Sun, 21 Oct 2018 01:00
Scheme aims to shift farmers to corn from off-season rice
Agriculture Minister Grisada Boonrach has ordered officials to proceed with a corn growing promotion scheme under the government’s San Palang Pracharat public-private partnership initiative.
Fri, 08 Jun 2018 19:14
PM rules out rice subsidies
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha suggested rice farmers on Friday curb their output in order to prevent oversupply and falling prices.
Tue, 24 Apr 2018 01:00
Rice farmers ‘less to gain’ in Alibaba link
ALIBABA'S ONLINE market may help Thai fruit farmers increase their incomes but rice farmers may not have much to gain due to oversupply in the global market, an economist said.
Wed, 20 Dec 2017 01:00
Centre sees slight growth in Thai economy 2018
ONLINE shopping will continue to expand at a higher rate next year while real estate and SMEs would not fare well due to oversupply and fierce competition, according to the Kasikorn Research Centre.
Mon, 26 Jun 2017 01:00
Prasarn wary of property bubble
FORMER CENTRAL BANK governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul has expressed concern over the potential oversupply of property projects that could trigger the next economic crisis and he was also worried about rising risk in the thrift and the credit cooperatives business.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 10:50
Oversupply of health care professionals expected
Thailand could be faced with an oversupply of health care professionals over the next 10 years, a seminar on the health care workforce was told on Monday.
Sat, 10 Dec 2016 01:00
Innovative community endeavour gives roselle farmers a boost
IT WAS last decade that Sa-Aad Chungsamarn, head of Sanamchan Community Enterprise, decided to support roselle farmers in Nakhon Pathom suffering from a price drop due to the crop’s oversupply.
Sat, 29 Oct 2016 01:00
Foreign acquisitions boost Siam City Cement
SIAM CITY Cement (SCCC) estimates that Thai demand for cement is continuing to deteriorate and will at best be flat this year, with lack of demand and an oversupply situation having led to lower prices in the domestic market.
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 01:00
Discounts aplenty as developers seek to cut Purple Line inventory
RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPERS are offering discounts of up to Bt2.2 million per unit for homes located close to the Purple Line mass-transit rail route from Bang Sue to Bang Yai, in an attempt to reduce an estimated market oversupply of some 30,000 homes worth a
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:16
Thailand suspends rice auctions to limit supply
Thailand will temporarily stop holding state rice auctions to avoid oversupplying the market ahead of the annual crop harvest in November, the country's rice committee said on Wednesday.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 01:00
Global rice market to enter price war
THE GLOBAL RICE market will experience a price war next year as an oversupply is expected at the same time as trade slows, Thai exporters say, putting pressure on the Kingdom because its rice is quite expensive compared with other countries’.
Thu, 26 May 2016 15:41
Brent passes $50 a barrel as global disruptions mount
SINGAPORE - Brent crude rose past $50 a barrel for the first time this year on Thursday, after a fall in US inventories that added to global disruptions which have put a dent in a chronic oversupply.
Sun, 24 Apr 2016 13:48
Casinos in Philippines sprouting ‘too fast,’ says business tycoon
MANILA - Tycoon Enrique Razon Jr. on Thursday (April 21) warned of an “oversupply” of casinos in the Manila Bay area, where his Solaire Resort and Casino operates, with the opening of two more gaming complexes within the next two years.
Wed, 20 Jan 2016 10:01
US crude hits new 12-year low below $28
SINGAPORE - US crude hit new 12-year lows below $28 a barrel in Asia on Wednesday after the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned that the oil market could "drown in oversupply".
Fri, 15 Jan 2016 01:00
Oil flirting with the $20s gives Opec cause to cut production
Oil at $20 per barrel is a stark prediction. Continued global oversupply and China’s increasingly unpredictable economy could make it a reality unless members of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries can put aside their differences and agr