Life

Satun residents catching clams to eat instead of pork, chicken

  WITH prices of pork, chicken and eggs having risen, people in southern Satun province have turned to catching clams to eat using makeshift gear such as foam boxes and unused fan covers to sift through the mud in canals to do so, Amarin TV this evening. Residents of Khlong Khut sub-district, Mueang district, are

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Local news

5 groups rally at Govt House over rising cost of living

  FIVE activist groups held a demonstration in front of the Government House today (Jan.18) calling for urgent measures to resolve the rising cost of living, Matichon newspaper said. The five groups, Labour Network for People’s Rights,  24 June Democracy Group, New Generation Network in Nonthaburi, administrative and student organisations of Kasetsart University and Thalu

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Business

Ex-minister: Whole economic structure needs adjusting due to rising food prices

  FORMER commerce minister Sontirat Sontijirawong said in a Facebook post today (Jan. 15) that with prices of daily necessities having jumped amid low wages it is now necessary to adjust the whole economic structure, Matichon newspaper said. He warned that the entire economy could collapse and if this happened it would take a long

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Local news

Prayut orders military units to grow parsley to curb soaring prices

By Thai Newsroom Reporters PRIME MINISTER PRAYUT Chan-o-cha today (Nov. 4) ordered military units across the country to grow parsley plants in their premises to help contain the soaring prices of the popular vegetable. Agriculture & Cooperatives Minister Chalermchai Sri-on quoted Prayut as saying during today’s cabinet meeting that various military units are being tasked

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