Thailand’s PM warns opposition MPs not to insult his intelligence

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha hit back at some opposition MPs, from Kao Klai party, on Friday for, what he took as an insult to his and his ministers’ intelligence, their questioning of some Transport Ministry projects, insisting that all of them have been properly screened and transparently implemented. “We are no less intelligent than the […]

UK supermarkets may ban Thai coconut products over use of monkeys

The Thai Animals Protection Association has urged the Commerce and Agriculture ministries to issue a clarification to British retailers quickly about the use of pigtailed macaques in the harvesting of coconuts in Thailand. Mr. Roger Lohanan, secretary-general of the association, made the call after four British retailers pledged to stop offering coconut products that use […]

Deputy Agriculture Minister delivers Poultry to Drought hit Farmers

BANGKOK(NNT) – A Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives visited Maha Sarakham province to deliver poultry to farmers affected by natural disasters, encouraging them to farm animals to generate income. Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives, Praphat Phothasoothon met with local farmers in Maha Sarakham, where he delivered live poultry to farmers as breeding stock […]