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.
The Ministry of Commerce will expedite the disbursement of 20 billion baht this week after the Election Commission (EC) approved the budget and will start distributing 500,000 tons of rice on 10 March. Commerce Minister Niwatthamrong Boonsongpaisarn said he had received a letter from the EC approving the central budget of 20 billion baht to finance […]
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 […]
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 […]
Yingluck Shinawatra at the opening of a farmers credit card project at Ban Non Sila School in tambon Thalunglek of Nang Rong district. The Prime Minister also visited several projects including the innovation learning centre and water management projects in tambon Nong Bot in Buri Ram. She was accompanied by Finance Minister Kittiratt Na Ranong, Interior Minister […]
Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, meeting Thai community heads. The Government has always adopted a open-door policy of dialogues with heads of villages, specially with the poor.
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 […]