Kanchanaburi (Thailand)

Type: City
Name: Kanchanaburi (Thailand)
Country: Thailand
Latitude: 14.02
Longitude: 99.529999
population: 63,699
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Signs Thailand's food security is at risk

Home » opinion » Re: "Government refuses rice price guarantee, but will help cut farmers' costs", Business, September 27. I don't know how the government will go about reducing the costs of production for rice farmers. But I suggest that small-scale farmers ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Adventure with elephants

A mahout tends to his young elephant during bath time. Source: Supplied Don’t ever get between an elephant and it’s bananas. And if one drops on the ground don’t even think about picking it up With a nose as big as theirs an elephant will sniff it out ... [Published Perth Now - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

There are better ways to bolster Thai rice

The demand side of rice should not be overlooked. The idea of paying farmers to stop growing rice in order to reduce supplies might help raise the market price domestically, but prices on the global market are determined by other major exporters, such ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 2 reports

Thai PM’s visit to Burma will boost delayed Dawei port plan

Burma’s stalled Dawei development project is expected to get a big boost when Thai Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha, visits the country next month. State visit is scheduled for 7 October, said a source. Dawei (also known as Tavoy) today is a sleepy ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

We need policies to distribute opportunity, income to the poor

Re: "Richest 0.1% own half nation's assets", National, September 23. The figures cited in Tuesday's report reflect a failure of development in Thailand, where the fruits of high economic growth have been distributed unfairly.It seems that, in our case, ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Cops need policing

If the world holds any hope that the mystery into the murders on Koh Tao of Hannah Witheridge and David Miller will be solved, I would like to draw attention to the following cases: Kirsty Jones, August 2000, Chiang Mai; Adam Lloyd and Vanessa Arscott; ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Weather forecast: Widely scattered rain expected in the kingdom

– The Meteorological Department's daily weather forecast, expects scattered rain in the kingdom today.The Meteorological Department says with the weakening southwest monsoon passing over the Andaman Sea, Thailand and the Gulf of Thailand, widely scattered ... [Published Pattaya Mail - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Kamnan calls in cops after finding her car has a twin

A woman in Ayutthaya has lodged a complaint with police after discovering the licence plate and chassis numbers on her Honda were identical to those on another car of the same model and colour in Kanchanaburi.Waratthaya Trisin, a 46-year-old kamnan from ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Improve image of vocational students to ensure Thailand's Asean success

Re: "Thousands of teachers should get permanent contracts: Ovec", National, September 9. I agree with the approach of the Office of Vocational Education Commission (Ovec), in asking the new government to approve its plan to hire 10,000 more permanent ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Thailand: Martial law to be lifted in tourist areas

Martial law imposed since the military coup in Thailand could soon be lifted in 22 provinces popular with tourists, according to Thai media.Provinces such as Chonburi, Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai, Kanchanaburi, Ratchaburi, and Rayong along with several southern ... [Published VietnamPlus - Sep 06 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Locals set to fix bridge after dispute

Thai and Mon locals in Kanchanaburi have pledged to fix the country's longest wooden bridge themselves after a contractor's attempts to repair the structure ended in failure.All hands on deck: Locals and soldiers remove allegedly 'substandard' planks ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

A destination to dream about

A classic Campervan rolls along the road in a Dream Destinations road trip in Kanchanaburi province. Local faces.There's nothing quite as lush as Kanchanaburi in the rainy season While it's a great place to visit the whole year around, Kanchanaburi province ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 03 2014]

Quotes

"When I showed him what I had found at the scene of the murder, he realised I had conclusive evidence that he was involved, and he admitted to his part in the murder."
...Supap Sirins, General Manager of the extended stay hotel, located in the heart of Bangkok. "We here at the Mayfair look forward to supporting Operation Smile for many more years to come in the hopes that we can continue to help make a difference in the lives of children all over Thailand."
Re: "Government refuses rice price guarantee, but will help cut farmers' costs" , Business, September 27. I don't know how the government will go about reducing the costs of production for rice farmers...
"Myanmar is now in the process of reforming its economic system to modernise the country in line with international practice,'' Mr Pisanu said. "Several changes involve existing cooperation projects, such as the Dawei deep-sea port and the development of the industrial zone there."

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The man behind the drive to end Phukets taxi mafia [Published The Phuket News - Sep 30 2014]
Mayfair, Bangkok Marriott Helps Expand Support ... [Published SPi World News - Sep 29 2014]
Signs Thailand's food security is at risk [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 29 2014]
Adventure with elephants [Published Perth Now - Sep 27 2014]
There are better ways to bolster Thai rice [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 26 2014]
The Lucky Seven: ‘Cine Totoo’ Southeast Asian e... [Published GMA News Online - Sep 26 2014]
Thai PM’s visit to Burma will boost delayed Daw... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 26 2014]
Prayut Myanmar trip to boost delayed port plan [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 26 2014]
Over the borderline [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 25 2014]
We need policies to distribute opportunity, inc... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 24 2014]
Cops need policing [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 24 2014]
Wines with a conscience [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Sep 20 2014]
Weather forecast: Widely scattered rain expecte... [Published Pattaya Mail - Sep 20 2014]
Kamnan calls in cops after finding her car has ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 20 2014]
Music for elephants: How Paul Barton is apologi... [Published Yourstory.in - Sep 14 2014]
Improve image of vocational students to ensure ... [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 11 2014]
Bangkok Luxury Package: Special program for Aus... [Published e-Travel Blackboard - Sep 08 2014]
Locals set to fix bridge after dispute [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 07 2014]
Thailand: Martial law to be lifted in tourist a... [Published VietnamPlus - Sep 06 2014]
New Culture Minister Will Continue to Promote R... [Published The Government Public Relations Department - Sep 04 2014]
World's most BIZARRE temples [Published rediff.com - Sep 03 2014]
A destination to dream about [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 03 2014]
The spirits around us [Published The Nation - Thailand - Sep 03 2014]
Three-month Progress Report of the NCPO [Published Noodls - Sep 01 2014]
Amata well positioned to tap into AEC ... [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 01 2014]
Checkpoints in line for upgrade in trade push [Published Bangkok Post - Sep 01 2014]
No foul play? [Published Bangkok Post - Aug 31 2014]
Daily Weather Forecast Distribution Friday 29 A... [Published Pattaya Daily News - Aug 29 2014]
Daily Weather Forecast Distribution Thursday 28... [Published Pattaya Daily News - Aug 28 2014]
Low rain spurs fear of drought [Published The Nation - Thailand - Aug 24 2014]
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Thai PM’s visit to Burma will boost delayed Daw... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Sep 26 2014]
Burma’s stalled Dawei development project is expected to get a big boost when Thai Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha, visits the country next month. State visit is scheduled for 7 October, said a source. Dawei (also known as Tavoy) today is a sleepy ...
Thailand: Burmese Refugees Criticize Thailand’s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 15 2014]
Source: IrrawaddyCountry: Myanmar, Thailand By SAW YAN NAING / THE IRRAWADDY CHIANG MAI — Burmese refugees have criticized the Thai junta’s plan to send them home within the next year, saying they have been left in the dark about the repatriation process ...
Thailand: Malaria closely monitored during the ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 10 2014]
Source: Government of ThailandCountry: Thailand BANGKOK, 6 July 2014 (NNT) – Malaria is being strictly monitored during the emerging rainy season, as even earlier between January 1st and June 13th, 2014, 11,036 cases were reported nationwide. The South ...
Thailand: The Migrants of Mahachai [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jun 25 2014]
Source: Democratic Voice of BurmaCountry: Myanmar, Thailand By FELIZ SOLOMON In a port town just west of Bangkok, Burmese labourers toil under slave-like conditions in a multi-billion dollar seafood industry. It started with a nameless phone number ...
The Migrants of Mahachai [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jun 25 2014]
It started with a nameless phone number passed around until it got to Ngwe Htay, a Mon State native who lived on a farm until an electrical fire wiped it away in a quick sweep of misfortune. The man on the phone promised jobs for his family in a Chinese-owned ...
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