Thailand allows migrant workers to work in Thailand until July 31 World

Thailand allows migrant workers to work in Thailand until July 31

The Thai Cabinet has decided to allow migrant workers from Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar to work in Thailand until July 31, 2020, to help reduce the potential spread of the coronavirus disease 2019, and to maintain a workforce as the situation gradually improves.
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Thai “red-shirt” leader hunted for lese-majeste

Thailand's Criminal Court on April 11 approved an arrest warrant against Wuthipong Kochathamkhun, a leader of the United Front for Democracy against Dictatorship (UDD), or “red shirts”, for an alleged lese-majeste offense.
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Thailand reclaims world’s top rice exporter

Thailand has once again become the world’s top rice exporter after having sold 1.5 million tonnes of rice to foreign countries in the first two months of this year, said the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT).
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Thailand’s 2014 rice export forecast to plunge

The University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce ( UTCC ) has indicated that Thailand’s 2014 rice exports may plunge in both Asian and global markets due to low output and high production costs.
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Thailand to issue bonds to fund rice programme

The Thai government is preparing to issue bonds worth up to 100 billion baht (3.1 billion USD) in a bid to raise funds for the debt-plagued rice support programme, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand.
Thai PM pledges to pay rice debts World

Thai PM pledges to pay rice debts

Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has promised to settle millions of dollars in overdue payments to the country’s rice farmers.
Thailand: China rice deal collapse not expected to hurt orders World

Thailand: China rice deal collapse not expected to hurt orders

The Thai Rice Exporters Association (TREA) has recently affirmed that rice export activities of the country’s private sector are unlikely to be affected by China’s decision to cancel a deal on buying 1.2 million tonnes of rice from the government.
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Thailand, Indonesia to sign MoU on fishery cooperation

Thailand and Indonesia plan to ink a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on fishery cooperation during Thai Minister for Agriculture Yukol Limlamthong’s visit to Indonesia slated for this year’s end, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand.
JBC concludes with new border checkpoint World

JBC concludes with new border checkpoint

The 5th Thai-Cambodian Joint Border Commission (JCB) meeting in Bangkok ended on Feb.14 with a mutual agreement to open a new border checkpoint linking Stung Bot and Ban Nong Eian districts.

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Thailand to become rice trading hub

Thai Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives is planning to transform Thailand into an advance trading hub for rice in the ASEAN region, which is expected to stabilize prices of Thai rice in the world market.