• Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:24
    Thai-Khmer border guards in standoff weekend
    Cambodian and Thai border authorities faced off in a heated confrontation on Saturday afternoon, when the Thai side allegedly attempted to use a tractor to remove over 6ha of cassava planted by Cambodian farmers near the border.
  • Fri, 31 Aug 2018 17:51
    Groups slam partial ban on ‘dangerous’ farm chemicals
    Several organisations have lambasted the Hazardous Substance Committee’s (HSC) decision to ban three “dangerous” chemicals only in farms that produce household vegetables and herbs.
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  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:22
    559kg of marijuana found in Korat
    A total of 559kg of marijuana was found in a pickup truck abandoned in a cassava plantation in Nakhon Ratchasima's Chalerm Phra Kiat district on Wednesday morning.
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  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:47
    Monster cassava root gobbles top prize in Nakhon Ratchasima
    A giant cassava root weighing 144 kilos has scooped the top prize at the Korat Tapioca Fair 2018, held at the Nakhon Ratchasima College of Agriculture and Technology.
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  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 21:46
    Elephant found died in Chachoengsao
    An elephant was found dead in a cassava plantation just outside a forest in Chachoengsao on Tuesday night.
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  • Sat, 24 Dec 2016 01:00
    Govt imposes measures to keep cassava price up in harvest season
    TO PREVENt the price of cassava falling during the harvest season, the Commerce Ministry will force tapioca traders to keep more stocks of the commodity and export less.
  • Tue, 13 Dec 2016 01:00
    Govt aims to turn Kingdom into Asean’s No 1 cassava producer
    THE CASSAVA Management and Policy Committee has introduced new strategies for developing Thailand as the leading Asean cassava producer using innovation and technology.
  • Wed, 19 Oct 2016 01:00
    Minimum export price for cassava during harvest
    THE COMMERCE Ministry has set a minimum export price for tapioca starch of US$320 per tonne, and $180 per tonne for tapioca chip, in a bid to drive up the domestic cassava price to Bt1.90 per kilogram, from Bt1.60 currently.
  • Wed, 12 Oct 2016 01:00
    Lao entrepreneurs study China market
    THE LAOTIAN government is focusing on five main products - rice, coffee, furniture, beer and cassava powder - for export to China. However, production levels remain limited compared with the size of the accessible markets.
  • Sat, 24 Sep 2016 01:00
    Relief sought for cassava farmers
    THE COMMERCE Ministry will next week seek Cabinet approval for a Bt1.2-billion budget to help 500,000 cassava farmers, and will also ask the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) to release loans totalling Bt20 billion to help increase
  • Sun, 21 Feb 2016 01:00
    Elephant stomps Laotian to death
    A Laotian man was stomped to death by a wild elephant in a cassava plantation in Chanthaburi’s Khao Khitchakood district on Friday night.
  • Fri, 08 May 2015 21:17
    Agricultural reform necessary, PM
    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said Friday that reforms must be introduced in all agricultural sectors, from rice, rubber, palm and cassava to sugar cane.
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  • Sat, 07 Feb 2015 01:00
    DSI probing graft in cassava price intervention scheme
    The Department of Special Investigation will soon take over a corruption case associated with the government's cassava price intervention which cost Bt4.1 billion, a senior DSI official said yesterday.
  • Fri, 05 Dec 2014 01:00
    Ministry drawing up roadmap for farm trade
    The Commerce Ministry is preparing a proactive work plan for next year to raise the value and standards of farm commodities, such as rice, maize for animal feed, cassava and fruits.
  • Mon, 03 Nov 2014 01:00
    Food traders, processors 'begging for large working capital loans'
    'Hot demand' from exporters and processors of corn, cassava
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