About a week ago, Ms. Yingluck Shinawatra visited an agricultural zoning area in Suphan Buri province, where she chaired a meeting with officials about production quality of garden rice.
A policeman who’s pants was damaged when rubber protesters grew violent and threw improvised explosives at riot police in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand. According to local residents, Democrat Party members were seen at the riots that left more than 23 policemen and 5 farmers injured. Recommended read: CNN
Improving Malaysia-Thailand bilateral ties, particularly in the economic field, will be one of the main objectives of the two-day visit to Thailand by Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The visit beginning tomorrow is also an opportunity to establish closer rapport with Malaysians living in Thailand, says Malaysia’s Ambassador in Thailand Datuk Nazirah Hussain. […]
THE Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) has reiterated its resolve to strengthen investment relations with Thailand for the mutual benefit of the two countries. TIC Executive Director, Ms. Juliet Kairuki, told journalists in Dar es Salaam that her agency was ready to help and facilitate Thai people who want to come and invest in Tanzania. “We […]
Yingluck Shinawatra visited the Royal Umbrella brand rice development center, the largest and the most modern in Thailand. The center features a laboratory and a command room. The walkabout and inspection is crucial in restoring confidence to the industry as rumors spread by unscrupulous individuals about contaminated rice has proven to be false. The brief […]
In response to complaints about residue on packed Thai rice, Yingluck Shinawatra told journalists that she has asked the Foundation for Consumers to coordinate its tests with the Ministry of Public Health to ensure standard accountable tests. The prime minister also urged that concerned parties not to make assumption that the problem happened to all […]
Some 350,000 tons of rice under the government’s rice pledging program will be auctioned on July 29, 2013, and private companies are invited to tender their bids on July 26. According to Commerce Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisan, the Department of Foreign Trade will soon hold an auction for the first lot of rice under the rice […]
Women from the Buri Ram Province in consultation with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck.
The Thai Government recognize the importance of the agriculture sector, specially farmers and those working in the fishery industry. The exchanges in the development between the people and the Government is vital for a progressive and stable nation. With mutual respect and benefit, the Government affirmed their intention to hold more consultations between members of […]
Thai farmers expressed their gratitude to the Government for keeping the pledging price for a ton of rice at 15,000 baht during their visit to Government House. About 30 farmers and community leaders paid Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra a visit to express their gratitude to her for not reducing the pledging price of rice from […]
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has called a meeting between relevant ministers on the agricultural zoning project, which is aimed to help farmers plant crops according to each area’s condition for higher productivity. The ministers who attended the meeting included Finance Minister Kittiratt Na-Ranong, Foreign Affairs Minister Surapong Tovijakchaikul and Commerce Minister Boonsong Teriyapirom. The meeting […]
Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra vowed to take “ultimate” legal action against those found cheating in the rice pledging scheme. Meeting with provincial governors nationwide on Wednesday, she said the rice subsidy programme was aimed at elevating farmers’ quality of life and it could not be said if it was a losing or profitable scheme. She […]
The Cabinet has decided to form a committee to inspect rice stock in warehouses participating in the rice mortgage scheme after receiving different numbers on the quantity of rice left in the warehouses. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said after the Cabinet meeting on Tuesday that the Cabinet had acknowledged that the rice mortgage scheme had […]
Yingluck: boosting economy, infrastructure in four Thai provinces Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has visited 4 lower northern provinces and assigned Cabinet ministers accompanying her on the trip to focus on developing the economy and infrastructure of these provinces. According to Prime Minister’s Office spokesman Thirat Rattanasewi, the roving Cabinet meeting in Kamphaengphet province resolved to […]
Vietnam and Thailand Strengthening Tourism and Trade VIENTIANE, 13 March 2013 (NNT) – Thailand and Vietnam are set to further their strategic partnership while collaborating more in the areas of rubber, rice and tourism. Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung, on Tuesday, met on the sidelines of the 5th ACMECS […]