Country: Thailand

Stolen tusks returned but suspected 'hermit' thief still at large

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee, The Nation, 12th Jun 2017.

Police locate centuries-old carved elephant tusks stolen from Karen village

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Somjit Rungjamrasrassamee, The Nation, 11th Jun 2017.

Ancient carved tusks stolen from Karen village

(Thailand; Myanmar)

Assawin Pinitwong, Bangkok Post, 10th Jun 2017.

Thief prostrates before Buddha image then steals


Kornkamon Aksorndech, The Nation, 16th Apr 2017.

Outcry after historic plaque goes missing


The Nation, 16th Apr 2017.

Painting pincher gets the axe

(Thailand; Japan)

King-Oua Laohong, Bangkok Post, 16th Mar 2017.

Records Point to Dealer's Role in Artifact Theft

(Cambodia; Thailand)

Ben Paviour, The Cambodia Daily, 22nd Feb 2017.

Case of Japan painting theft to be concluded by early March

(Japan; Thailand)

The Nation, 16th Feb 2017.

'Art thief' hearing to finish quickly

(Japan; Thailand)

Phusadee Arumas, Bangkok Post, 31st Jan 2017.

Official apologizes for painting theft, resigns

(Japan; Thailand)

Teeranai Charuvastra, Khaoso, 31st Jan 2017.

Art snatcher suspended

(Japan; Thailand)

Bangkok Post, 30th Jan 2017.

Campaigners call for sacking of official in Japan painting theft scandal

(Japan; Thailand)

The Nation, 28th Jan 2017.

Thailand seeks freedom of official jailed in Japan for theft

(Japan; Thailand)

Teeranai Charuvastra, Khaoso, 27th Jan 2017.

Thai Official Arrested in Japan With 3 Paintings From Hotel

(Japan; Thailand)

Associated Press, Salon, 25th Jan 2017.

How the estate of Thailand's missing 'Silk King' was among the winners of Reagan's 1986 Tax Reform Act


Helen Stoilas, The Art Newspaper, 9th Jan 2017.

Preventing the plunder of Asean's heritage

(Cambodia; Thailand; Myanmar)

Curtis S. Chin, The Straits Times, 16th Sep 2016.

Another artifact at US museum 'may have been stolen'

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor, Bangkok Post, 24th Aug 2016.

Action urged for Yama lintel return

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor, Bangkok Post, 23rd Aug 2016.

Call for ancient lintel to be returned from US exhibition

(Thailand; United States of America)

The Nation, 5th Aug 2016.

Priceless Buri Ram lintel found in San Francisco

(Thailand; United States of America)

Ploenpote Atthakor, Bangkok Post, 4th Aug 2016.

Temple burglary gang busted


Bangkok Post, 28th Jul 2016.

Thai gardener whose $20 mn heist caused Blue Diamond Affair becomes monk

(Thailand; Saudi Arabia)

AFP, Hindustan Times, 17th Mar 2016.

A Life-or-Death Hunt for Tree Thieves


Jason Motlagh, National Geographic, 14th Mar 2016.

Thai court orders ex-CIB commissioner's 25 million baht worth of assets seized


Thai Visa, 9th Mar 2016.

US museum returns looted artefacts to Thailand

(Thailand; United States of America)

Bangkok Post, 25th Jan 2016.

California Antiquities Dealer Sentenced to Prison for Smuggling and Tax Fraud Scheme

(United States of America; Thailand)

Lorena Muñoz-Alonso, ArtNet News, 21st Dec 2015.

Man held with $10 million antique items at airport

(Pakistan; Thailand)

Muhammad Ali, Business Recorder, 19th Dec 2015.

Calling Indiana Jones: Looted artifacts, tax scheme send ex-antiquities dealer to prison

(United States of America; Thailand)

Hillary Jackson, My News LA, 14th Dec 2015.

Smuggling bid foiled: 1124 Egyptian artefacts recovered before heading to Thailand

(Egypt; Thailand)

Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online, 5th Nov 2015.

Racy temple dancers surrender


Sunthon Pongpao, Bangkok Post, 8th Aug 2015.

Thailand returns 16 smuggled artefacts to Cambodia

(Thailand; Cambodia)

Prangthong Jitcharoenkul, Bangkok Post, 12th Jul 2015.

Cambodia Creates 'Border Pass' for Workers in Thailand

(Cambodia; Thailand)

Chea Vannak, Khmer Times, 12th Jul 2015.

Pongpat gets 2 more years


Bangkok Post, 1st Jul 2015.

'Bumfights' fugitive wanted for baby body parts theft resurfaces in US

(Thailand; United States of America)

Todd Ruiz, CocoBKK, 24th Jun 2015.

Mongkut, reinterpreted

(Thailand; France)

Kong Rithdee, Bangkok Post, 18th Mar 2015.

Paris show features stolen crown

(France; Thailand)

Kong Rithdee, Bangkok Post, 17th Mar 2015.

Family of Thai Princess Is Stripped of Royal Name


Thomas Fuller, The New York Times, 30th Nov 2014.

Trove of ancient artefacts may include rare imports


The Nation, Bangkok Post, 29th Nov 2014.

Arts official urges villagers to sell the ancient treasure they found


The Nation, 3rd Jun 2014.