• Thu, 23 May 2019 01:00
    Milk to be dumped in protest against new rules
    DAIRY FARMERS are threatening to dump milk in protest over the Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry’s new regulations, which they say has affected milk production nationwide and resulted in a surplus of 110 tonnes of milk per day or 3,300 tonnes per month.
    national
  • Fri, 03 May 2019 01:00
    BAAC issues 3-year savings lottery
    Bank for Agiculture and Agicultural Cooperatives (BAAC) has issued a three-year savings lottery worth Bt120 billion with an interest rate at 0.25 per cent per year.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    BAAC helps farmers meet food safety standards
    THE BANK for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC) has been successful in helping some farmers and community-based enterprises produce high-quality products that meet food-safety standards, Apirom Sukprasert, the bank’s president, said.
    Economy
  • Wed, 13 Feb 2019 01:00
    Decision to slowly phase out paraquat met with stiff opposition
    CONSUMER PROTECTION activists voiced firm objection to Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach’s proposal to ban the use of paraquat chemical in three years instead of one year.
    national
  • Thu, 27 Dec 2018 01:00
    Fixed-income funds, corporate bonds among concerns flagged by BOT
    THE BANK of Thailand (BOT) yesterday warned investors about the risks posed by fixed-income funds invested abroad, while also flagging concerns over deposits placed with savings cooperatives and bonds issued by Thai conglomerates.
    Economy
  • Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:32
    No bail for rubber executives charged with graft
    Two former executives of the Trang Rubber Cooperatives Assembly have been denied bail after surrendering separately to police to fight accusations of corruption and theft of rubber stock worth millions of baht.
    national
  • Thu, 06 Dec 2018 13:00
    Arrest warrants issued for former executives on alleged corruption charges
    The Trang Provincial Court has approved arrest warrants for two former executives of Trang Rubber Cooperatives Assembly on alleged corruption charges and rubber stock theft that caused multi-million-baht damages.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 30 Nov 2018 01:00
    Another Bt5 bn for rubber sector
    Natural Rubber Policy Committee has approved Bt5 billion for loans with a reduced 0.01 per cent interest rate to stimulate the export of processed rubber by rubber cooperatives, Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Krisada Boonrat said yesterday.
    Economy
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 01:00
    AID FOR RUBBER GROWERS
    The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives will today ask the Ministry of Energy (MOE) to buy 100,000 tonnes of rubber in stock as a measure to ease price impact on rubber growers.
    Economy
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
    Panel to tackle cooperative loan default risk
    FEARING A large number of defaults on loans given out by savings and credit union cooperatives, Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach has set up a sub-committee to find solutions within 30 days.
    national
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 15:11
    Farming minister promotes corn growth
    Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Grisada Boonrach has set up district-and tambon-level teams nationwide to encourage rice farmers to grow corn for animal feed after their rice harvest to meet a target of 2 million rai of corn plantation.
    national
  • Wed, 23 May 2018 01:00
    BT100 BN TO AID POOR 
    The Cabinet yesterday approved a supplementary mid-year budget of Bt100 billion aimed at boosting the livelihoods of low-income groups through the Thai Niyom Yangyuen project, according to the ministers of interior, finance, agriculture and cooperatives, tourism and sport, energy and the prime minister's office in a press conference. 
    Economy
  • Sun, 20 May 2018 15:50
    Cheap loans, tailored fertiliser offered to farmers
    The Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry launched “Kaset Sukjai” cards for more than three million farmers across the country on Sunday.
    Breaking News
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