Droughts hit Thailand’s rice sector ASEAN

Droughts hit Thailand’s rice sector

This is a tough year for Thailand’s rice sector due to prolonged droughts in the northeast and strong baht (THB), said Honorary President of the Thai Rice Exporters Association Chookiat Ophaswongse.
Thailand warns of looming drought World

Thailand warns of looming drought

Thailand is going to experience its worst drought in a decade, as average precipitation across the country has fallen far short of monthly averages, said the Meteorological Department.
Thailand, Laos ink MoC on railway development World

Thailand, Laos ink MoC on railway development

Thailand, Laos and China have signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on the development of a rail line connecting Thailand’s Nong Khai province with Laos’s Vientiane capital city.
Thai club wants to sign Vietnamese players Culture - Sports

Thai club wants to sign Vietnamese players

Thai League 1 side Nakhon Ratchasima is looking to sign Vietnamese players Nguyen Anh Duc and Phan Van Duc after watching their brilliant performances at the ongoing ASEAN Federation Football (AFF) Suzuki Cup 2018.
Thailand announces joint drill with US World

Thailand announces joint drill with US

Thailand and the US will launch the joint drill Cobra Gold 2018, the biggest annual multilateral exercise in Asia-Pacific, from February 13 to 23 next year, announced the Royal Thai Armed Forces on October 19.
 Work on Thailand-China railway to start in November World

Work on Thailand-China railway to start in November

Construction of the first section of the Thailand-China high-speed railway will begin in November although there is still a problem with an environmental impact assessment study, Thai Transport Minister Arkhom Termpittayapaisith confirmed on October 16.
Floods wreak havoc in Thailand World

Floods wreak havoc in Thailand

Heavy floods in the northeastern region of Thailand have caused losses worth of 15.7 billion THB (0.47 billion USD), equivalent to 0.1 percent of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), according to the Kasikorn Research Centre.