In Thailand's northeastern province of Khon Kaen, research on Eri silkworms by Khon Kaen University is showing local residents how to add value to their silkworm crops to earn higher income from them.

Soft and comfortable Eri silkworm silk is prized and is fashionable to wear, but now the worms are being selected as another Thai delicacy to be added to different menus.

SI SA KET, May 22 - Thai authorities seized almost 100 Siamese rosewood logs in this northeastern province this month, estimated to total more than Bt10 million in value.

Thursday, 23 May 2013 17:28

Grocery shop owner killed in Narathiwat

NARATHIWAT, May 22 -  A grocery shop owner in Narathiwat's Su-ngai Padi district was shot dead this morning by two presumed  insurgents pretending to be customers.

BANGKOK, May 23 – The Thai government has agreed with a civil society group to sign an accord to deal directly with the problems of the poor and the marginalised.

BANGKOK, May 23 – Thai police have released the photos of two men who allegedly set fire to the Central World shopping complex during the 2010 political protests in the heart of Bangkok.

TOKYO, May 23 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra yesterday invited Japanese investors to join in the development of mega projects in Thailand for the growth of the Southeast Asian region.

BANGKOK, May 23 - Thailand's Pheu Thai party MPs officially submitted the highly-criticised reconciliation bill to Parliament today in a move to grant blanket amnesty for offenders in all political demonstrations since 2006.

BANGKOK, May 22 - Thailand's National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA) said the country's Global Positioning System (GPS) is growing, with its overall value expected to reach Bt4 billion this year.

BANGKOK, May 22 – Energy Minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisal today flatly ruled out any relationship between last night’s electricity blackout in 14 southern provinces and the government’s plan to build a strongly-opposed coal-fired electricity generation plant.

BANGKOK, May 23 -  The public's spending for Vesak Day tomorrow could generate Bt4.8 billion in cash in circulation, according to a survey conducted by the Thai Chamber of Commerce University's Economic and Business Forecasting Center.

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