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Ministry of Agriculture to Upgrade Organic Sticky Rice Production

  CHIANG RAI – The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has planned to upgrade production of organic sticky rice in the country, to improve the quality of life for Thai farmers. During his meeting with the agro-elite of Chonburi province, Agriculture and Cooperatives Deputy Minister Amnuay Patise said the Thai sticky rice industry had been […]

June 28th, 2015 | Posted in Chaingrai Farming & Agriculture | Read More »

Chiang Rai Pigs Dying from Porcine Reproductive, Respiratory Syndrome

CHIANG RAI – An outbreak of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) has been reported in the northern province of Chiang Rai, with local authorities battling to curb the spread. PRRS is a viral disease characterized by two overlapping clinical presentations, reproductive impairment or failure in breeding animals, and respiratory disease in pigs of any […]

June 28th, 2015 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

His Majesty the King Wants Artificial Rain Expedited to Aide Drought Relief

  BANGKOK -The Royal Household Bureau has told¬†Chavalit Chukhachorn, the permanent secretary for Agriculture and Cooperatives, His Majesty the King has expressed concern over the intensifying national drought and asked the government to accelerate efforts to create artificial rain for farmers using cloud-seeding technology. Chavalit Chukhachorn,¬† said the Royal Household Bureau contacted him yesterday to […]

June 28th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Vegetable Prices Skyrocket Due to Drought in Korat

  NAKHON RATCHASIMA – Severe water shortage in North Eastern Thailand have substantially slashed the production of vegetables and herbs, driving up their prices. Mrs Samrit Rithmai, a vegetable vendor at Suranakorn Muangmai market, the largest fruit and vegetable wholesale and retail market in Nakhon Ratchasima, said that the price of parsley, for an example, […]

June 28th, 2015 | Posted in Food | Read More »

IBF World Flyweight Champion Amnat Ruenroeng Defeats John Riel Casimero in Title Fight

BANGKOK – Undefeated IBF world flyweight champion, Thai Boxer Amnat Ruenroeng successfully defended his crown for the fourth time by defeating his Filipino challenger John Riel Casimero in an ugly affair on Saturday in Bangkok, Thailand. Though not known for packing power in his punches, the 35-year-old defending champion managed to secure a knockdown after […]

June 28th, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Gen Prayut Say National Council for Peace and Order Building “Quality Democracy”

  BANGKOK – Speaking on his weekly Returning Happiness to Thai People broadcast, Gen Prayut reiterated that his government was doing its best to carry out the first two stages of a three-stage reform plan. Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has urged people to cooperate with the government if they want to see a “Quality Democracy”, […]

June 27th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

Seven Killed, Three Injured in Ayutthaya Van Crash

  AYUTTHAYA – Seven people have been killed and three others seriously injured when the passenger van they were traveling in from Sukhothai rammed at the rear of a 10-wheel truck on Asian Highway in Bang Pahan district of Ayutthaya on Friday night. One survivor of the van crash known only as Kamlai told the […]

June 27th, 2015 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

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