Thai rice tests to coordinate with Ministry of Health

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 […]

Extended Rice MoU with Bangladesh

Thailand’s Commerce Ministry had signed an amended Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Bangladesh, extending an agreement on sales of Thai rice. The existing MoU requires Bangladesh to import up to one million tonnes of parboiled rice from Thailand from last year to this year. The change will extend the deadline to import the rice […]