Business

Vulnerable yet valuable papaya

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PAPAYA TREES are not so resistant to drought or diseases as sugarcanes in the tropical climate of a remote district of Petchaburi but papaya is a cash crop worth several times as much at a domestic market. Farmer Chamnong Meeritthichai of Nong Yaplong district used to operate a sugarcane plantation in

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Coronavirus

Daily Covid count slides to 1,630 but more cases emerge in Klong Toey 

THE Public Health Ministry said this morning (May 10) that there were 1,630 coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, down from 2,101 yesterday, but there were 22 fatalities, up from 17 yesterday, Siam Rath newspaper said. Meanwhile Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) spokesperson, Pol. Capt. Pongsakorn Kwanmuang, said in a Facebook post that another 177

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