two men met at the cave rescue operation in Chiang Mai.
    politics
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:00
    Wild Boars cheered on by football elite
    FACEBOOK tycoon Mark Zuckerberg yesterday became the latest global celebrity to offer moral support and encouragement to Thailand as the world toasts the success of the much-publicised operation to rescue 12 young footballers and their assistant coach from a flooded cave in Chiang Rai province.
    national
  • Sun, 10 Jun 2018 01:00
    Transfer of Premchai case not likely, says legal expert
    THE THONG PHA PHUM Provincial Court in Kanchanaburi has asked the Appeals Court to rule whether the poaching case involving construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta could be handled by the Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases Region 7, raising a wide discussion among the public about whether or not that could be done by law.
    national
  • Fri, 08 Jun 2018 01:00
    Kanchanaburi court move may delay Premchai trial
    THE POACHING case linked to construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta may be delayed, after the Thong Pha Phum Provincial Court in Kanchanaburi on Wednesday asked the Appeals Court to rule if the case should be handled by the Criminal Court for Corruption and Misconduct Cases Region 7 in Samut Songkhram province.
    national
  • Fri, 25 May 2018 12:51
    DSI poised to take over Loei forest encroachment case
    The Department of Special Investigation (DSI) is prepared to look into alleged encroachment on 6,000 rai (960 hectares) of forest in Loei, a case to which siblings of embattled construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta are linked.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
    Premchai’s sisters surrender over alleged Loei land encroachment
    THREE SISTERS of construction tycoon Premchai Karnasutra, who is facing legal action over alleged poaching, turned themselves in to police yesterday to face charges of forest encroachment.
    national
  • 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
  • Thu, 26 Apr 2018 01:00
    No impact on ITD operations from poaching case, Premchai tells shareholders
    EMBATTLED construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta yesterday told shareholders of Italian-Thai Development (ITD) that the much-publicised killing of a black leopard – whose remains were found at his campsite in a wildlife sanctuary in February – would not affect the company’s business and it would continue to bid for more construction projects.
    national
  • Sat, 31 Mar 2018 01:00
    Myanmar shrugs off Rohingya crisis with ‘rumble in Rakhine’ 
    A boxing-fan tycoon, a venerated monk and the army lured some of Myanmar’s top fighters to Rakhine state this week in an attempt to show normality is returning after a military crackdown drove 700,000 Rohingya into exile.
    opinion
  • 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
  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:00
    Police gather evidence for civil lawsuit against tycoon
    PUBLIC PROSECUTORS have suggested that police collect evidence to file a civil suit against a high-profile construction tycoon for allegedly damaging the ecology and environment in Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary, where he had allegedly been poaching.
    national
  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:00
    ‘Prem killed a cat!’ Viral video reflects cultural phenomenon
    AFTER GRAFFITI murals of slain black leopards seized the public’s attention, satire has become the new subversive symbolism highlighting injustice linked to the wildlife poaching case involving construction tycoon Premchai Karnasuta.
    national
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