Published: May 12, 2021
The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a THB6.056 billion subsidy for sugarcane farmers who cut fresh cane for sugar factories instead of burning them, in a bid to reduce air pollution caused by the burning of plantations, deputy government spokesperson Ratchada Thanadirek said.
Published: February 16, 2021
The Cabinet on Monday set the price of final-stage sugarcane with a sweetness of 10 commercial cane sugar (CCS) at Bt833.22 per tonne and set the yield rate for processed sugar for the 2019/2020 crop year at 357.09 per tonne, the government’s deputy spokesperson Ratchada Thanadirek said.
Published: March 24, 2020
The gross domestic product (GDP) of agriculture in the first quarter of 2020 contracted by 4.8 per cent, compared to the same period in 2019, Rapibhat Chandarasrivongs, the Office of Agricultural Economics secretary-general, said.
Published: January 30, 2020
A student and his parents had to take refuge in a relative's home after their house in Kanchanaburi province was destroyed by a fire that spread from a nearby sugarcane plantation on Tuesday (January 28).
Published: January 25, 2020
An academic has warned that the government’s plan to build more sugar factories and biomass power plants may worsen air quality by releasing more particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in diameter (PM 2.5).
Published: January 21, 2020
Thung Fon Police Station was notified on Monday (January 20) of a corpse found in a sugarcane plantation. A joint team of police officers, medical personnel from the Thung Fon Hospital and rescue volunteers was dispatched to the scene.
Published: October 03, 2019
In a September exchange with a local group, Mitr Phol Sugar Co executive Paitoon Praphatharo promised that a proposed new Mitr Ban Pai sugar factory would not affect the environment and would save on transportation costs.
Published: August 02, 2019
The large number of foreign tourists visiting each year includes a large group that has started to look at condominiums to buy, so they can have a place to stay when they visit Phuket.Some also sought additional rental income when they were not in residence.