Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
Industrial rubber masterplan being proposed for Rayong
The Rubber Authority of Thailand (RAOT) has mapped out a masterplan to increase annual rubber exports from Bt250 billion to Bt800 billion, while establishing a rubber industrial estate in Rayong province, part of the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC).
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:30
Himalayan griffon vulture found in Krabi rubber plantation after storm
A large but weak Himalayan griffon vulture has been found in a Krabi rubber plantation after Monday’s storm. It could have come from as far away as Tibet.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 01:00
Rubber Association sacrificing farmers to big business
The Rubber Association of Thailand was created to increase the price of rubber and improve the lives of rubber farmers. Not only has it not succeeded, but it now appears to have embraced a mission of improving the lot of Chinese rubber buyers.
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.
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.
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.
Sun, 25 Nov 2018 16:45
Thai rubber farms stretched as US-China trade war saps demand
They work in the pre-dawn gloom tapping trees for the "white gold" that has made their country the world's top rubber producer -- but as prices plunge due to the US-China trade war, Thai farmers are giving up the sap.
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 01:00
Cash for rubber growers
The government yesterday agreed in principle to the proposed cash relief measure for rubber growers at Bt1,800 per rai for a maximum of 15 rais, amid continuous fall in the product’s price.
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 01:00
Ministry seeks Bt10 bn to help rubber growers
Private sector to be asked to help boost prices, govt will seek to also increase demand.
Tue, 30 Oct 2018 16:20
Officials cut down 1,500 encroaching rubber trees in Nakhon Si Thammarat after court ruling
Some 1,500 six-year-old rubber trees in a 16-rai (2.5 hectares) plantation that encroached onto Huai Ta Luang Soi and Huai Ton Rian forests in Nakhon Si Thammarat’s Tha Sala district were cut down on Tuesday after a court case reached its conclusion.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 11:29
65 villagers face charges for betting on cockfighting in Loei
Army troops rounded up 65 villagers inside a rubber plantation in Loei's Erawan district on Thursday for allegedly betting on cockfighting.
Thu, 25 Oct 2018 09:16
Satun nurse drowns in Phetchaburi River dinghy accident
A nurse from Satun drowned in the Phetchaburi River after her rubber dinghy hit a bridge pillar in Phetchaburi's Kaeng Krachan district on Wednesday.
Wed, 10 Oct 2018 01:00
SCRUBBERS ON VESSELS
Sulphur dioxide scrubbers will be installed on vessels of a major Thai container shipping |container company, to bring emissions in line with requirements of the International Maritime Organisation.
Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
Ministry to compensate rubber growers
Some relief for those not tapping latex in efforts to control supply and boost price
Thu, 04 Oct 2018 01:00
Caution: Slapping condoms on pigeons would trigger a religious backlash
Re: “The rubber solution for Thailand’s pigeon, stray dog problems”, Have Your Say, yesterday.