Thai farming lags behind its Asean peers

The farming sector is showing signs of weakness as competitors in the region, such as Vietnam, are starting to do better in many products, warn researchers at the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI). Market openings under a farm agreement of the Asean Economic Community have impacted farm products in Thailand,partly due to market access and […]

Changing status of elephants in Thailand A CAUSE FOR WORRY

ADIS ISRANGKURA In Thai culture, no animal can rival the significance the elephant enjoys. In centuries past they ferried merchandise across the country, transported people over rough terrain, harvested timber and earned fame and notoriety for their fierce exploits in war. Thais regarded elephants as sacred creatures. Capturing these beasts in the wild had to […]