• Fri, 19 Oct 2018 01:00
    New Army chief’s pro-coup stance ahead of polls angers many
    THE NEW Army chief will find it difficult to justify any more coups after scholars, politicians and activists loudly rejected his statement that the military might take control again if political upheavals re-emerge.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:45
    Two held in Patong fake-goods bust
    Fake goods in Phuket are getting more difficult to find as the “intellectual property" crackdown continues. Officers raided another market in Patong and seized more than 4,000 counterfeit goods valued at around Bt1.3 million.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:00
    New agricultural extension chief appointed in seven-official reshuffle
    The Cabinet has approved the promotion of the deputy director-general of the Agricultural Extension Department, Samrarn Saraban, to the position of director-general, Agriculture Minister Krissada Boonraj said on Tuesday.
    national
  • Mon, 15 Oct 2018 17:51
    Corteva Agriscience and IRRI announce rice tech partnership
    Corteva Agriscience – the agriculture division of US giant DowDuPont – and the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) on Monday announced a multi-year framework agreement on collaborative rice research, deployment of new breeding technologies and the development of breeding programmes.
    Economy
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 15:27
    Thai authorities raid Aid Alliance Committee refugee home in Mahachai
    Thai authorities unexpectedly raided the refugee home of Aid Alliance Committee (AAC), an organization helping Myanmar migrant workers in Thailand in Samut Sakhon province and cut water and electricity supply from the building, making over 100 migrant workers life difficult.
    national
  • Thu, 11 Oct 2018 01:00
    Unlike PETA, Heinecke’s Minor International has made huge strides in elephant welfare
    Shame on PETA, and in particular its Asia vice president, Jason Baker. You may have travelled to Asia over the past 20 years but I have made regular visits to Thailand for the last 60 years and repeatedly witnessed Bill Heinecke put his money where his mouth is and lead his Minor International team in doing something positive about the care of elephants.
    your say
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
    The real reason America has declared war on China
    By embracing Peter Navarro’s xenophobic “Death by China” hysteria and staging Vice President Pence’s articulated “Death to China” speech last week, the Trump administration has officially labelled China as America’s new public enemy and lifted the curtain on a new cold war. 
    your say
  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
    Agricultural areas face drought threat
    160 reservoirs low on water; farmers told to avoid crops needing heavy irrigation; worries rise for dry season.
    national
  • Tue, 09 Oct 2018 15:19
    Almond milk promoted as vegetarian fest gets underway
    Blue Diamond Growers, a US-based almond-growing agricultural cooperative based in Sacramento, California, recently promoted the natural goodness of its Almond Breeze range with an interactive “Fun Art Day Workshop” for the media at Paintbar on the 6th floor of Piman 49 complex.
    event
  • Sun, 07 Oct 2018 21:22
    Digitising Chinese charity
    More people are making charitable donations in China, particularly with the advent of mobile payment systems that make it more convenient to donate to those in need. However, while charitable giving in China is up by about two-thirds since 2011, it is still very low by world standards. 
    opinion
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    Dtac, start-up develop agronomy services
    Dtac has joined forces with the agritech startup Ricult and Rak Ban Kerd Co (RBK) to develop agronomy services, which allow farmers to receive personalised weather forecast, health monitoring and crop advice.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 03 Oct 2018 01:00
    CABINET GIVES THE NOD TO RESTRUCTURE FARMERS’ DEBT 
    The Cabinet yesterday approved the rehabilitation of Bt6.3 billion in loans extended to 36,605 farmers, who are members of the Reconstruction and Development Fund (RDF), by the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC), Nattaporn Jatusripitak, spokesperson attached to the deputy prime minister in charge of economic affairs, said after a Cabinet meeting yesterday.
    Economy
  • Tue, 02 Oct 2018 01:00
    Brands must evolve with markets, but must stay true to their values
    In a fast-changing world, it is a challenge for businesses to keep their brands sustainable in the long term. Michael Ventura, the CEO and founder of Sub Rosa, a strategy and design firm that has worked with some of the world’s largest and most important brands, speaks to The Nation’s Kwanchai Rungfapaisarn on how to keep a brand healthy and ensure its survival even through difficult times.
    Economy
  • Sun, 30 Sep 2018 01:00
    Researchers find 160 orchid species in Bengkulu
    A group of researchers from Bengkulu University's school of agriculture has found and documented 160 orchid species in the region. 
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 27 Sep 2018 01:00
    Wake-up call on climate issued
    THAI companies have been too slow to adapt to the consequences of climate change, say researchers who have welcomed plans by the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) to issue green bonds.
    Corporate
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