Thailand English-language News for January 8 (HD video)

In Thailand English-language News for January 8, 2018, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:40 | Thais continue to pay their respects to the ashes of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. 01:50 | Museum Siam in Bangkok is hosting an exhibition in tribute to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej until January 21. 02:49 | The Fine Arts […]

Thailand English-language News for November 1

In Thailand English-language News for November 1, 2017, Newsline presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: 00:42 | Thais have begun gathering at Wat Ratchabophi to pay tribute to the royal ashes of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. 01:49 | Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said yesterday that he will consider lifting the political ban at an appropriate time […]

Thailand English-language News For August 3

In Thailand English-language News for August 3, 2017, Newsline presenter Sandra Hanutsaha tells us about: 00:42 | Thais across the country have continued to gather and make funeral flowers to pay their respect for the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. 02:28 | The moulds for two statues of the late King’s Bhumibol Adulyajej’s pet dogs – Khun Thong Daeng […]

Thailand English-language News For March 29, 2017

In the March 29, 2017 edition of Newsline, presenter Cholaphansa Narula tells us about: • The Thailand Cabinet has endorsed the current concessionaire of the MRT Blue Line to implement the MRT Blue Line extension projects covering from Hua Lamphong to Bang Khae and from Bang Sue to Tha Phra on a net cost Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis. […]

Isaan Under Contract – A Push For Stronger Contract Farming Regulations

Contract farming is a common choice among farmers in the northeast of Thailand due to its low start-up costs and potential financial advantages. But farmers report that the system is ridden with problems and many producers involved find themselves to be in severe debt and feel controlled by the companies they work for. A recently proposed contract farming protection act pushes for more regulation and is supposed to be reviewed this month.

Isaan Under Contract – A Push For Stronger Contract Farming Regulations

Shortly after the sun settled deep into the horizon on the other side of the Chi River the sky turned to an inky black and the structures of fish baskets, corrugated tin shacks, and wooden walkways became shadows on the water. A pickup truck backed down to the river’s edge with two large water tanks […]