Thai government to extend rice price scheme World

Thai government to extend rice price scheme

The Thai government looks set to extend the rice price guarantees in the 2021-22 season, pledging to earmark 88 billion THB (over 2.6 billion USD) for the annual scheme operating for the third consecutive year.
COVID-19: Thailand expands areas under restrictions World

COVID-19: Thailand expands areas under restrictions

The Thai Government on August 18 announced the expansion of restrictions to three more provinces as the country reeled under unprecedented numbers of coronavirus infections and fatalities on the third consecutive day.
Thai government promotes sustainable fishing World

Thai government promotes sustainable fishing

Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand Prawit Wongsuwon has urged all authorities concerned to maintain their efforts in curbing illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing and strictly enforce the laws to tackle forced labour and human trafficking in the sector.
Thailand takes actions in response to COVID-19 spread World

Thailand takes actions in response to COVID-19 spread

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has decided to cancel all activities celebrating the traditional New Year festival, Songkran, in all districts of the province in a bid to curb the spread of COVID-19.
Thai baht performs worst in Southeast Asia World

Thai baht performs worst in Southeast Asia

The Thai baht was the worst performer among commonly traded Southeast Asian currencies during the first quarter of 2021, the Nikkei Asia Review cited Refinitiv, a global provider of financial market data and infrastructure.
Thai PM orders urgent assistance for flood victims ASEAN

Thai PM orders urgent assistance for flood victims

Heavy rain has triggered flooding in many areas of southern Thailand, particularly in Nakhon Si Thammarat, with Surat Thani, Phattalung, Trang, Satun, Songkla, Pattani, Yala and Narathiwat also impacted.