Rice Pledging Price to Be Cut by 20 Percent

Starting from 30 June 2013 onwards, the rice pledging price under the Government’s rice-pledging scheme will be cut by 20 percent, from 15,000 baht to 12,000 baht per metric tonne during the 2012/2013 production year.

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Addressing the Threats to Cyber Security

Thailand has recently established the National Cyber Security Committee, chaired by the Prime Minister, to address the threats to cyber security.

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Cabinet Approves the Selection of Four Bidders for the Water Management Project

The Cabinet, during its meeting on 18 June 2013, approved results of the selection of four bidders for the design and construction of sustainable water resource management and flood prevention systems in Thailand. .

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Thailand Promotes and Protects Foreign Investments

Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has stated that the Government recognizes the important role of the private sector in supporting economic growth. That is why it has implemented policies to further promote and protect foreign investments.

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Thai Capital Market Ready for the US Withdrawal of its Monetary Stimulus

Governor of the Bank of Thailand Prasarn Trairatvorakul stated that the Thai capital market is prepared to cope with the US withdrawal of its monetary stimulus through quantitative easing.

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Bidding for the 350-Billion-Baht Water Management Scheme

The Government has reaffirmed that the bidding for its 350-billion-baht water management scheme is transparent. Starting in July 2013, it will organize road shows at various river basins to communicate with local people and provide better understanding about the project.

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Financial Burden on Border Hospitals in Thailand

Border hospitals in Thailand are facing a heavy financial burden in providing medical services to migrant workers along the border.

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Thailand Highlights Five Areas of Cooperation between East Asia and Latin America

Thailand has highlighted five main areas of cooperation that East Asia and Latin America can work together to exchange experiences and best practices.

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More Industrial Estates to Be Set up to Accommodate Investment Growth

The Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand, a state enterprise under the Ministry of Industry, plans to set up 28 more industrial estates in order to expand the production base for Thai and foreign investors.

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Southern Residents Present Their Views on Roadmap to Peace

The Southern Border Provinces Administrative Center will entrust provincial Islamic committees in the southern border provinces with holding public discussions in their respective areas on peace dialogues.



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