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Opposition attacks rice subsidy scheme, water management projects

BANGKOK, Nov 27 – The highly-criticised rice subsidy plan highlighted today's no-confidence debate against Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in the House of Representatives. ...

Furious rubber farmers vow to renew rally next Saturday

NAKHON SI THAMMARAT, Sept 7 – Rubber growers in 10 southern provinces have announced that they will demonstrate again next Saturday to protest the...

Govt confident Parliament will pass Bt2 trillion loan bill this month

BANGKOK, Aug 8 – Foreign investors were assured today that the government’s massive investment on infrastructure development to upgrade Thailand as a ‘connectivity hub’...

Farmers assured of paddy price review by Friday

BANGKOK, June 25 – Farmers from 15 provinces rallied at Government House today and set a seven-day deadline for the government to retain its...

Dissenting farmers demand review of Thai government rice policy

BANGKOK, June 24 – Farmers from 26 rice-producing provinces filed a complaint with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra today, seeking a review of the...

Abhisit firmly rejects govt’s Bt2 trillion loans

BANGKOK, June 6 – The House scrutiny committee resolved today to abide by the original bill on Bt2 trillion loans for Thailand’s infrastructure development...

Parliament to debate Bt2 trillion loan bill in August

BANGKOK, May 16 – The government-sponsored bill seeking Bt2 trillion in loan for Thailand’s infrastructure development will not be ready for debate in Parliament’s...

Government braces for parliamentary censure

BANGKOK, Nov 22 – Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra called a meeting of Pheu Thai party cabinet members to work out preparations for the...

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Careless construction causes damage to Pattaya home

Sheet metal roofing that had not been secured properly blew into residential buildings, causing damage but no injuries in Nong Plalai. Winds from a June...

Thai cabinet approves to officially reopen Phuket and 3 more islands

The cabinet was set to consider the initial country reopening set for July 1 under the Phuket Sandbox project proposed by the Tourism and...

Heavy rain drops Pattaya in watery sinkhole

Apart from sinkholes and trenches dug for wires and pipes, Pattaya residents continue to have to deal with flooding every time it rains. Sunday...

Thai institutes discover cannabis root can help restore function in lungs damaged by infection

The country’s Ministry of Public Health reports that four cannabis strains from Thailand will be registered as items of National Heritage, to promote research...

Coins of the Realm: First Series Siamese Banknotes, trials and tribulations

In the article “Watermarked Paper First Series”, published in Pattaya Mail on Friday February 12, 2021, I wrote about problems with the watermarked paper....